Articles by: Tim Focas

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
Parliament Street featured in leading wealth management publication, SPEARS Magazine

Parliament Street featured in leading wealth management publication, SPEARS Magazine

Tuesday 15th January 2019 Parliament Street’s Director of Financial Services, Tim Focas is featured in the latest issue of SPEARS Magazine. The publication is required reading for the financial services community, and has even been referred to as “the Bible of the banking community” by GQ Magazine. He was featured in an article drawing parallels between the European Union’s relationship […]

by · 15th January 2019 · Press Room
Danny Bowman – The Reality of Growing Up and Living with OCD

Danny Bowman – The Reality of Growing Up and Living with OCD

Anyone who has experienced Obsessional Compulsive Disorder, whether they are a directly suffering from the illness, or a family member or friend witnessing the condition will know of how debilitating and cruel it is. After interviewing the brilliant Johnny Mercer MP last year, I felt inspired to dispel some of the myths associated with OCD and tell the trauma’s it […]

by · 13th January 2019 · Mental Health, frontpage
Robin Shepherd – Why Brussels Should Be Wary of a Cancelled Brexit

Robin Shepherd – Why Brussels Should Be Wary of a Cancelled Brexit

Brussels has made clear its belief that Brexit was a mistake. But at this point,a clean break is probably for the best. With barely a mistake having gone unmade in British Prime Minister Theresa May’s handling of Brexit, it is perhaps understandable that many observers have allowed their lurid fascination with the chaos in London to obscure the interests of […]

by · 10th January 2019 · Opinion Editorials
Caitlin Boydon-Jones – Executive Director

Caitlin Boydon-Jones – Executive Director

Caitlin joined Parliament Street in 2013 and is Elliot’s right hand woman . Since then she has chaired a number of our events in the House of Commons and been the chief architect of our recruitment strategy. Caitlin also ran our successful 2013 Conservative Party Conference Program. Caitlin is a law graduate and a proud alum of Brunel University.

by · 8th January 2019 · Executive Committee
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 · 6th January 2019 · Executive Committee