Looking across the research landscape, there’s a growing body of supportive evidence around workplace emergency saving. Increasingly, it’s being supplemented by on-the-ground research and evaluation of workplace savings models, but evidence gaps still remain.
In July 2021, we published a landscape review of existing evidence to:
- Summarise the evidence that led to us establishing a programme of research looking at workplace emergency saving and sidecar models
- Update that evidence, including efforts made so far to evaluate the effectiveness of these programmes, and bring it together in one place, summarising the strength of the case for workplace emergency saving
- Highlight areas where the evidence is either less positive or less conclusive, as the basis for our own ongoing work in this space, and to encourage others to contribute to the evidence base.
We hope that this paper will be useful for those in the industry who may be interested in expanding coverage of workplace emergency savings initiatives, and to policymakers considering whether and how future policy interventions might support increased emergency saving.
Read the report: Workplace emergency saving: A landscape review of existing evidence
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