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The Guardian reports on Parliament Street findings on social media misuse

The Guardian reports on Parliament Street findings on social media misuse

Thursday 20th June 2013 The Guardian has reported on our latest research into social media misuse amongst the civil service: Facebook comments get civil servant banned from promotion Welsh government employee posted remarks that were deemed to breach civil service code, documents show A civil servant was banned from promotion for a year following “misuse” of social media, official documents […]

by · 20th June 2013 · Press Room
Steven George-Hilley speaks to Wales Online

Steven George-Hilley speaks to Wales Online

Wales Online have covered new research by Parliament Street into social media misuse in the Welsh Government: Welsh Government civil servant banned from promotion for a year for ‘misuse’ of social media Employee was one of seven staff members disciplined by the Welsh Government for writing ‘inappropriate comments’ on Facebook or Twitter A civil servant was banned from promotion for […]

by · 20th June 2013 · Blog
HR Review report on Parliament Street research into social media misuse

HR Review report on Parliament Street research into social media misuse

Parliament Street Director of Technology, Steven George-Hilley, recently spoke to HR Review about new research into social media misuse at the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA): DVLA employee sacked for using Facebook at work A member of staff at the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) was fired after being caught using Facebook on his mobile phone during office […]

by · 24th May 2013 · Press Room
BBC News covers Parliament Street research

BBC News covers Parliament Street research

22 May 2013 The BBC News website has covered new findings from Parliament Street about social media misuse by the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency:   Facebook user sacker from DVLA for logging on at work A DVLA worker was sacked for using Facebook on his personal mobile phone during office hours, it has emerged. The Driver and Vehicle Licensing […]

by · 22nd May 2013 · Press Room
South Wales Evening Post reports on Parliament Street social media research

South Wales Evening Post reports on Parliament Street social media research

The South Wales Evening Post have reported on findings. made by Parliament Street, into social media misuse at the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency: DVLA civil servant sacked for using Facebook on his mobile phone during office time A CIVIL servant at the DVLA in Swansea was sacked for using Facebook on his mobile phone during office time. He was fired […]

by · 22nd May 2013 · Press Room
Cllr. Sophie Shrubsole pays tribute to Margaret Thatcher

Cllr. Sophie Shrubsole pays tribute to Margaret Thatcher

Parliament Street Deputy Chairman, Sophie Shrubsole recently spoke to allaboutshipping.co.uk about the legacy of Margaret Thatcher: Tributes to Lady Thatcher from four people who acclaim her role at home and abroad We present tributes from four people from different walks of life to former UK prime minister Baroness Thatcher, who died at the age of 87 on April 8 2013. […]

by · 3rd May 2013 · Press Room
Cutting aid to South Africa: Sensible policy, so why are Labour and the left so incensed?

Cutting aid to South Africa: Sensible policy, so why are Labour and the left so incensed?

  Justine Greening, Secretary of State for International Development, has announced that from 2015 the UK will no longer give £19 million a year in aid to South Africa, the 29th wealthiest country in the world. As well as being a fellow member of the G20, South Africa has an annual GDP (PPP) of $555.1 billion. In a desperate attempt […]

by · 1st May 2013 · Blog
Wednesday 24th April 2013 – 1st Anniversary Party with Rt. Hon. Dr. Liam Fox MP

Wednesday 24th April 2013 – 1st Anniversary Party with Rt. Hon. Dr. Liam Fox MP

Former Defence Secretary, Rt. Hon. Dr Liam Fox MP last night buoyed Tory ranks with an uplifting speech for Conservatism and denounced the shirking policies of the Labour Party at Walkers of Whitehall, London – At Parliament Street’s first anniversary bash. The biggest cheer of the night came when former Secretary of State for Defence Dr Fox leathered former Tory […]

by · 25th April 2013 · 2013 Events Calendar

Margaret Thatcher’s real influence

By Matthew Gass

The last few days have seen hundreds, maybe thousands, of eulogies to Margaret Thatcher. Whether they were kind, cruel, respectful or damning what is clear is that the country felt like it knew her in a very personal way.
I cannot claim to do so. Her last general election victory was a few months before I was born and I spent my formative political years living and studying abroad. […]

by · 17th April 2013 · Blog
International Data Group (IDG) News Service cover Parliament Street research

International Data Group (IDG) News Service cover Parliament Street research

The International Data Group (IDG) News service have covered new Parliament Street research into social media misuse amongst the Metropolitan Police: Met Police has sacked seven staff for social media use  The Metropolitan Police has sacked seven staff since 2009 for misuse of social media sites, with another eight leaving the force after facing complaints. The Metropolitan Police has sacked […]

by · 13th April 2013 · Press Room