Articles by: Tim Focas

Calvin Robinson – Head of Research

Calvin Robinson – Head of Research

Calvin spent 7 years in the tech industry before becoming a teacher, with experience in development, project management, and even a stint as a YouTuber on Disney’s Yogscast network. Retraining as a Computer Science teacher with the introduction of coding on the National Curriculum. Calvin saw to have a part in filling the digital skills deficit currently facing the UK.  […]

by · 10th April 2019 · Research Team
Naomi Ferguson – Director of Wellness and Wellbeing

Naomi Ferguson – Director of Wellness and Wellbeing

Naomi obtained political experience in Westminster while completing her BA (Hons) degree in Religion, Politics and Society at King’s College London. She has worked in several industries in addition to politics, including interior design, luxury travel, road haulage, ski/snow sport and hospitality. Having worked in several areas of politics including in the offices of MPs, on area specific campaigns and […]

by · 10th April 2019 · Research Team
NEW RESEARCH – Policing, Caring and Treating the Effects of a Mental Health Crisis

NEW RESEARCH – Policing, Caring and Treating the Effects of a Mental Health Crisis

In a brand new research paper, Parliament Street’s Head of Campaigns, Danny Bowman analyses the current relationship between public services and Mental Health in the United Kingdom. The research paper also provides recommendations to government going forward. Read the paper here: Policing, Caring and Treating the Effects of a Mental Health Crisis

by · 8th April 2019 · Research
Parliament Street in The Times

Parliament Street in The Times

Thursday 4th April 2019 Parliament Street’s Chairman, Patrick Sullivan is featured today’s The Times newspaper. Speaking out, following revelations that tax officials have been “bullying” in-debt callers into paying more upfront than they need, Patrick told the newspaper: “Once again bullying tax chiefs are raking in cash from those who are struggling the most. All staff should be instructed to […]

by · 4th April 2019 · Press Room
Patrick Sullivan stands up for taxpayers in The Sun

Patrick Sullivan stands up for taxpayers in The Sun

Wednesday 3rd April 2019 Parliament Street Chairman, Patrick Sullivan is featured in today’s The Sun newspaper (p11) standing up for put upon taxpayers; following revelations that tax officials have been “bullying” in-debt callers into paying more upfront than they need. The story can be read online here.   Alternatively, the text of the story can be read below: Tax officials […]

by · 3rd April 2019 · Press Room
EVENT REVIEW – Cryptocurrency & Blockchain: Where Next?

EVENT REVIEW – Cryptocurrency & Blockchain: Where Next?

Thursday 28th March 2019 Last night in Committee Room 16 of the House of Commons, Parliament Street hosted a FinTech symposium called Cryptocurrency & Blockchain: Where Next? Addressing the full house were: Dr. Iwa Salami, Senior Lecturer in Financial Law and Regulation, University of East London Joanna Hubbard, CEO, Electron Erik Wilgenhot Plante, Chief Compliance Officer, BeQuant David Carlisle, Head of […]

by · 28th March 2019 · 2019 Events
Tim Focas talks U.S. Politics with Express.co.uk

Tim Focas talks U.S. Politics with Express.co.uk

Monday 25th March 2019 Earlier today, Parliament Street’s Director of Financial Services, Tim Focas gave an exclusive interview to Express.co.uk. The expert political risk analyst was asked his opinion on the 2020 U.S. Presidential Election and explained that Bill Clinton’s old maxim still holds true – “It’s the Economy, Stupid!” The interview can be read online here.   Alternatively the […]

by · 25th March 2019 · Press Room
Information Age reports on Parliament Street Cyber Security Symposium

Information Age reports on Parliament Street Cyber Security Symposium

Friday 22nd March 2019 Following on from Wednesday night’s record turnout Cyber Security Symposium in the House of Commons, top technology publication Information Age published a report on the proceedings for the benefit of those unable to make it. Below is the review of the of the event written by Andrew Ross: Parliament Street debate: Is the UK’s cyber security […]

by · 22nd March 2019 · Press Room
UPCOMING EVENT – Cryptocurrency & Blockchain: Where Next?

UPCOMING EVENT – Cryptocurrency & Blockchain: Where Next?

Cryptocurrencies are providing an alternate form of monetary exchange for businesses and investors, cutting high transaction costs associated with overseas banking procedures. With investors increasingly targeting crypto as a new form of long-term investment, what role can these currencies play in the future digital economy? Alongside the rise of cryptocurrencies is the rise of blockchain technology. This technology helps capture […]

by · 21st March 2019 · 2019 Events
ITPro covers Parliament Street research into Cyber Security and Tourism

ITPro covers Parliament Street research into Cyber Security and Tourism

Monday 18th March 2019 Today, ITPro, the essential place for all IT coverage in the UK, covered new Parliament Street research into cyber security at some of London’s hottest tourist spots. The original article can be found here.   Alternatively, the text from the article can be read below:     London’s top attractions besieged by more than 100 million cyber […]

by · 18th March 2019 · Press Room