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  • Blog
  • 12th Jun 2019

Integrating health and social care: making it work for staff

Navigating the challenges facing local government

  • Report
  • 24th Jan 2019

The Behavioural Insights Team Annual Update Report 2017-18

Latest results from the team, covering issues from healthcare to humanitarian aid.

  • Person

Emily Larson

Emily is a Senior Advisor of International Development at BIT Americas. While at BIT London, Emily led the schools and wellbeing brief. Emily has worked on reducing burnout, increasing parental engagement and using edtech to reduce teacher workload. Before joining BIT, Emily was the director of an international organisation that…

  • Blog
  • 2nd Aug 2018

Improving communications using behavioural insights - new results from TEST + Build

TEST + Build, one of our growing range of BI Ventures, draws on behavioural insights to improve communications. Since launching last year, we have worked with nine organisations to send out over 55,000 communications. One of those organisations was Mansfield Council. Using TEST + Build to encourage more households to…

  • Blog
  • 27th Jul 2018

Encouraging retirement planning through behavioural insights

Think about yourself the day after you retire. Will you be spending more time with your friends and family? Does this question make retirement feel closer, more real? In a recent study with over 70,000 people, this simple prompt substantially increased engagement with retirement planning. It was more effective than…

  • Blog
  • 20th Jul 2018

Improving the annual electoral canvass

What we found in our trial surprised us: our most effective intervention was the business-as-usual letter repackaged in a modified envelope.

  • Blog
  • 1st Jun 2018

What should government pay attention to?

This is the fourth blog in our Behavioural Government series, which explores how behavioural insights can be used to improve how government itself works. You might say - whatever the public cares about. The fact that people care about an issue is of course important in a democracy - no…

  • Report
  • 25th Apr 2018

Increasing responses to the annual canvass in Hackney and Hull

Final report

  • Blog
  • 26th Nov 2017

Behavioural Insights in Australia

In Everett Rogers's classic text, The Diffusion of Innovations, he argues that it helps that good ideas are effective. But it’s often not quite enough. For innovations to really take hold, they need to have the capacity to be trialled and reinvented in different contexts. People need to be able…

  • Blog
  • 7th Jul 2017

A first for children's social care: findings from our new trial

For children growing up in turbulent households the outcomes are stark. Young people in receipt of social care attain drastically lower than average GCSE grades, have an increased chance of suffering poor physical and mental health and, worryingly, are more likely to have offspring who endure a similarly detrimental childhood.…