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- 18th Jan 2023
Do school exclusions increase crime?
Nearly 50% of the young people we observe in custody aged 15-17 experienced an exclusion while in Year 10, compared to 6% among pupils that do not end up in custody.
- 13th Jan 2023
Gamified online stock trading harms consumers
Gamification tactics can have a strong impact on DIY investors, encouraging them to increase their trading frequency even when doing so is not in their best interest
- 9th Dec 2022
Atypical paths to play: Women, ethnic minorities & gambling related harms
Historically, gambling research has focused on the white male gambler. However this risks neglecting the growing number of women and ethnic minorities who are experiencing gambling harms
- 7th Dec 2022
How To Support Employee Financial Well-being
Employers have an absolutely crucial role to play in their employees’ financial wellbeing. There is a large appetite for this: over two-thirds of UK employees want more support from their employers when it comes to money.
- 7th Dec 2022
Innovation in financial wellbeing
Six years ago, we set out to develop and test promising new ideas to give people more security and control over their finances. Here's what we've learnt.
- 6th Dec 2022
House of Lords hosts gambling harms event
On 29 November BIT's Gambling Policy and Research Unit (GPRU) held an event at the UK House of Lords bringing together key stakeholders, policy and decision makers who are working in the field of reducing gambling harms - GPRU's core mission. Attendees included representatives from industry organisations, support services and…
- 5th Dec 2022
Using behavioural science to redesign customer water bills
Redesigning water bills to save water using behavioural insights
- 1st Dec 2022
Using behavioural insights to increase the take up of Pension Credit in Northern Ireland
This project details the findings of a research study into pensioners not claiming Pension Credit in Northern Ireland. It was undertaken as part of the Department for Communities’ Economic and Social Research Programme 2021/22. In this project the Department commissioned the Behavioural Insights Team (BIT) to explore why people in…
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- 28th Nov 2022
Redesign gambling websites to reduce harm
The gambling space, and the way people gamble, has changed dramatically over the past decade. The industry has invested heavily in technology resulting in a huge increase in online gambling. Consumers now have access to an open-all-hours casino in their pocket and regulation has struggled to keep pace. This note…
- 22nd Nov 2022
5 traps to avoid on Black Friday
It’s Black Friday time again. This year UK spending is expected to hit £7.5bn with customers spending over £200 each on average according to PwC. This trumps the typical spend during Boxing Day of around £186 each. Businesses know this is a lucrative sales time, but also that record levels…