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- 21st Jun 2018
Presenting gender pay gap figures to the public: an online randomised controlled trial
We worked with GEO to test alternative ways of presenting GPG figures to affect comprehension and public attitudes; we wanted the public to be able to distinguish between companies with a large GPG and those with a small GPG.
- 1st Aug 2018
Reducing the gender pay gap and improving gender equality in organisations
Evidence-based actions for employers
- 1st Aug 2018
New for employers: the latest evidence on What Works to reduce the Gender Pay Gap
Imagine a four-person shortlist that has three women and one man on it. With this shortlist, a woman will be hired only 67% of the time. If you've got two women and two men on the shortlist, a woman will be hired 50% of the time - the odds you…
Shoshana is a Principal Advisor at the Behavioural Insights Team, leading BIT’s Equality, Diversity & Inclusion team. She was previously the Programme Manager for BIT’s 3.5-year £2.8m ‘Gender and Behavioural Insights’ (GABI) research programme. Recent research includes trials with Zurich Insurance and John Lewis & Partners to advertise all jobs…
Heng Hwee Koh
Heng Hwee is a Senior Advisor in the Singapore office working on a range of issues including inequality, sustainability, and international development. Her particular focus is on applying behavioural insights to digital behaviours. Before joining BIT, Heng Hwee worked with the Institute of Policy Studies to investigate socio-geographical differences in…
Leonie is acting Head of Work & Equalities. Her team focuses on making work better and more equitable. She works closely with the private sector (e.g. Zurich Insurance, Arup, John Lewis), government departments (e.g. Ministry of Defence, Government Equalities Office), associations (e.g. CIPD) and charities (e.g. Centre for Ageing Better,…
- 17th Oct 2018
50,000 candidates have now applied for jobs through Applied – the Behavioural Insights Team’s first BI Venture
In the early 1970s, only one in twenty people in the top five US orchestras were women. Now that figure is more like one in three. As Harvard Professor Iris Bohnet explains in her book on ‘what works’ to reduce gender inequality, one of the reasons for this shift is…
- 23rd Oct 2018
The rise of returners: New dynamic norm opens door to gender equality in the workplace
Earlier this year, UK companies with 250 employees or more published their Gender Pay Gap (GPG). With a national average of 18% difference in pay between men and women employees, many organisations are now wondering what they can do to close the gap. The lack of women at senior levels…
- 25th Oct 2018
50 years on from the Race Relations Act: can behavioural insights help solve inequality?
Today marks the 50th anniversary of the Race Relations Act 1968. The groundbreaking legislation made it illegal in the UK to discriminate against people based on their colour, race, ethnicity, or national origins, and refuse them housing, employment or public services. It wasn’t until the 1968 Act that the infamous…
- 24th Jan 2019
The Behavioural Insights Team Annual Update Report 2017-18
Latest results from the team, covering issues from healthcare to humanitarian aid.