The future of behavioural science: ambition with a dose of humility

The future of behavioural science: ambition with a dose of humility

From transport and tax to organ donation and education, behavioural science has had an increasing impact on our lives over the last decade.  But with advancing tech, demand for personalised products and increasingly complex...

RegTech – a watershed moment?

The financial services community has long discussed the potential for technology to streamline regulatory activity and bring benefits to organisations. This potential has been thrown into sharp...

Getting the full picture – putting the FCA’s mini-bond polic...

Why do cautious consumers invest in mini-bonds where the risk of losing all their money is so high? Behavioural scientists working at the FCA and Warwick Business School, collaborating with FCA...

Conduct, culture and Covid-19

Work life has been utterly transformed during the Covid-19 lockdown. Bustling workplaces have been emptied out, replaced by home offices, dining room tables or even bedrooms, and it is...

Equity Finance: Matching Liability to Power

Since the Great Financial Crisis, a debate has been raging over how better to align financial power and liability, with solutions ranging from bonus clawbacks to new legal responsibilities for...

Who benefits from the shift away from cash?

As more and more outlets go cashless, concern is growing about the individuals and small firms who rely on notes and coins every day. The FCA’s own recent...

Measuring corporate culture: a warning

When Insight published an article about measuring corporate culture it certainly prompted debate and became the best-read Insight of 2019. Naturally, not everyone agreed with the argument and in...