Articles by: Steven George-Hilley

Tech director Steve George-Hilley announces digital agenda

Tech director Steve George-Hilley announces digital agenda

Parliament Street’s technology director Steve George-Hilley today announces a new programme of digital themes the think tank will explore in the New Year. The new initiative is designed to elevate the think tank’s already extensive capabilities as a leading in technology policy development, building on established work around social media, mobility, data security and device theft. “Tech now sits at […]

by · 20th December 2016 · News, Blog
Parliament Street in The Evening Standard

Parliament Street in The Evening Standard

Parliament Street has appeared in today’s Evening Standard newspaper, commenting on the sharp rise in crimes associated with Pokemon Go application.  The research was conducted by the think tank’s director of technology, Steven George-Hilley. Figures obtained by Parliament Street revealed that 11 crimes connected to the popular game in a period of just over three weeks. They include several cases […]

by · 30th August 2016 · Press Room, frontpage
May the regulatory force be with fund managers in 2016

May the regulatory force be with fund managers in 2016

With Star Wars: The Force Awakens breaking box office records, Tim Focas, director of financial services at a leading City think tank, provides a financial markets take on the franchise we all know and love. As fund managers across Europe continue to Sith through the MiFID II technical standards, the below provides a lighter take on the seemingly never ending […]

by · 27th February 2016 · Economy & Tax
Parliament Street Supports Get in The Ring Tech Finals

Parliament Street Supports Get in The Ring Tech Finals

Steven George-Hilley, director of technology at Parliament Street attended the Get in The Ring Technology finals which saw leading tech entrepreneurs from across Western Europe compete for a place in the Global finals this summer ‘Tinder for music’ flies the flag in global tech competition Two London tech startups, including one dubbed the ‘Tinder for new music’, have emerged victorious […]

by · 19th February 2016 · Education & Training, Blog
Would Brexit put London’s powerhouse economy status at risk?

Would Brexit put London’s powerhouse economy status at risk?

As David Cameron continues his lobbying mission to win over European leaders to his “renegotiation” plans, investors are understandably weighing up the pros and cons of Britain’s place inside and outside the EU. The good news for Cameron is that the in campaign appears to be gathering momentum – thanks in large part to high-profile cash injections from the likes […]

by · 29th January 2016 · Commentary, Economy & Tax, Blog
Digital skills: The Robots are Coming

Digital skills: The Robots are Coming

If like me you spent a few months complaining about the pain of self-service supermarket check-outs, before mastering the art and learning to love then, then you too will accept that automation is here to stay Take a good look at the work of scientists at the Nanyang Technological University in Singapore who created the freakishly realistic ‘Nadine’ – the […]

by · 19th January 2016 · Education & Training
Revenge pornography – the rising tide of digital harassment

Revenge pornography – the rising tide of digital harassment

A new report on revenge pornography by Parliament Street director of technology, Steven George-Hilley For many of us, social media offers the opportunity to engage with friends and family at the touch of a button. It provides users with a platform to launch a business, to share creative ideas and reach vast global audiences. Unfortunately the ability to instantly upload images and video is not […]

by · 21st October 2015 · Home Affairs, Research
Queen Elizabeth doesn’t deserve this sickening Nazi smear

Queen Elizabeth doesn’t deserve this sickening Nazi smear

At 89 years of age, and after so many decades of dedicated, loyal service to our country and her people, one would think that the magnificent Queen Elizabeth II would be respected and protected by our national media. Saturday’s deeply unpleasant front page splash in The Sun newspaper accompanied by the headline, “Their Royal Heilnesses” is as tasteless as it is unfair to Britain and […]

by · 21st July 2015 · Home Affairs, frontpage
Cameron announces significant shift in approach to combat Islamic extremism

Cameron announces significant shift in approach to combat Islamic extremism

In March, just before the general election, Parliament Street published, ‘A Smart Guide to Government’ and I penned a chapter on ‘Islamic Extremism: The Greatest Threat to Britain’s Future.‘ I made a series of recommendations that I am delighted to see David Cameron announcing today. At midday, in front of British Muslims in Birmingham, David Cameron made his first major […]

by · 20th July 2015 · Home Affairs, frontpage, Blog
London tube strike: it’s time for driverless trains

London tube strike: it’s time for driverless trains

The trade unions may have inflicted short-term suffering on London’s workers and businesses this week, but they have only reminded everyone why it’s time for automated tube services, argues Steven George-Hilley This week, the people of London were once again hit by a Union-organised tube strike, designed to cripple the transport network and inflict maximum suffering on normal working people. […]

by · 12th July 2015 · Home Affairs