8 September 2017

How big is your union website in 2017?


A couple of years ago, I looked at the sizes of the websites of all the TUC affiliated unions, to see how they compared. I’ve found myself coming…

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5 September 2017

OK Google, let’s talk unions


One of the latest frontiers in technology is voice controlled smart assistants. Systems like Apple’s Siri, Google Now and Microsoft’s Cortana have…

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22 June 2017

Trade Union Website League Table 2017


It’s time again for the annual trade union website league table. So how have the metrics changed in the last 12 months?

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14 June 2017

The rise of the semantic web


If ten years ago you were asked what the next major trend in website design would be, not many people would have mentioned ‘responsive design’.

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12 May 2017

Careersmart 2.0


Back in 2014, Prospect launched the Careersmart.org.uk website, providing information and guidance on careers and work issues from a union…

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28 February 2017

Never mind the DPA, here's the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation)


When the UK’s Data Protection Act came into force in 1998, the term ‘Data Protection’ entered our vocabulary as a representation of the legal rights…

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27 January 2017

Secure and practical passwords


Passwords are an essential part of life now, from carrying out the weekly shop, to accessing social media, to logging into your website.

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30 November 2016

Which unions are the most influential on Twitter in 2016?


Every November I look at how influential the TUC-affiliated unions are on Twitter (see results for 2012, 2013, 

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16 November 2016

Diversity Project website now live


I’ve been working on a website for a new initiative, designed to encourage greater diversity and inclusion in the investment and savings industry.

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20 October 2016

My new role as the TUC's first Chief Information Officer


I’ve recently taken on a new role in addition to running the Infobo digital consultancy.  I’ve been appointed as the first virtual Chief Information…

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