Universal Credit: The First 100 days

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Notify me of new posts via email. Agile Governance Buy the book! But this had huge implications. Giving evidence alongside Iain Duncan Smith at the work and pensions select committee will be Howard Shiplee, the former London Olympics executive drafted in earlier this year to "reset" the Universal Credit programme amid growing concerns over delays and IT issues.

News Olympic boss Shiplee calls for open relationship with industry T The former head of UC, Philip Langsdale, an acknowledged project management expert, died only three months into the job after making early progress.

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Log of top management change on the ?2.2bn Universal Credit Programme.

Follow Blog via Email Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. More News. His know how and experience will be invaluable as we begin the roll-out of Universal Credit.

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To that end, the key decision taken by the Secretary of State to reset the programme to ensure its delivery on time and within budget has been critical. The shadow welfare secretary of state, Liam Byrne said it was time his counterpart reached out for cross party rescue talks. Name required.

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Read more 7 updates. Maybe he ought to go through the system anonymously to test it? I received an e-mail from one of my clients this morning seeking some advice on two issues which were troubling her. This includes establishing a clear plan for delivery and introducing more independent oversight, so the big challenges are tackled not sidestepped.

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Universal Credit head Howard Shiplee off sick Campaign4Change

As part of his project overhaul, Shiplee wrote to staff in July to tell them that at least a third of his staff would be moved off the project. To help us improve GOV.

This will spell out clearly what we expect from benefit claimants and better prepare them for the world of work. So while the enhanced IT option — which will help us deliver this change - is being finalised, we will press ahead with rolling out the cultural elements of Universal Credit to support this transformation.