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  • Blog
  • 29th Sep 2022

We need to talk about climate. But how?

From a behavioural perspective, communicating climate change is rife with difficulties

  • Blog
  • 28th Sep 2022

Supporting employees to save via Credit Unions in Northern Ireland

Payroll saving schemes can help people struggling to save but they are only offered by about 3% of UK employers with over 100 employees and take-up rates are in the single digits.

  • Blog
  • 23rd Sep 2022

People don’t know what to do in extreme heat

Now is the best time to prepare for next summer’s extreme heat.

  • Blog
  • 22nd Sep 2022

Supply side reform for the 2020s

After a decade of flatlining productivity there is a huge opportunity for next generation supply-side reforms to unleash the UK economy

  • Blog
  • 21st Sep 2022

Managing ‘in office days’ - are your policies behavioural enough?

Applying an evidence-based and behavioural lens to the challenge of hybrid work

  • Blog
  • 20th Sep 2022

How can citizens shape the future of social media platforms?

An everyday genius of humans is that we collaborate and cooperate to get things done. We share with others our thoughts and values, and they in turn share, support, and challenge. However, this process can also create the conditions for offence, misunderstanding and conflict. Nowhere do we see this more…

  • Blog
  • 2nd Sep 2022

Trapped in our habits? Energy and behaviour

As households across the world wrestle with rising prices, it’s making us all look harder at how we can cut bills and consumption. 

  • Blog
  • 1st Sep 2022

Saving the elephants with behavioural insights

Valued at approx £15 billion annually, illegal wildlife trade is the 4th biggest international illegal activity after drugs, illegal arms dealing, and human trafficking. Influencing consumer demand is core in tackling illegal wildlife trade. However, there are gaps in existing literature about what works to reduce consumer motivation and demand.…

  • Blog
  • 24th Aug 2022

Supporting households through the cost of living crisis

Inflation is running at a 40 year high and the Bank of England forecasts that the UK will enter a recession by the end of the year. Many people across the country are facing enormous pressure, which is only mounting. Tackling this will be a huge policy challenge over the…

  • Blog
  • 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…