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  • Blog
  • 17th Apr 2023

Ethnicity pay reporting: How to understand your data and use it to create a more equitable workplace

Today the government publishes its first ethnicity pay reporting guidance for employers. Publishing this guidance sends a strong signal to businesses to take a more data-driven approach to improve racial equality, although doing so remains voluntary. As more businesses calculate and disclose their ethnicity pay, this will increase transparency and…

  • Report
  • 28th Mar 2023

Improving progression opportunities for women in low-paid and low-skill jobs

This report presents the findings of a research programme on the barriers faced by women in low-paid and low-skill work in the UK, alongside potential solutions. The research, conducted by the Behavioural Insights Team (BIT), was part of a global research programme focused on the UK, France, Spain, and South…

  • Report
  • 28th Mar 2023

Améliorer les possibilités de progression des femmes se trouvant dans des emplois faiblement rémunérés et peu qualifiés en France

Résumé Ce rapport présente les résultats d'un programme de recherche sur les obstacles auxquels se heurtent les femmes occupant des emplois faiblement rémunérés et peu qualifiés en France, ainsi que des solutions potentielles. L'étude, menée par le Behavioural Insights Team (BIT), fait partie d'un programme de recherche mondial portant sur…

  • Report
  • 28th Mar 2023

Mejorar las oportunidades de progresión profesional de las mujeres en empleos poco cualificados y con bajos salarios en España

Resumen general Este informe presenta las conclusiones de un programa de investigación sobre los obstáculos a los que se enfrentan las mujeres que realizan trabajos poco cualificados y con bajos salarios en España, así como las posibles soluciones a los mismos. La investigación, llevada a cabo por el Behavioural Insights…

  • Report
  • 28th Mar 2023

Improving progression opportunities for women in low-paid and low-skill jobs in South Africa

Executive Summary This report presents the findings of a research programme on the barriers faced by women in low-paid and low-skill work in South Africa, alongside potential solutions. The research, conducted by the Behavioural Insights Team (BIT), was part of a global research programme focused on South Africa, the UK,…

  • Blog
  • 28th Mar 2023

Improving progression opportunities for women in low-paid and low-skill jobs

Across the world, women are more likely to be in low-paid work. For example, in the UK, women make up 77% of workers on low weekly pay. We hosted an event in partnership with J.P. Morgan Chase to discuss solutions.

  • Blog
  • 22nd Mar 2023

Good data is critical to employment equity

Good data is essential to achieving workplace equity goals.  Imagine as an employer that you’re trying to increase equity in your team or organisation but aren’t sure what your current staff demographics are. To establish an accurate baseline and inform targets, you’ll need data. Specifically, employee self-identification information. This is…

  • Report
  • 16th Mar 2023

How to improve workplace equity: Evidence-based actions for employers

Advancing equity in the workplace is an urgent priority for employers. But it’s hard to know what strategies actually work and are worth investing in.

  • Blog
  • 8th Mar 2023

Testing digital interventions for sexual reproductive health service uptake in Kenya

For International Women’s Day, we’re sharing some of the lessons we’ve learned through our work in Kenya to encourage girls to access SRH services.

  • Academic publication
  • 5th Dec 2022

Reducing discrimination against job seekers with and without employment gaps

In a preregistered audit field experiment in the UK we show that rewriting a résumé so that previously held jobs are listed with the number of years worked (instead of employment dates) increases callbacks from real employers compared to résumés without employment gaps by approximately 8%, and with employment gaps…