Yearly Archives: 2014

Capability Rather than Haggling is the Key for Pay Rise

Haggling for more money or a better benefits package during the negotiation process of a job interview gets you nowhere, according to research from Huthwaite International. The survey of 1,300 people in 52 countries also discovered successful negotiators make less … Continue reading

One Quarter of the UK Workers Not Using all their Holiday Allowance

Almost one quarter (23%) of the UK workforce did not use all of their paid holiday allowance in 2013, according to new research. The findings from Canada Life Group Insurance found that although this figure is down slightly from 2012 … Continue reading

London – The Most Desirable City to Work In

London has been voted as the most desirable city to work in the world, according to a survey by The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and The survey analysed the respondents of more than 200,000 people from 189 countries and … Continue reading

The UK is now the 10th most Attractive Economy for Infrastructure Investment

The Global Infrastructure Investment Index, published by Arcadis today, ranks 41 countries by their attractiveness to investors in infrastructure. Since the first index in 2012, the UK has risen three places (see table, attached) up to 10th and is the … Continue reading

Are you guilty of Answering Work Phone calls at Inappropriate Times?

Over half (54%) of Brits have admitted answering work calls while in bed according to a new survey. The survey from professional call answering service, alldayPA found that UK staff even struggle to switch off on Holiday with 41% of … Continue reading

CIB Report on Construction Activity during the Recession

London was the only region in the UK where the construction industry grew during the recession according to the Chartered Institute of Building The report, “The Real Face of Construction”, said construction output in the capital grew more than 20 … Continue reading

Plans for Crossrail 2

Plans for Crossrail 2 have stated to take shape and procurement could start as early as 2018. Transport for London has launched a second consultation for a ‘regional option’ of its proposed Crossrail 2 mega scheme. A new station in … Continue reading

UK Unemployment Rate Dropping Quickly

With the UK unemployment rate dropping quickly to 7.1%, in the three months to November 2013, there is a strong case for optimism in the jobs market. Roughly 30.15 million people are now in work, an increase of 280,000 in … Continue reading

We are looking for recruitment consultants

Intersect Global is a specialist technical recruitment company with particular expertise in the construction and infrastructure sectors. As part of our on going expansion plans we are seeking to appoint a Recruitment Consultant to join our existing team in Central … Continue reading