Universal Credit IT programme not fit for purpose, sources warn

The Guardian: 'New UC project director Howard Shiplee said to have ordered redesign of software for DWP's flagship scheme'… read more

Computer Weekly: 'DWP prepares the ground for NAO to reveal what's really happening in Universal Credit IT'… read more

NAO: 'Universal Credit is a major reform of the benefit system and will combine in-work and out of work benefits and tax credits for working-age claimants between 2013 and 2017. Our report will assess the progress of implementation so far and how the Department for Work and Pensions has managed risks within the programme.' report due out 5 September 2013