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- 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.
- 20th Sep 2023
Using behavioural insights to improve employee financial resilience
By the end of 2023, one million UK households are set to run out of savings entirely.1 The economic pressures on the country’s workforce resulting from the pandemic and Russian invasion of Ukraine, among other factors, are immense. Without savings – both immediate and pension savings – individuals are completely…
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- 20th Sep 2023
Research shows employees want and need new ways to save
A joint research project between PayCaptain, the London-based payroll service provider, and the Behavioural Insights Team has uncovered new findings on employees’ barriers to saving. With economic pressures on employees continuing to increase and one million households expected to have run out of savings by the end of 2023, the…
- 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.
- 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…