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  • 23rd Aug 2022

How to apply behavioural insights to meet the FCA’s Consumer Duty

In July 2022, the FCA published its long-awaited policy statement and guidance on the Consumer Duty. As we wrote in our previous blog on the Consumer Duty, in a clear break from past regulation, it requires firms to put rigorous evidence on consumer behaviour at the heart of what they…

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  • 19th Aug 2022

Impuesto a bebidas azucaradas en Colombia - ¿Qué nos enseña la experiencia del Reino Unido?

Un día después de su posesión como Presidente de Colombia, Gustavo Petro y su Ministro de Hacienda José Antonio Ocampo presentaron en el Congreso Colombiano una reforma tributaria que incluye un impuesto a las bebidas azucaradas y a los alimentos ultraprocesados. El gobierno espera que el impuesto tenga efectos, en…

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  • 17th Aug 2022

Getting the most out of the Inflation Reduction Act’s climate funding with behavioral insights

The US has just passed the Inflation Reduction Act, which aims to reduce carbon emissions by roughly 40% by 2030. Its $369 billion of provisions for climate programs will affect our planet—and our lives—for years to come. Therefore, it’s critical to get the design and rollout  of these initiatives right.

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  • 11th Aug 2022

Out now! A Behavioural Insights Toolkit for Entrepreneurship Programming

For those looking to examine behavioural components of entrepreneurship policy and programming, we’ve collated our experiences and methods in a step-by-step toolkit that will take you through the process of breaking down your objectives into specific behaviours in order to better understand the challenges and barriers faced by would-be entrepreneurs.

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  • 8th Aug 2022

Celebrating the birth of the Ending Youth Violence Lab

The birth of something new is nearly always a good reason to celebrate. The birth of the new Ending Youth Violence Lab is no exception. My day job is leading the Youth Endowment Fund. I and my team go to work every day with a single mission in mind: To…

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  • 2nd Aug 2022

A fine or a nudge? Charging for plastic bags works and is an interesting behavioural case study

The average shopper in UK major supermarkets now uses around three plastic bags per year, compared to 140 back in 2014

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  • 1st Aug 2022

The need for urgent action on youth violence

The consequences of youth violence extend beyond the children and families caught up in it, impacting on our communities, society and the wider economy. This is a public health emergency which needs our full and urgent attention

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  • 27th Jul 2022

High prices, high pay? How to attract and retain staff when inflation is high

Given the tricky economic situation, many employers are considering how they can best structure pay and reward to attract, retain and motivate staff, while balancing affordability

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  • 26th Jul 2022

Hard data is good data, but good data can be hard to get

Collecting good field data is challenging, not least for hygiene behaviours. It is even more challenging during a global pandemic - when there is great urgency, but travel restrictions make in-person quality control more difficult. How can you conduct this vital research when it is so hard to collect the…

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  • 25th Jul 2022

Introducing the Ending Youth Violence Lab

Involvement in crime and violence has a devastating effect on the lives of children, their communities and wider society. The Ending Youth Violence Lab (the Lab) wants to be part of the solution, by ensuring children have the strengths, skills and opportunities to make good life choices, meet their potential…