Listen now using the player below, or subscribe and listen via iTunes, Stitcher, Spotify, or wherever you get your podcasts. This Building podcast includes troubling times for Interserve, London’s £288m symphony hall and this year’s consultants’ salary survey.
As Interserve outlined its latest rescue plan to try to halt its alarming slide in market value from £500m to £17m in two years, what’s going on at the troubled contractor - is the firm staring down the barrel at this stage?
London is set to gain a new big budget symphony hall on the current site of the Museum of London on London Wall, near Barbican. But so often in the past, major cultural projects are beset with delays. So what are the prospects for this planned £288m centre for music?
This week sees the latest consultants’ salary survey results revealed., with a 2.6% rise in the annual average rise in wages. But with Brexit looming ever larger over the horizon, and employers looking for new tech-savvy skillsets in the talent pool, what can we make of these numbers?