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Parliament Street in the Bath Chronicle

Parliament Street in the Bath Chronicle

Steven George-Hilley director of technology at Parliament Street has been quoted in the Bath Chronicle, in an article discussing MP’s use of Social Media, especially Twitter. “Social media is now a defining feature of modern society, influencing every aspect of life. By using social sites like Twitter, MPs can build trust with the electorate and engage the next generation in […]

by · 25th September 2013 · Press Room
The Metro: Covers Parliament Street Research

The Metro: Covers Parliament Street Research

  One of the UK’s best read newspapers has covered the findings of Parliament Street’s upcoming Twitter Index 2013. The full report will be published next week.

by · 20th September 2013 · Press Room, frontpage
The Evening Standard: Student Loans Special

The Evening Standard: Student Loans Special

Parliament Street research into Student Loans Company social media policy is covered in the Evening Standard.

by · 7th September 2013 · Press Room, frontpage
Parliament Street on ITV news

Parliament Street on ITV news

2nd September 2013 Parliament Street was featured on ITV News’ website, as four employees of the Student Loans Company were sacked over inappropriate and threatening remarks on Facebook, it has been revealed. “Steven George-Hilley, from the think-tank Parliament Street, who made the request about social media misuse over the last five years, said: “These incidents suggest it may be time […]

by · 2nd September 2013 · Press Room
Parliament Street in the Daily Telegraph

Parliament Street in the Daily Telegraph

From the Daily Telegraph – June 21st 2013: Civil servants disciplined for abuse of Facebook A civil servant has been banned from promotion for a year for misusing social media. The employee was one of seven staff disciplined by the Welsh government for writing “inappropriate comments” on Facebook or Twitter over the past five years, it has been disclosed. The […]

by · 21st June 2013 · Press Room
Steven George-Hilley speaks to The Register

Steven George-Hilley speaks to The Register

The Register, a leading global online tech publication, with more than nine million monthly unique browsers worldwide, has reported on new Parliament Street research into social media misuse amongst the civil service: Facebook foolishness foils (un)civil servant’s squirm up greasy pole Latest government pen-pusher scolded for online idiocy Welsh bureaucrats are in trouble again for their use of social networking […]

by · 21st June 2013 · Press Room
The Guardian reports on Parliament Street findings on social media misuse

The Guardian reports on Parliament Street findings on social media misuse

Thursday 20th June 2013 The Guardian has reported on our latest research into social media misuse amongst the civil service: Facebook comments get civil servant banned from promotion Welsh government employee posted remarks that were deemed to breach civil service code, documents show A civil servant was banned from promotion for a year following “misuse” of social media, official documents […]

by · 20th June 2013 · Press Room
HR Review report on Parliament Street research into social media misuse

HR Review report on Parliament Street research into social media misuse

Parliament Street Director of Technology, Steven George-Hilley, recently spoke to HR Review about new research into social media misuse at the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA): DVLA employee sacked for using Facebook at work A member of staff at the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) was fired after being caught using Facebook on his mobile phone during office […]

by · 24th May 2013 · Press Room
BBC News covers Parliament Street research

BBC News covers Parliament Street research

22 May 2013 The BBC News website has covered new findings from Parliament Street about social media misuse by the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency:   Facebook user sacker from DVLA for logging on at work A DVLA worker was sacked for using Facebook on his personal mobile phone during office hours, it has emerged. The Driver and Vehicle Licensing […]

by · 22nd May 2013 · Press Room
South Wales Evening Post reports on Parliament Street social media research

South Wales Evening Post reports on Parliament Street social media research

The South Wales Evening Post have reported on findings. made by Parliament Street, into social media misuse at the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency: DVLA civil servant sacked for using Facebook on his mobile phone during office time A CIVIL servant at the DVLA in Swansea was sacked for using Facebook on his mobile phone during office time. He was fired […]

by · 22nd May 2013 · Press Room