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- 28th Aug 2019
Helping people back into work and helping others take up the mantle
Today sees the publication of a peer reviewed paper in the Journal of Public Policy outlining the interventions that we tested in Essex which involved the development of new way of conceiving the job-search process.
- 24th Sep 2019
How to stop sexual harassment as a bystander
In the wake of the #MeToo movement, many organisations and universities are searching for evidence-based strategies to combat sexual harassment. Encouraging bystanders, those who witness or hear about sexual harassment, to take action is a promising way to do this.
- 4th Nov 2019
This month, the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) and the Dutch Authority for the Financial Markets (AFM) published their report calling time on disclosures.This leaves us with a hard question: if disclosure isn’t enough, where should financial regulators look next?
- 28th Feb 2020
Providing a substitute for single-use plastics in the Pacific
With 240kg of plastic waste entering the ocean every second, the need to radically reduce single-use plastics has never been more urgent.
- 1st Apr 2020
Supporting employers and workers through the pandemic
While Covid-19 is primarily a public health issue, it also presents unprecedented challenges for both employers and workers. In this post, we set out additional suggestions for employers to support their workers during the main part of the crisis, based on behavioural insights.
- 14th Apr 2020
The forgotten frontline: four ways you can help food delivery workers during the COVID-19 crisis
Ten years ago, UberEats and Deliveroo did not exist, now they’re multi-billion dollar global businesses. Today food delivery workers make it much easier for many of us to comply with social distancing rules amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. A quick look at Google Search trends suggests they must be: Deliveroo, Uber…
- 6th Jul 2020
Speaking to consumers unlocked insights into how we can help them save on energy
As the economic effects of COVID-19 become more apparent, consumers are cutting back on spending. Energy bills are often an area where many people can make savings. However, navigating this market can be a difficult task. Information is often presented in confusing ways that make it harder for people to…
- 22nd Jul 2020
Navigating the COVID-19 employment crisis
Covid-19 has brought us one of the worst unemployment crises in recent history. This crisis has eliminated or put on hold millions of jobs, particularly affecting youth, women, ethnic minorities, and those in “low-skilled” jobs. As governments provide much-needed structural assistance to support the unemployed and stimulate the economy, they…
- 12th Aug 2020
Sending money home: Remitting to the Pacific Islands
Last week it was announced that up to 170 people from Vanuatu can soon leave their families and come to work in Australia on farms. The program is a trial resumption of one of Australia and New Zealand’s seasonal labour mobility schemes. The schemes are mutually beneficial: farms in Australia…
- 3rd Sep 2020
How can we prepare young people for the future of work?
COVID-19 has had profound impacts on the way societies function, including the nature of work. Young people are particularly affected, with youth unemployment in Australia at the highest it’s been in 22 years. To address this crisis, young people need to be adaptable and demonstrate a broader range of skills…