Q&A from the latest BetterOff Show and Tell day

Last week LookingLocal and Kirklees Council hosted their third BetterOff ‘Show and Tell’ day, which saw a range of local authorities and housing associations join Kirklees and Stockport Councils in London to discuss the new, ground-breaking welfare and employment platform. Our Show and Tell sessions are designed to be relaxed and informal so that delegates can really get under the skin of the BetterOff approach and solution, and have the freedom to ask questions; both big and small. Below are a few of the key questions and answers from the day, which we wanted to share.…

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BetterOff Show and Tell day 9th March - London

Wednesday was our third BetterOff Show and Tell day this time hosted in London. Seven local authorities and housing associations from across the country joined us at The Club House in West London to hear about the latest progress with BetterOff Kirklees. BetterOff is a new online platform that tackles the benefit and welfare process end-to-end; from assessing entitlement to benefits, guiding claimants through benefits applications and helping claimants into work.…

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BetterOff Show and Tell Day - 28th Jan

Yesterday was our second BetterOff Show and Tell day in Huddersfield. Nine local authorities and housing associations from across the country joined us at Huddersfield Town Hall to hear about the latest progress with BetterOff Kirklees. BetterOff is a new online platform that tackles the benefit and welfare process end-to-end; from assessing entitlement to benefits, guiding claimants through benefits applications and helping claimants into work.…

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BETTEROFF SHOW ‘N’ TELL DAY 1

This week, 14 local authorities and housing associations from across the country joined us at Huddersfield Town Hall to hear about the latest progress with BetterOff Kirklees. BetterOff is a new online platform that tackles the benefit and welfare process end-to-end; from assessing entitlement to benefits, guiding claimants through benefit applications and helping claimants into work.…

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BetterOff Now Available Via GCloud7

LookingLocal is pleased to confirm that the BetterOff solution can now be purchased by public sector organisations via the Digital Marketplace and G-Cloud Framework. G-Cloud 7 which went live in November, eases the procurement process and enables potential customers to see the full range of details required to make an informed evaluation or purchasing decision; everything from the features and benefits to data security standards.…

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How are LookingLocal and entitledto enabling Hyde Housing to help their residents understand upcoming changes to benefits?

The July 2015 Budget announced a pledge to cut £12 billion from the welfare bill. This will result in many changes to benefits that will be introduced over the next few years. The welfare reform bill is currently in its third reading and the changes will start to be implemented from April next year. The July 2015 Budget announced a pledge to cut £12 billion from the welfare bill. This will result in many changes to benefits that will be introduced over the next few years. The welfare reform bill is currently in its third reading and the changes will start to be implemented from April next year. To help people in the UK understand these changes entitledto has partnered with LookingLocal to include a responsive benefits calculator in our MyCouncil and MyLandlord apps.…

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Combining employment and benefits seen as key for claimants and councils at Better Off preview event

Our BetterOff preview last week was a great success with delegates coming to the Library of Birmingham from all parts of the country to see, hear and interact with the new benefits and employment solution that LookingLocal has developed with Kirklees Council.…

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Advice platform that boosts the local economy

A new digital platform will increase the amount benefits claimants contribute to their local economy - and deliver significant savings on advice budgets for councils, housing associations and other advisory bodies.…

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Helping 70% of benefits claimants self-serve

A new digital solution will enable seven out of ten benefits claimants to self-serve, rather than seek face-to-face guidance from local authority benefits teams or other agencies, such as housing associations and advisory organisations.…

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Learn about tenant directories that go far beyond Housing

A new generation of online Tenant Information and Community Hubs are providing far more than access to housing services.…

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