Liquidity and retirement savings: what’s the right balance?

Since we announced the project at our conference last year, we’ve continued to develop our thinking around our ‘sidecar savings’ project. We were fortunate...

Do life events make savers more open to pension communications?

Lots of savers around the world don’t engage with their pension. This is particularly noticeable amongst those who have been automatically enrolled. The approach’s...

Sidecar savings could increase workers’ financial wellbeing today, and in retirement,...

NEST Insight has today, 18 September 2017, published a discussion paper, Liquidity and sidecar savings (PDF). The paper sets how, thanks to auto enrolment, millions...

Research projects

Since its launch in June 2016, NEST Insight has already begun work on a number of research projects. Pension reform archive University of Birmingham and...

An executive’s guide to behavioural economics

NEST and the UK’s automatic enrolment programme are one of the world’s largest ever applications of the emerging science of behavioural economics. Such ‘nudge’...

The retirement belief model

As explained in a separate post, NEST Insight is working in partnership with Maastricht University to understand the beliefs and attitudes that motivate people...

When it comes to planning for the future, beliefs matter

In recent years a behavioural revolution has turned the pensions sector on its head. Around the world, governments and employers are switching the default...

Drivers of engagement in pensions

We’re working with Maastricht University to deliver a wide-ranging research programme into the drivers of engagement in pensions. This project is funded by a...

Retirement savings – how much is enough?

How much is enough? NEST Insight is looking for solutions to a central challenge when it comes to retirement savings: how much is enough? If...