Local authority investment in money and welfare rights advice provision reaps significant benefits for citizens with every £1 invested providing financial gains of £21-24 for clients, according to a new report.
The Common Advice Performance Management Reporting Framework overview report summarises the contribution made by money and welfare rights advice services funded by local authorities and delivered on an inhouse or external basis.
The key findings in the 2017-18 report are:
The investment by local authorities in money and welfare rights advice represents good value for money and improves the financial position of the poorest and most vulnerable members of communities.
Individual reports for each local authority will be published in January 2019.
If you have any questions or would like to discuss the report further, please contact Karen Carrick, firstname.lastname@example.org