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  • Report
  • 18th Dec 2023

Can spending limits in a banking app support safer gambling?

In this report, BIT’s Gambling Policy & Research Unit presents findings from a study which measured the impact of different designs of spending limits on gambling behaviour. We found that spending limits are a promising preventative tool which could help customers manage their gambling spend.

  • Report
  • 23rd Nov 2023

How do activity statements impact gambling behaviour?

In this report, BIT’s Gambling Policy & Research Unit presents findings from  a study looking at the impact of Activity Statements on gambling behaviour. We designed and tested four different versions of activity statements (see below), via an online randomised control trial (RCT) with 5463 people who gamble in the…

  • Blog
  • 13th Sep 2023

Pension Scams: Four ideas for how pension providers can protect pension savers

The impact of pension scams can be devastating for those affected. Beyond the financial loss - on average individuals lose £82,000 of their savings - the emotional and psychological repercussions can be profound. 

  • Blog
  • 14th Aug 2023

Moving to scale: highlights from year 2 of the gambling unit, and looking ahead to year 3

The past 12 months have seen big changes in the UK gambling space. The release of the white paper, of course, but also the largest fine for a gambling operator, partly for failing to protect those who gamble from harm. The end of these 12 months also marks the end…

  • Report
  • 10th Aug 2023

Pension Scams in the United Kingdom

In this report, we present the findings from an evidence review on: the scale of pension scams; the impact on those affected; the types of scams and tactics used; those most likely to be affected and current trends.

  • Blog
  • 20th Dec 2022

Carbon Offsetting at BIT

BIT's committment to offsetting emissions from our flights and office energy consumption until we are carbon negative

  • Handbook
  • 28th Nov 2022

Target, Explore, Solution, Trial, Scale

The objective of this guide is to provide a practical, step-by-step outline on how to run a simple BI project.

  • Academic publication
  • 11th Oct 2022

Behavioural prompts to increase early filing of tax returns: a population-level randomised controlled trial of 11.2 million taxpayers in Indonesia

In a population-wide randomised controlled trial (n = 11,157,069), we evaluated the impact of behavioural email prompts on the proportion of annual tax returns filed at least two weeks before the deadline and overall filing rate.

  • Academic publication
  • 1st Aug 2020

Video-observed therapy and medication adherence for tuberculosis patients: randomised controlled trial in Moldova

In this study, we analyse the effectiveness and patient cost-difference of video-observed therapy (VOT) compared to clinic-based directly observed therapy (DOT) in improving medication adherence in Moldova, a LMIC in Eastern Europe.

  • Report
  • 20th Mar 2020

#JustSaveIt - Encouraging Usage of Agent-Based Bank Accounts to Improve Financial Inclusion

We partnered with UN Pulse Lab Jakarta and the Secretariat of the Indonesian National Council for Financial Inclusion to increase financial inclusion in Indonesia. For true financial inclusion to occur, financial services such as bank accounts need to be useful and accessible to people who own them. While 56% of…