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- 28th Jul 2022
ESOS recommendations template: final report
The Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS), which is administered by the Environment Agency and was launched in 2014, requires large businesses/groups in the UK to carry out an energy audit of their buildings, industrial processes and transport at least once every 4 years to identify opportunities for energy efficiency. A…
- 27th Jul 2022
Structure of pay - an evidence-based framework
The most common way to attract, retain and reward people - particularly in the private sector - is to use financial incentives including salaries, bonuses, leave or pension contributions. Financial incentives can be powerful, but they are difficult to design well and can produce a myriad of unintended consequences. On…
- 7th Jul 2022
Using behavioural science to help employees save: Payroll savings scheme
Payroll savings products can be a powerful way to support the financial wellbeing of employees.
- 6th Jul 2022
Using a Behavioural Risk Audit to identify harmful design features on gambling websites
In the latest work by the Gambling Policy and Research Unit, we carried out research into gambling operator sites, to identify design features that may harm people by leveraging behavioural biases.
- 15th Jun 2022
Developing saving habits through prize-linked savings accounts
Making a habit of saving money is crucial to developing long-term financial wellbeing. Yet over 10 million working aged people in the UK do not save regularly – with 2 million people not having any savings at all. Without this savings buffer, people could be left vulnerable to unexpected costs and…
- 24th May 2022
Strategies to improve workforce diversity in the public sector
Does your government workforce reflect the diversity—and excellence—of your community?
- 26th Apr 2022
Understanding the barriers and enablers for women’s progression from low-paid and low-skill work
This literature review centres on the UK, South Africa, France and Spain, and first outlines the barriers and enablers faced by low-paid and low-skill women, and subsequently, identifies a range of promising behavioural interventions.
- 4th Apr 2022
Applying Behavioural Insights to Reduce Commuting Emissions
Globally, transport emissions are rising faster than those in any other sector. In Canada alone, transportation accounted for a quarter of all greenhouse gas emissions in 2019, a 16% increase from 2005 levels. How people get to work contributes to this issue.
- 16th Feb 2022
Financial First Aider Pilot
People tend to ask friends or family for financial advice. Financial First Aiders (FFAs), employees who are trained to give guidance on financial matters, can give their colleagues another option to find help for money issues. This report summarises key learnings from a pilot project to test out the implementation…
- 1st Feb 2022
Use Behavioural Market Design to recalibrate the gambling market
When they work well, markets are powerful drivers of higher living standards. They give suppliers strong incentives to compete to provide the best value for money to consumers, through lower prices, higher quality, and innovation. The UK gambling sector almost doubled in 10 years from 2009-2019, and this rate of…