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  • Blog
  • 29th May 2020

‘Double nudge’ encourages employers to offer flexibility, in turn boosting job application rates

We discuss an innovative trial we ran last year, showing how employers can reach a wider pool of talent by boosting their offer of flexibility at work. 

  • Blog
  • 7th May 2020

Britain Connects: take part in our project to bring Britain together

As people across the country step outside of their homes this evening to clap for carers, we can see how the coronavirus crisis has created shared experience without precedent for all of us. We are working with the Mirror, the Daily Express and local newspapers in Britain on a unique…

  • Blog
  • 6th Mar 2020

More than a few bad apples? What behavioural science tells us about reducing sexual harassment

With Harvey Weinstein’s recent conviction for sexual crimes, it feels like some progress has been made towards taking sexual harassment more seriously. As behavioural scientists working on gender equality, we try to understand how to best combat sexual harassment in the workplace - and whether it is, indeed, about more…

  • Blog
  • 20th Nov 2019

Women only apply for jobs when 100% qualified. Fact or fake news?

When Sheryl Sandberg published her book Lean In in 2013, a catchy finding mentioned in it started to turn into received wisdom: men apply for positions if they meet just 60% of the requirements, while women only apply if they meet 100% of them. It did not take long for…

  • Blog
  • 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.

  • Blog
  • 24th Jun 2019

How do I delete my search history? And other questions

What online data can tell us about ourselves

  • Blog
  • 1st Apr 2019

Flexible working and returners: What employers told us

Finding a way for care work and employment to function together is a struggle for millions of people across the UK, putting pressure on our finances and wellbeing. It’s a significant barrier to achieving gender equality, as caregiving responsibilities continue to fall disproportionately on women. Exploring how men and women…

  • Blog
  • 8th Mar 2019

International Women's Day: when gender is your work

What challenges stand in the way of a balanced workplace, government, home and society?

  • Blog
  • 8th Feb 2019

8 ways to understand your organisation’s Gender Pay Gap

New guidance for employers published this week

  • 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.