Victoria Todd

Victoria Todd

Victoria Todd

Senior Technical Manager, LITRG

Technical
1 February 2018

A £1.5 billion package of changes was announced to universal credit in the Autumn Budget 2017. In this article we outline those changes and explain the knock-on effects to the roll-out timetable.

Technical
1 January 2018

LITRG has responded to a technical consultation on draft secondary legislation relating to Help to Save accounts. The regulations follow on from earlier consultations on key aspects of the scheme.

Technical
1 January 2018

The Autumn Budget revolved around embracing the future, in particular the changes, challenges and opportunities facing the UK as we prepare for Brexit – but what were the key announcements for those on the lowest incomes?

Technical
1 December 2017

The LITRG have published a report summarising the main shortcomings of the current universal credit system in respect of the self-employed and suggesting positive reforms that would encourage entrepreneurial activity and relieve administrative burdens.

Technical
1 October 2017

Control of a number of existing social security benefits is being passed from the UK Government to the Scottish Government and the Social Security (Scotland) Bill provides a framework for the creation of the Scottish social security system to deal with these benefits.

Victoria Todd discusses the impact for self-employed people of the move from tax credits to universal credit
Universal credit
1 September 2017

Victoria Todd discusses the impact for self-employed people of the move from tax credits to universal credit

Technical
1 June 2017

Tax-Free Childcare started to accept claims from 21 April 2017 and will continue to roll-out during 2017. This article provides an update on who can claim and what it means for employer supported childcare schemes.

Technical
1 March 2017

LITRG responded to the Committee’s inquiry highlighting concerns about the impact of the current structure of universal credit on the self-employed.