Viewpoints: Evolving auto enrolment – what could be next?

Many people in and around the UK pensions system are now talking openly about the future of that system, and in particular about the...

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 savings – 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 you have an...

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,...

Opting out of opting out

Encouraging retirement saving has been rich territory for applying behavioural approaches to public policy. Most research and policy interventions around retirement have focused on...

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...

Viewpoints – what should we expect from phasing?

The first phased increase of auto enrolment contributions is due in April this year. Drawing upon research from around the globe, Will Sandbrook, executive...

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’...

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...