finance

Presenting gender pay gap figures to the public : Government Equalities Office

Presenting gender pay gap figures to the public: an online trial

Government Equalities Office

Published, 13 June 2018

This report provides results of a trial that aimed to understand how using alternative methods to present gender pay gap (GPG) figures can affect people’s understanding and attitudes towards the topic.

The online randomised control trial consisted of 2,325 adults who were presented GPG figures in four different ways. The two main measures were people’s attitudes and people’s comprehension and the results are intended to help to develop the Government’s GPG viewing service.

Open Banking Data Sharing Dilemmas : Ipsos MORI

Open Banking Data Sharing Dilemmas

Ipsos MORI

Published, 18 April 2018

Barclays has commissioned Ipsos MORI to research consumers attitudes, emotions and behaviour towards Open Banking by conducting a workshop with participants who used online or mobile banking.

During this workshop, Ipsos MORI explored how individual personality and trust in technology can affect the decision to start using Open Banking.

The digital economy, multinational enterprises and international investment policy : OECD

The digital economy, multinational enterprises and international investment policy

OECD

Published, 24 April 2018

The OECD publishes a report about the implications of the increased use of digital technologies on international investment activities. Because digital technologies are being quickly adapted by a number of previously non-digital sectors, policy challenges facing specific technologies will multiply not just across those sectors but also across international trading and investment.

The report highlights the likely changes to business models, national security concerns, data ownership, privacy considerations, productivity, and digital infrastructure that will have an effect on how financial investments are made and structured in the future.