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Budget 2021: Back skills say tech industry leaders

Budget 2021: Back skills say tech industry leaders

Business chiefs and IT professionals have called for the government to underline its commitment to cyber skills, digital empowerment and support for workers to improve their IT capabilities, ahead of Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s Covid-19 recovery budget. Patrick Sullivan writes. As Chancellor Rishi Sunak prepares to deliver a budget like no other, key figures in the technology landscape have spoken to […]

by · 2nd March 2021 · Economy & Tax, Blog
Elon Musk and the meteoric rise of Bitcoin

Elon Musk and the meteoric rise of Bitcoin

In a turbulent week whereby a billionaire sent the price of Bitcoin surging Patrick Sullivan examines the implications for the credibility of cryptocurrency and the watershed moment whereby investment in crypto became a mainstream practice. The price of bitcoin rocketed on Monday after Elon Musk, the entrepreneur and billionaire Tesla CEO, publicly announced that he was a ‘supporter’ of the […]

by · 2nd February 2021 · Opinion Editorials, Blog
Divided Government, Civil Unity

Divided Government, Civil Unity

Today marks the third day since the US Presidential Election and we are still waiting for the winner. With a divided government looking increasingly likely, America needs a President that can bring the country together, writes Parliament Street C.E.O., Patrick Sullivan.  Politics is always in perpetual motion. This means that while the rest of us are trying to catch up […]

by · 6th November 2020 · US Politics, Blog
The Equalisation of Mental Health Systems is Vital to Deal with the Impact of Covid-19′.

The Equalisation of Mental Health Systems is Vital to Deal with the Impact of Covid-19′.

By Danny Bowman, Head of Campaigns The current global pandemic is the largest public health emergency of the last 100 years, with the Covid-19 virus infecting over 26 million and sadly taking the lives of 900,000 people across the globe.  The virus continues to pose an exponential threat to the physical health of millions and plans to deal with a […]

by · 21st September 2020 · Mental Health
Patrick Sullivan speaks to UK regional news site Bdaily News about the “Eat Out to Help Out”

Patrick Sullivan speaks to UK regional news site Bdaily News about the “Eat Out to Help Out”

Earlier today, Parliament Street C.E.O. Patrick Sullivan spoke to UK regional news site Bdaily News about the U.K. government’s “Eat Out to Help Out” scheme. He told Bdaily News, “This is creative thinking from an ambitious Chancellor and I congratulate the government for this key policy that will help stimulate economic growth.” The Bdaily News article can be read here.

by · 8th July 2020 · Press Room, Blog
Can the Boris government really avoid Austerity the sequel?

Can the Boris government really avoid Austerity the sequel?

Parliament Street’s Director of Financial Services Tim Focas has written a new opinion piece published by City A.M. asking whether Boris Johnson’s government can avoid a post-Coronavirus return to austerity. Read the article here. Or alternatively you can read the text below:- There is still a widespread view that austerity at the start of the last decade was somehow a […]

by · 8th June 2020 · Press Room, Blog
How to Maintain Good Mental Wellbeing During the Coronavirus

How to Maintain Good Mental Wellbeing During the Coronavirus

Parliament Street’s Head of Campaigns, Danny Bowman has produced an important briefing note at this time of uncertainty. We at Parliament Street believe it is incredibly important that the coronavirus pandemic does not have the domino effect of causing a mental health pandemic. In order to do this we must all work together, put aside our tribal differences and remember […]

by · 19th March 2020 · Mental Health, Research
Tim Focas discusses Jeremy Corbyn’s impact on politics with Express.co.uk

Tim Focas discusses Jeremy Corbyn’s impact on politics with Express.co.uk

Our Director of Financial Services, Tim Focas spoke with Express.co.uk earlier about the impact Jeremy Corbyn has had on the Labour Party. Tim told Express.co.uk: “Corbyn’s unique ability to devise policies to the left of Michael Foot has left Labour with an electoral mountain to climb. “The view that somehow the nation shifted left post May’s calamity campaign in 2017 […]

by · 1st January 2020 · Labour Party, Press Room
Danny Bowman discusses mental health and policing with Mirror Online

Danny Bowman discusses mental health and policing with Mirror Online

Our Head of Campaigns, Danny Bowman spoke to Mirror Online today about new research he conducted for Parliament Street on mental health and policing. His research showed that a total of 489,484 work days were lost among 31 police forces due to poor mental health last year. Danny told Mirror Online, “This research provides a shocking insight into the mental […]

by · 22nd December 2019 · Mental Health, Press Room
Tim Focas talks General Election 2019 with FORBES

Tim Focas talks General Election 2019 with FORBES

Parliament Street’s Director of Financial Services, Tim Focas was interviewed by Forbes today. He spoke with the respected business publication about how the re-election of Boris Johnson was important for keeping wealth in the country. The relevant extract from the article is below: Tim Focas, director of financial services at Westminster think tank Parliament Street, tells Forbes that billionaire-bashing rhetoric […]

by · 13th December 2019 · Press Room, Economy & Tax