Articles by: Tim Focas

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 · 11th March 2019 · 2019 Events
UPCOMING EVENT – Cyber Crime: The Next Threat

UPCOMING EVENT – Cyber Crime: The Next Threat

The UK is under attack. Whether the target is an illicit dating site, a leading business, charity or even the National Health Service (NHS), hackers and international criminals have demonstrated a level of indiscriminate ruthlessness towards wreaking havoc and stealing confidential information from victims. The impact of these attacks are profound. In September last year, that ride-hailing firm Uber agreed to pay £133m to […]

by · 11th March 2019 · 2019 Events
Elizabeth Anderson on BBC Two’s Victoria Derbyshire program

Elizabeth Anderson on BBC Two’s Victoria Derbyshire program

Thursday 21st February 2019 Parliament Street Board Director, Elizabeth Anderson, appeared on BBC Two Current Affairs program, Victoria Derbyshire, earlier today Elizabeth was invited to share her thoughts on how the political earthquake of the week; the formation of the new Independent Group of MPs, in the House of Commons, had actually managed to alter the fundamentals of British politics. […]

by · 21st February 2019 · Press Room
Is EFTA the solution to the Brexit deadlock?

Is EFTA the solution to the Brexit deadlock?

Instead of paying £39bn to be stuck in a BRINO-Brexit, EFTA offers the best form of transition as we leave the EU. We urgently need to re-evaluate the EFTA route to a meaningful and practicable Brexit, argues Cllr. Dr. Peter Hill As Theresa May pleaded for MPs to unite behind her it was heartening to see them heeding her suggestion […]

by · 6th February 2019 · Opinion Editorials
Patrick Sullivan discusses Cyber Security with ITPro

Patrick Sullivan discusses Cyber Security with ITPro

Monday 4th February 2019 Parliament Street Founder and Chairman, Patrick Sullivan today, spoke with ITPro, the comprehensive technology news & reviews hub for IT professionals. He discussed our research team’s recent findings which showed; The Student Loans Company (SLC) sustaining nearly one million cyber attacks in the last financial year. This also included one successful ‘cryptojacking’ malware attack. Speaking exclusively to ITPro, […]

by · 4th February 2019 · Press Room
NEW RESEARCH – Waste Watchers for Waste Management

NEW RESEARCH – Waste Watchers for Waste Management

In a brand new research paper for Parliament Street, Elizabeth Anderson suggests ways where local authorities can make budget savings, through cutting local government waste, thus removing the need to save money through reducing refuse collections. Read the paper here : Waste Watchers for Waste Disposal  

by · 4th February 2019 · Research
Danny Bowman speaks out on teenage suicide findings on Sky News

Danny Bowman speaks out on teenage suicide findings on Sky News

Sunday 3rd February 2019 Our Head of Campaigns, Danny Bowman appeared on Sky News earlier today to discuss, disturbing new provisional data from the Office for National Statistics suggesting that the suicide rate among teenagers between the ages of 15-19 has doubled since 2010. The findings have sparked further concerns about the effects of social media on young people. Danny […]

by · 3rd February 2019 · Press Room
The Month in Marketing: the Worst an Ad can get?

The Month in Marketing: the Worst an Ad can get?

Tim Focas argues that Gillette made a seismic mistake when they decided to be “woke” and create a distance between the brand and consumer. This is especially ignorant of the company, given a shaving razor is one of the most intimate products a person can own. There are certain moments in life that live with you forever. Personally speaking, my […]

by · 29th January 2019 · Reviews & Arts
NEW RESEARCH – Drones 4 U: Public Perceptions of Security Threats

NEW RESEARCH – Drones 4 U: Public Perceptions of Security Threats

In a ground breaking new report into public opinion on the future use of Drones; our research team can reveal that, as many as, one third of the Britons, back a total ban on drones. Read the full paper here: Drones Report

by · 24th January 2019 · Research
Tim Focas provides EXCLUSIVE Brexit analysis to Express.co.uk

Tim Focas provides EXCLUSIVE Brexit analysis to Express.co.uk

Wednesday 16th January 2019 Following the overwhelming Commons defeat of the Prime Minister’s EU Withdrawal Deal, yesterday; businesses, big and small, from across the country, were asking what would happen next. Express.co.uk decided to speak to the man in the know, Parliament Street’s Director of Financial Services, Tim Focas, who gave the paper an exclusive interview. Discussing the new lay of […]

by · 16th January 2019 · Press Room, News