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  • 14th Jan 2019

Behavioural insights and the Long Term Plan for the NHS

Last week the UK government published its Long Term Plan for the NHS, an ambitious programme of work to make the health service fit for the future, saving hundreds of thousands of lives, and adding 5 years to life expectancy by 2030.

  • Blog
  • 1st Jan 2019

How to build stronger friendships in 2019

Still searching for a New Year's resolution?

  • Blog
  • 21st Dec 2018

Tickets now on sale for BX2019

The Behavioural Exchange Conference returns to London next September - buy your tickets now for Early Bird discounts

  • Blog
  • 19th Dec 2018

How can we end the Loyalty Penalty?

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has this week recommended 8 reforms to tackle the loyalty penalty across five essential markets – savings accounts, home insurance, broadband, mobile, and mortgages – in response to the ‘super-complaint’ Citizens Advice submitted on this issue. Here are our recommendations.  

  • Blog
  • 18th Dec 2018

The Loyalty Penalty: why do disengaged customers pay more for essential services?

Imagine you’re thinking about whether to switch your broadband provider. You’ve seen various offers advertised, and reckon you could save money.

  • Blog
  • 29th Nov 2018

The Heywood Foundation

Jeremy Heywood – Cabinet Secretary until only few weeks ago; great champion of behavioural science, What Works, and innovation in government much more widely – was laid to rest on Friday. It was an incredibly moving and beautiful ceremony in the Henry VII chapel in Westminster Abbey. The Prime Minister…

  • Blog
  • 28th Nov 2018

How behavioural insights can improve employment policies and programmes

Our work with partners in the UK, USA, Australia, Singapore and New Zealand

  • Blog
  • 28th Nov 2018

Eight years

After eight fantastic years, I will be moving on from the Behavioural Insights Team to embark on six months of parental leave with my young son and daughter. My last day will be this Friday. So I thought I’d take the opportunity to write about the last eight years with…

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  • 15th Nov 2018

Monzo and the Financial Capability Lab: a new partnership to help people manage their spending

Support for the one in four Britons who are 'financially squeezed'

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  • 5th Nov 2018

Behavioural science and policy: where are we now and where are we going?

The use of behavioural science in policy has exploded since the publication of Nudge in 2008 and the creation of BIT in 2010. We were asked to reflect on the team’s work for a new issue of Behavioural Public Policy, and we decided to be open about some of the…