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Can Generation Z apprenticeships be the answer to your busy periods?

10th April 2019

When your plant and tool hire company is hitting a busy few months, there are a few options available. You can put your head down and work some long gruelling hours, rely on a local freelancer or reach out to eager and focused apprentices who are looking to make their way in the trade. The…

Construction tool hire diggers

Choosing the right plant hire employer

22nd March 2019

The UK plant hire market is estimated to be worth some £3 billion and is forecast for growth to 2022. It is, therefore, not surprising that there are plenty of people looking to join the industry as a way of moving their career forward. With hundreds of plant and tool hire companies based across the…

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Guide to tool and plant hire sales jobs

25th February 2019

Sales roles can be a fulfilling and exciting proposition for those who enjoy the buzz of meeting targets and building relationships with prospects. With appealing salaries with commission and bonuses on top, there is plenty of reward for talented workers who progress in the field. There is no industry that escapes the need for a…

HGV driving on UK motorway

London’s ULEZ nears implementation – how will it affect your HGVs?

30th January 2019

London’s 24 hour Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) is just months away and it has been predicted that many drivers of cars and heavy good vehicles are going to be caught off-guard, unaware that they are susceptible to charges. For the plant and tool hire industry, the ULEZ will affect the logistics of HGVs in…

Service engineer

What makes a good mobile service engineer?

28th December 2018

Great mobile service engineers are in demand and as such can attract good salaries and benefits including excellent overtime rates of pay, pensions, bonus, life assurance and company van and mobile phone. Being able to rely on the services of a dependable service engineer is a must on any construction site. With that in mind,…

Lorry HGV on motorway

Why you should consider a career as an HGV driver

30th November 2018

The new year is fast approaching and, for most, that means a look at their career. Are you enjoying your current role? Do you wake up and dread the working day ahead? If so, 2019 might be the year for you to look elsewhere and make some worthwhile changes to your career. A career that…

HGV driver on motorway

Should the construction industry look to larger lorries?

30th October 2018

Travel pollution is a hot topic. And one of the largest culprits for lowering air quality through travel is bulk movement HGVs that make their way up and down the UK in their droves every single day. Sustainable transport is making its way into the car and van market but is yet to make an…

Hire Controller, Hire Controller Jobs, Hire Controller Recruitment, Hire Controller Vacancies, Construction, Dave Irons, Permanent Full Time

How we find the best candidates for your plant and tool hire vacancy

24th September 2018

When a vacancy has come up in your plant or tool hire company and you are actively looking for candidates, it’s common for the process to leave you with dozens of unsuitable applications to sift through. The best option for finding an ideal replacement or newcomer is to get in touch with a specialist recruiter…

Interview preparation for a tool and plant hire industry job

24th August 2018

So, you’ve had a phone call or email inviting you to an interview for a tool or plant hire job that you recently applied for. Congratulations! This means that the employer has seen enough in your CV to acknowledge that you are capable of succeeding in the role. The interview is an opportunity for you…

What should a hire controller job advert include?

27th July 2018

Within tool and plant hire, it is the hire controller’s job to manage all of the orders with suppliers and facilitating contracts. If a plant and tool hire supplier wants to be known for a good service, having a good hire controller in place is vital. The hire controller is the main contact for customers…

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