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  • Report
  • 3rd Dec 2021

Smarter Signposting to pensions guidance

Many people do not seek freely available financial guidance that could help them to understand and make the most of their pensions. Tailored signposting, delivered at key moments, can help to engage people with financial guidance. Our ‘Smarter Signposting’ lab pilot explored ways that financial institutions could do this by…

  • Blog
  • 8th Dec 2021

Getting young people into politics

Participation in service learning increases young people’s participation in politics by 12%. This is the headline finding from our new report that marks the end of a 4 year research project with the National Citizen Service Trust (NCS Trust) and UCL’s School of Public Policy. This is new and promising…

  • Blog
  • 14th Dec 2021

Promoting help-seeking behaviours among survivors of violence in Central America

Since 2018 BIT has partnered with the Inter-American Development Bank to explore how behavioral insights can encourage women in Central America to seek help if they experience gender-based violence

Also available in: Español

  • Blog
  • 14th Dec 2021

Promover comportamientos de búsqueda de ayuda entre sobrevivientes de violencia en Centroamérica

Desde 2018, el BIT se ha asociado con el Banco Inter-Americano de Desarrollo (BID) para explorar cómo las percepciones conductuales pueden alentar a las mujeres de estos países a buscar ayuda.

Also available in: English

  • Blog
  • 16th Feb 2022

Peer-to-peer financial guidance at work: Lessons from the field

If you are an employer, it will come as no surprise that financial concerns impact your employees’ mental and physical health, and can even affect work performance. Research estimates that money worries cost the UK economy £120bn and 17.5 million lost hours of work. The good news is, employers can…

  • Blog
  • 21st Feb 2022

Supporting low-skill, low-pay women to progress: a new global research programme

As living costs are set to soar this year with gas prices increasing across Europe, analysis suggests this could be devastating for people in low income households. Single-parent families - the majority of which consist of single women raising children - are more likely to live in poverty, and face…

  • Blog
  • 13th May 2022

Reducing victim dropout in criminal proceedings in Chile

In 2019, one in four women in Chile experienced intimate partner violence (IPV). It takes courage to file a criminal complaint in these cases, and few women pursue legal action. Even after filing a complaint, the process is tough. Of those who file, a third drop out before the case…

Also available in: Español

  • Blog
  • 27th May 2022

Leveraging behavioural insights to build lasting peace

The conflict with Boko Haram in northeast Nigeria has claimed the lives of 39,000 people, displacing over 2.5 million from their homes and destroying over $9 billion of physical infrastructure. The devastation and extreme violence over the last decade has left deep social and psychological wounds, resulting in the need for…

  • Blog
  • 15th Jun 2022

Can banking institutions use prize draws to help customers save money?

To help people save more of their money, banks, building societies and credit unions have launched accounts in recent years known as prize-linked savings accounts. These accounts represent an innovative approach that enters savers into a periodic cash prize-draw if they save regularly. They can be a powerful tool to…

  • Report
  • 15th Jun 2022

Developing saving habits through prize-linked savings accounts

Making a habit of saving money is crucial to developing long-term financial wellbeing. Yet over 10 million working aged people in the UK do not save regularly – with 2 million people not having any savings at all. Without this savings buffer, people could be left vulnerable to unexpected costs and…