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Case Study: Circle Housing

“The project aims to influence the way staff and customers think about their finances and encourage financial planning.”

Brief Linstock was commissioned to develop a behaviour change communications strategy for the launch of Circle Housing Money, a...

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Linstock: Linstock gets first prize!

“Linstock and UK Community Foundations won Not for Profit Campaign of the Year 2013 Award at Golden Hedgehogs!”

We’re proud to announce that Linstock Communications and our client UK Community Foundations have been awarded the Golden...

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Case Study: Census 2011

“Stand up and be counted: including Ethnic minorities in the 2011 Census”

The census is a comprehensive population survey, reaching 26 million households in England and Wales. Census results shape...

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Case Study: Fidelity

“Applying the latest research to influence investor behaviour”

Fidelity worked with Linstock to improve its understanding of people’s investment behaviour, especially in relation to...

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Case Study: Harborough

“Managing reputation during transformational change”

Local authorities across the country are grappling with the challenges of budget cuts and a more localist approach. Linstock...

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Case Study: Motor Insurers’ Bureau

Understanding hotspots for driving un-insured

The Motor Insurers’ Bureau is a not for profit body that provides compensation to car accident victims when the driver...

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Case Study: Southend Borough Council

“Sustainable transport: unlocking the change”

Southend-on-Sea Borough Council was awarded a grant from the Department for Transport to improve economic growth and reduce...

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Blog: Je Ne Regrette Rien? Brexit & Behavioural Science

“In the case of the EU referendum, it seems like many of the simplification strategies pointed towards Leave.”

New reports show that significant numbers of people regret the decision they made in the EU referendum. A Survation poll claims...

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Blog: Are We All Beliebers When it Comes to Big Data?

“When it comes to making decisions, does the rise of big data indicate a shift in favour of reason in the creative industries?”

Christopher Price, Radio 1’s newly appointed head of music, recently said that the station ought to wean itself away from an...

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Blog: Are the New Plastic Bag Charges a Load of Rubbish?

“Unless we apply the latest thinking from behavioural science, wholesale behaviour change may not be quite in the bag.”

Under new rules introduced on Monday, many shoppers in England will be charged 5p to use a plastic bag. The hope is that the...

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Blog: EU Referendum: High Stakes, Bad Decisions?

“When it comes to base instinct versus logical deduction, we lean closer to the characteristics of Homer Simpson than we do Mr. Spock.”

Now that the Conservatives have secured a parliamentary majority, a referendum on Britain’s membership of the EU is...

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Blog: Can I be electric too?

“It seems that the initiatives to date have failed to address perception issues that prevent electric vehicles going mainstream.”

We’re all from families full of eccentrics, if the Gallagher brothers are to be believed, because the UK is turning electric....

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Blog: How can we get ‘Pension wise’?

“The ‘Pension wise’ brand is a good start, but there’s not long left. They’ve got their work cut out.”

So, a little under three months from the introduction of the government’s wide-ranging pension reforms, the guidance guarantee...

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Blog: Talking Rubbish – littering and behaviour change

“This week, MPs on the Commons Communities & Local Government Committee will be talking rubbish…”

This week, MPs on the Commons Communities & Local Government Committee will be talking rubbish…as they grill executives from...

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Blog: What’s putting the brakes on sustainable travel in Scotland?

“Car travel is up in Scotland, despite efforts to promote sustainable transport. So, what has contributed to this change? And why are existing campaigns failing to make an impact?”

Last week Transport Scotland released their annual Transport and Travel Statistics Bulletin, showing that car drivers and...

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Blog: The results are in – how did universities fare during clearing?

“...on what has become the most aggressive day of university marketing and communications activity, it’s worth reflecting on ways the day and the process of clearing has changed ”

It’s D-Day (hopefully not literally) for A-level students across the country. Envelopes are being opened, jumping gaggles of...

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Blog: Enter the new wave wonks

“Academics stand to benefit from some clear-sighted guidance on how to negotiate the often rocky landscape of public debate. ”

A group of Vice Chancellors from across the spectrum of UK universities recently put their names to a letter in The Times...

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Blog: How can people be guided towards pensions guidance?

“Having new freedoms without the knowledge to execute them well will have far reaching consequences. ”

This week saw the deadline for those wanting to respond to HM Treasury’s consultation into the new freedoms and choices in...

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Blog: Just in Time? Helping Legal Services Consumers Make Better Decisions

“The latest research suggests that both ‘just in time’ and ‘just in case’ techniques have considerable potential to help consumers make better decisions.”

With legal aid cuts likely to bite, a new review that we conducted for the Legal Services Board highlights how we can help legal...

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Blog: Tomorrow’s World

“Marketing and communications professionals need to do some future-proofing.”

Many questioned Facebook’s recent decision to buy Oculus Rift, a piece of virtual reality kit which immerses users in a...

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Blog: Sad may be bad for financial decision making

“How you feel can influence how you make important financial decisions.”

With 1000s of people expected to make last-minute ISA investments this week, new research highlights the potential influence of...

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