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- 16th Sep 2022
Assessment of consumer demand for gambling industry transparency
BIT ran an online experiment with a sample of 2,034 UK frequent gamblers to better understand what information consumers value when choosing a gambling operator to bet with. The top two attributes that people who gamble favour are price and value, and customer service information. However, there were overall only…
Dr Laure Bokobza
Laure is a Senior Research Advisor in the Home Affairs, Security and Education team. Before joining BIT, she completed a PhD in Political Science at the University of Oxford, where her research focused on wealth inequality and redistribution, social movements, and non-democratic politics. She also taught quantitative methods to graduate…
- 9th Sep 2022
Lower-risk gambling guidelines
The lower-risk gambling guidelines (LRGGs) were developed and introduced in Canada in 2021, providing guidance to gamblers on the amount of money, time and number of different types of gambling activity they should conduct to reduce their risk of gambling harm. They were compiled by comparing gambling involvement with gambling related harm…
- 28th Jul 2022
ESOS recommendations template: final report
The Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS), which is administered by the Environment Agency and was launched in 2014, requires large businesses/groups in the UK to carry out an energy audit of their buildings, industrial processes and transport at least once every 4 years to identify opportunities for energy efficiency. A…
- 25th Jul 2022
Introducing the Ending Youth Violence Lab
Involvement in crime and violence has a devastating effect on the lives of children, their communities and wider society. The Ending Youth Violence Lab (the Lab) wants to be part of the solution, by ensuring children have the strengths, skills and opportunities to make good life choices, meet their potential…
- 29th Jun 2022
Defaulting deposits, limiting harm
As other initiatives and tools to reduce and prevent gambling harm are under consideration, implementing default deposit limits across platforms can have a positive impact right away
- 27th Jun 2022
How can we boost uptake of heat pumps beyond the effect of subsidies?
Heat pumps are a far more eco-friendly way to heat our homes, however expensive installation and running costs pose major barriers to their adoption.
- 23rd Jun 2022
Protecting consumers from greenwashing
These days everyone has “gone green” - or at least that’s the way it looks on the surface
- 10th May 2022
Tips by Text - a promising trial upended by the pandemic
Pre-pandemic, about one in four children were not reaching the required level in language and literacy at the end of Reception. This figure has likely increased as children have had less opportunity for play and learning over the past two years.
- 22nd Apr 2022
Promoting better waste management with behavioral insights
Our planet can’t handle the amount of trash we produce but behavioral insights can help encourage proper disposal