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  • Report
  • 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.

  • Report
  • 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. 

  • Report
  • 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…

  • Report
  • 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?

  • Report
  • 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. 

  • Report
  • 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.

  • Report
  • 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…

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  • 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…

  • Report
  • 24th Jan 2022

Mass media, behaviour change & peacebuilding

Up to 100,000 people are killed each year as a result of violent conflict. But this is only one part of the human cost. Impact on families and communities can be felt decades later. Millions of individual decisions underpin these tragic impacts: people decide either to stoke hatred or to…

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  • 8th Dec 2021

Getting young people into politics through service learning

Young people participate in politics less than any other age group, and they arguably suffer materially as a result. Service learning, a type of civic education, is one policy that has received a substantial amount of public investment in an attempt to solve this problem. However, the evidence to date…