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- 6th Oct 2023
How can benefits calculators and grants portals help the financially vulnerable?
According to the social policy company Policy in Practice, £19 billion in benefits go unclaimed in the UK each year. The cost of living crisis will likely result in this number growing yet further, as the government has moved to supplement the incomes of benefit claimants.
- 6th Oct 2023
Bold moves from the PM: Unpacking the behavioural angle of Rishi Sunak's Party Conference speech
Cigarettes are the only legal consumer product that, when used correctly, will kill the majority of users. Raising the smoking age on a regular basis, as New Zealand has done, was one of our recommendations to the Khan Review on making smoking obsolete, and is supported by the public, per…
- 4th Oct 2023
Saving more than just money: what does it take to support reductions in alcohol consumption?
Alcohol consumption is a significant public health challenge globally, contributing to an estimated 3 million deaths every year; 5.3% of all deaths worldwide. COVID-19 might have further increased the harms from alcohol consumption: Public Health Scotland published new statistics in March 2023 showing that the number of deaths occurring as…
- 2nd Oct 2023
Learn how to use behavioural science to improve your business leadership & decision-making
But by understanding how and why we make the decisions that we do, we can improve how we make decisions as individuals and how large groups of people make decisions at scale.
- 29th Sep 2023
Media literacy uptake amongst 'hard to reach' citizens
This report provides insight into citizens’ current rates of engagement with media literacy initiatives, the barriers to engagement these citizens face, and the factors that might stimulate their increased engagement in the future.
- 25th Sep 2023
Pilot findings from Phoenix Group’s Midlife MOT
The UK government’s “Midlife MOT” initiative aims to support individuals in midlife and is a review for workers in their 40s and 50s that helps them assess their finances, skills and health and helps to prepare for retirement and build financial resilience.
- 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.
- 12th Sep 2023
How do slot game advert features impact gambling behaviour?
In this report, BIT’s Gambling Policy & Research Unit presents the findings from a study looking at the impact of slot game advert features on understanding, attitudes and gambling behaviour. We tested these features in adverts like those shown below, via an online randomised controlled trial (RCT) with 5,979 people…
- 6th Sep 2023
New tools to reduce age bias in recruitment
We worked with the Centre for Ageing Better to develop solutions for age bias in recruitment as part of the Good Recruitment for Older Workers (GROW) programme. Today the report summarising our research and practical toolkit for employers are published.
- EYV Lab project
Preventing dating, relationship, and gender-based violence