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Ireland 2019 Budget – What to Expect

Budget season is upon us, and here at Nudge, we’ve been keeping our eyes peeled and ears to the ground for all the changes that could be revealed this autumn. Kicking things off first is Ireland, where Budget 2019 is due to be unveiled on 9 October by minister of finance Paschal Donohoe. So, what

20 Min Webinar: Flexible Benefits & Financial Education – Natural Bedfellows

The What – Flexible Benefits & Financial Education Since it first appeared in the mid-1990s, Flexible Benefits has become the mainstream method for delivering employee benefit programmes amongst UK employers. Whilst this might have provided choice and flexibility to employees, it assumes they have all the requisite knowledge to make informed decisions around their benefit selections. The

How Will the New Auto-Enrolment Pension Scheme in Ireland Work?

What’s happened? The Irish government has released its proposals and is consulting over how the new auto-enrolment pension scheme could operate. Under the new proposals for auto-enrolment in Ireland, employees, employers and the State will each make a contribution. Why? Currently, in Ireland, just 47% of all employees, and 35% of private sector employees have

Nudge Comments in The Times on Changing Patterns of Consumer Spending in Ireland

Nudge appeared in The Times this week with Tim Perkins sharing his insight on how demographic changes are impacting patterns of consumer spending in Ireland.  Read More on Consumer Spending in Ireland in The Times   

Financial Education for Children – What Does Good Look Like?

As exam season reaches its peak, we’re delighted to share a guest blog from our good friends at The Money Charity. Steph Hayter, who heads up their Young People programmes examines the current state of play of Financial Education for children and asks what skills and knowledge they should gain prior to entering further education

30 Min Webinar: Women and Financial Wellness – Beyond the Gender Pay Gap

The What – Women and Financial Wellness Whilst gender pay gap reporting revealed that in 6/7 organisations men are paid more than women, earning less on average over their lifetime is just part of the story. We explored how women: Experience lower financial knowledge and confidence Have a higher propensity to take career breaks to

Webinar: Millennial Money – How Employers Can Improve Financial Wellness for Millennials

30 Minute Webinar – Millennial Money: Financial Wellness for Millennials The What ‘Millennials’, ‘Generation Y’, ‘Generation Me’…just some of the tags used to describe those born between 1980 and 2000. Regardless of the moniker, the financial inequalities facing this group have recently come into sharp focus and are provoking strong debate. Whether it’s an absence

What Elements of Behavioural Economics Can Employers Build into a Financial Wellbeing Strategy?

Nudge Appears in Employee Benefits Feature on Behavioural Economics in Financial Wellbeing Jeremy Beament, Co-Founder of Nudge, appears in the March edition of Employee Benefits in a piece that examines what elements of behavioural economics employers can build into a Financial Wellbeing strategy. The feature looks at how: Behavioural economics can be used to nudge

ACCA Uses Behavioural Economics to Engage Staff with Financial Health

Nudge Client Case Study in Employee Benefits Nudge client, the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), appears in the March edition of Employee Benefits in a piece that examines how to engage employees with financial health. The case study looks at why ACCA decided to offer Nudge and to place our behavioural economics approach at the

Webinar: 10 Tax Year Changes Impacting Your People

The 2018/19 tax year started on 6th April and brought lots of changes that will impact your people’s finances. Jeremy Beament, Co-Founder at Nudge, led a webinar to help you to understand: The 10 tax year changes that will most impact your people across areas as diverse as debt, everyday finances, student loans and pensions