Yearly Archives: 2016

“Hard” Brexit could cause British Construction Industry to loose out on 215,000 Workers

The British construction industry could lose out on almost 215,000 workers if there is a ‘hard’ Brexit, according to research from Arcadis. The report found that a ‘soft’ Brexit could see the industry lose out on 136,000 workers – around … Continue reading

UK Growth at Risk due to Crisis of 50,000 Missing Female Minds

Intersect Global are a member of WISE a brilliant organisation who support and promote women in science and engineering. Here are the findings from their national conference. The UK’s key growth industries risk stalling unless the country tackles the loss … Continue reading

UK construction firms back into ‘expansion mode’ after housing boost, CIPS data shows

Good news; UK construction firms have moved back into “expansion mode” after the industry reported growth in activity for the first time since the EU referendum. The Markit / CIPS Construction PMI data for September stood at 52.3, rising above … Continue reading

Let’s Build a Better World Together

At Intersect Global we are working hard to encourage and promote fairness, inclusion and respect in the workplace. We have a link on our website with our new helpful handout that we give to all our contract workforce. We believe … Continue reading

Former Wates CEO Paul Drechsler warns Brexit could lead to significant job losses in the construction sector.

The chief executives and leaders of UK contractors must set out to their employees what the consequences of a vote to leave the EU would mean for their business, the president of the CBI has told Construction News, warning the … Continue reading

Airport Investment in the South East

Stansted Airport’s operator is set to lift the wraps on plans for a £600m long term upgrade of its terminal infrastructure. Stansted. Manchester Airports Group, which owns the airport, is to host a suppliers day next month for the industry’s … Continue reading

Crossrail will be renamed the Elizabeth Line from 2018.

Crossrail will be renamed the Elizabeth Line from 2018, it was confirmed today. The line, which will be purple on the TfL Underground Map, will be named after Queen Elizabeth II, who visited Bond Street station to mark the announcement … Continue reading

Eight Million UK Employees to Make a Career Move in 2016

Almost eight million British employees will resolve to leave their job in 2016, according to a new report. The survey, carried out by CV Library, found that one quarter of the current 31.2 million workers in the UK will make … Continue reading