After a recent hospital stay filled with frightening, uselessly beeping gadgets, an ambient musician set to work reinventing the aural landscape of medicine, to make life calmer for patients and easier for doctors.
Behavioural economics has been playing an increasingly important role in public policy the world over, and Canada is no exception. This column outlines the steps Canada is taking towards incorporating insights from the literature into its policies.
LegalVision picked up the Innovator of the Year award at Lawyers Weekly’s Australian Law Awards this year. The firm also scooped up the Professional Services Business of the Year award at the Optus My Business Awards, Lawyers Weekly’s sister publication.
Earlier this month, Bryan Cave announced a newly branded 32-person division within the St. Louis-based law firm, called BCXponent, a business advisory unit that is separate from its legal services and has its own distinct website apart from the firm.
Norton Rose Fulbright clinched the innovation award for its collaboration with fin-tech firm Gladi8 in creating a know-your-client tool (DocFox) that helps financial services companies comply more easily with South Africa’s Financial Intelligence Centre Act (FICA).
Working with Anne Brockmeyer and Marco Hernandez from the World Bank, and the tax authority in Costa Rica, the UK Behavioural Insights Team sent emails to 12,515 firms that had failed to submit their 2014 income tax declarations.
With 29,000 employees and millions of tube and bus journeys per week, TfL recognised that it needed to apply new thinking to how it attracts and retains talent in the age of a changing work force that expects more from organisations and is now coping with growing numbers of customers.