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...

Retirement challenges to be addressed by new transatlantic partnership between The...

The initiative will identify and learn from parallels between financial security challenges in the US and UK. The Aspen Institute Financial Security Program, based in...

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...

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...

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...

The Aspen and NEST Insight collaboration: a conversation between Ida Rademacher...

The Aspen Institute Financial Security Program (FSP) and NEST Insight are today announcing the Aspen-NEST Insight Transatlantic Collaboration, a partnership dedicated to helping solve...

How the UK Saves: sharing insights

Last week at the NEST Insight conference we launched the inaugural edition of How the UK Saves, with our strategic partners, Vanguard. Many of you...

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...

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...

Retirement saving and the self-employed

There’s been a welcome renewed focus recently on how to address the lack of long-term saving among those outside of traditional employment: the self-employed,...