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  • Press release
  • 20th Sep 2023

Research shows employees want and need new ways to save

A joint research project between PayCaptain, the London-based payroll service provider, and the Behavioural Insights Team has uncovered new findings on employees’ barriers to saving.  With economic pressures on employees continuing to increase and one million households expected to have run out of savings by the end of 2023, the…

  • Press release
  • 18th Oct 2023

Groundbreaking research on WhatsApp chatbot to reduce intimate partner violence published in PLOS

Patterns of violence can start at an impressionable age, when teenagers and women start their first serious relationships and learn what is “normal”—or even desirable—in a partner. There is a strong connection between positive power equity beliefs and lower IPV prevalence.

  • Press release
  • 18th Mar 2024

UK GDP held back by hidden information on price and quality

A lack of available information that could help consumers and businesses compare quality and price when buying goods or services is costing the UK economy around £14 billion in revenue, new research from the Behavioural Insights Team (BIT) finds.

  • Press release
  • 1st May 2024

BIT and HelpMum Africa selected for the new 8.5M VaxSocial grant to develop behavioural social media interventions to build vaccine confidence

The Behavioural Insights Team (BIT) and HelpMum Africa have been awarded a major significant grant to explore the role of behavioural change interventions in vaccine uptake in Nigeria, India and Indonesia.

  • Press release
  • 21st May 2024

BIT and Ofcom trial methods to boost engagement with content controls on social media sites

BIT and Ofcom’s Behavioural Insight specialists ran two online trials to test different ways of encouraging people to use content controls.

  • Press release
  • 18th Jun 2024

Update from BIT and David Halpern

David Halpern, the Founding Director and President of the Behavioural Insights Team will be moving on from his role and the team from July 31st 2024.