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- 15th Sep 2022
Payroll Savings Schemes in Northern Ireland: Evaluation Report
As part of the UK Strategy for Financial Wellbeing, the Money and Pensions Service (MaPS) aim to encourage two million more working-age people on low-to-modest incomes into the habit of saving regularly by 2030. One way to support people struggling to save is through payroll saving schemes. BIT partnered with MaPS…
- 9th Sep 2022
Lower-risk gambling guidelines
The lower-risk gambling guidelines (LRGGs) were developed and introduced in Canada in 2021, providing guidance to gamblers on the amount of money, time and number of different types of gambling activity they should conduct to reduce their risk of gambling harm. They were compiled by comparing gambling involvement with gambling related harm…
- 5th Sep 2022
5 years of capacity building collaboration with government partners in Indonesia, Bangladesh and Guatemala
A publication series profiling BIT's capacity building work in Indonesia, Bangladesh and Guatemala.
- 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
Improving Workplace Diversity in the Public Sector with Behavioural Insight Strategy
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.