Why benchmarks are turning a corner

Why benchmarks are turning a corner

Regulated benchmarks appear more accurate and markets are benefitting. To understand why, look no further than your nearest used-car showroom.

Ruled by the heart: why people do good things

It’s nice to be nice, and no more so than on Valentine’s Day. But what if we could nudge people towards acts of compassion all year round?

Who's driving consumer credit growth?

Revealing the types of borrowers driving recent consumer credit growth provides some comfort. But vulnerabilities remain.

Insight lecture: The Birds and Bees

For our first Insight lecture we welcomed Professor Lord John Krebs, Chairman of Oxford Risk, who gave a keynote on ‘The Birds and Bees: why is a zoologist talking about financial risk?’

Black and white conduct in a world with fifty shades of grey

A substantive tool for raising standards or a sop to an angry public? Daniel Measor explores the value of voluntary codes of conduct.

The Birds and Bees

Behavioural science and biology have much to teach us about risk. Insight Lecture delivered by Chairman of Oxford Risk, Lord Krebs on 22 November, 2017, at Haberdashers’ Hall, London.

In the red for Black Friday?

Reports of excessive and irrational spending on Black Friday abound, but are they true? New FCA data provides an unprecedented glimpse into the UK’s spending habits on the biggest shopping day of...