Yearly Archives: 2017

Latest Results from Jobs Outlook.

As the year draws to a close and we look forward to the Christmas break it’s a good opportunity for us to reflect on 2017 and what the jobs market will have install for us in 2018. It has been … Continue reading

PWC Report on EU Workforce Post-Brexit

In a report on post-Brexit economic prospects, PwC highlighted that EU migrants make up around 10 per cent of the UK construction industry’s workforce. In London, this figure rises to 30 per cent, based on 2016 figures from the Office … Continue reading

Government Initiative Required to Ease Skill Shortages

Former home secretary Lord Blunkett has vote to force the government to “pull its finger out” on skills to prevent a labour shortage for the UK’s major infrastructure projects. Speaking to Construction News, the Labour peer said the government must … Continue reading

Governments blueprint on Immigration Plans – Stark Warning for Construction

The leaked document on the government’s Brexit immigration plan, obtained by The Guardian, is a frighteningly stark reminder of the threat to construction, once we leave the EU. While the proposals are in a draft form and yet to be … Continue reading

Report on Jobs May 2017

As we approach the third quarter of 2017 I would like to share some recent findings from June’s edition of the report on Jobs, produced by IHS Markit and the Recruitment Employment Confederation. At Intersect Global 2017 has so far … Continue reading

Employers using Contractors to Plug Skills Gap

As we approach half way mark of 2017 I thought it would worth sharing some statistics from this month’s JobsOutlook Survey. I hope you find it of interest. This information is gathered from employers across every sector, what is interesting … Continue reading

Wages on the Rise as Competition for Candidates Continues to Increase

It is hard to believe we are soon to approach the half way mark for 2017, the year has flown by so far and activity here at Intersect Global seems to reflect the general buoyancy of the civil engineering & … Continue reading

Where are the Female Leaders in the Construction Industry?

If you have been following the Construction News coverage of women in construction this week I am sure you will agree the statistics presented highlight worrying questions about the state of gender diversity in the industry. That women make up … Continue reading

Jobs Market Outlook for 2017

Intersect Global have enjoyed a very busy start to 2017 with a number of significant permanent appointments being made and an equal measure of contractors placed too. The civil engineering and infrastructure markets are buoyant and the skill shortages make … Continue reading