11 of our favourite construction company slogans

11 Of our Favourite Construction Company Slogans

12th February 2018

As we are all aware big companies have created some clever and memorable slogans over the years, Nike’s ‘Just Do It’, KFC’s ‘Finger Lickin’ Good’, Nokia’s ‘Connecting People’ and even Carlsberg’s ‘Probably The Best Beer In The World’ but what about the construction industry? They too have, over the years also been quite innovative when…

MEWP hire cost and what to consider beforehand

MEWP Hire Cost and What to Consider Beforehand

10th January 2018

When considering a MEWP (Mobile Elevated Work Platform, sometimes referred to as Cherry Picker) there are a lot of things for you to take into consideration. Can you do it any other way without using a MEWP / cherry picker hire solution? How high do you need to go? How many people will be working…

UK HGV driver shortages

UK HGV Driver Shortages

22nd December 2016

With most job vacancies heavily oversubscribed, it may be surprising to discover that there’s one well-paid career suffering serious shortages. According to the Road Haulage Association (RHA), there are currently tens of thousands of driving¬†vacancies across the UK. RHA chief executive Richard Burnett states “We are short of between 45,000 and 50,000 drivers and the…

Maintenance keeps plant hire jobs safe and sound

Maintenance Keeps Plant Hire Jobs Safe and Sound

19th December 2016

A discussion paper from the Construction Plant-hire Association recommends that people working in plant hire jobs should liaise with long-term customers on the issue of planned maintenance of machinery, to keep it in good working order throughout longer contracts. The CPA’s Strategic Forum Plant Safety Group has published the 62-page document for feedback, and the…

Jobs in plant hire look good through 2020

Jobs in Plant Hire Look Good Through 2020

29th November 2016

Jobs in plant hire are a strong prospect for at least the remainder of the current decade, according to the highlights of an AMA Research report on the industry. The study looks at the UK plant hire sector from 2016 to 2020, and compares this period with the preceding years of the decade. It asserts…

North London plant hire

North London Plant Hire

21st November 2016

Earlier this year the Financial Times reported a 40% increase in new / luxury house building with developers continuing to forge ahead despite falling property prices in the area. North London will see an increase of well over 10% of these luxury new builds but what does this mean for North London plant hire? Given…

Hire Convention 2016 looks to 'future proof' plant hire recruitment

Hire Convention 2016 Looks to ‘Future Proof’ Plant Hire Recruitment

28th October 2016

The recent Hire Convention 2016 in Loughborough placed plant hire recruitment high on the agenda as it looked at ways to future proof the sector and attract new talent into plant hire vacancies. Organised by Hire Association Europe and Event Hire Association (HAE EHA), the two-day convention took place at Loughborough’s Holywell Park on September…

Plant hire jobs help you say 'I made that'

Plant Hire Jobs Help You Say ‘I Made That’

25th August 2016

Working in plant hire jobs makes you a part of an important supply chain, giving construction projects of all sizes the machinery and equipment they need to get the job done. This ultimately allows you to look at a finished building – whether residential, commercial or infrastructure – and say, “I helped make that.” In…

Extensions are good news for jobs in tool hire

Extensions are Good News for Jobs in Tool Hire

21st July 2016

While previous generations may have been more focused on practical upgrades to their homes, such as central heating and indoor toilets, homeowners in the present are focusing on adding space, which is a positive trend for jobs in tool hire. House extensions have wide-reaching potential for jobs in tool hire as, unlike a single more…

Jobs in plant hire look good through 2020

Rising Demand has Good Prospects for Plant Hire Recruitment

14th June 2016

Plant hire recruitment opportunities are likely to be on the increase in the coming years, as part of a return to growth that has led many firms in the sector to look towards expansion. According to Plant Hire Market Report – UK 2016-2020 Analysis from AMA Research, the UK plant hire market overall achieved 5%…