Initiative to boost SME plant hire vacancies

Initiative to Boost SME Plant Hire Vacancies

9th July 2013

Plant hire vacancies and similar roles with SME construction firms are likely to be on the increase in the near future, thanks to a partnership between the Federation of Master Builders and the Department for Work and Pensions. A Partnership Agreement signed by the two organisations in early July sets out several ambitions for the…

Construction 2025 plan to boost plant hire jobs

Construction 2025 Plan to Boost Plant Hire Jobs

4th July 2013

The coming 12 years are likely to see a substantial boost in plant hire jobs and other recruitment to construction-related disciplines, thanks to the Construction 2025 initiative. Construction 2025 is an industry-wide plan to ensure the British construction sector is capitalising not only on domestic opportunities, but also on international growth and emerging markets. Among…

Five-year high in housing construction holds hope for jobs

Five Year High in Housing Construction Holds Hope for Jobs

10th June 2013

Housing construction is among the main driving forces behind jobs in tool hire, with an almost limitless array of different tools used regularly in building and fitting out new homes throughout the UK. During the recent economic turbulence, suppressed activity in the housing sector has been a cause for concern – however, official figures show there…

Safety measures in construction site operations are critical

Property Development Fund Could Help with Plant Hire Recruitment in Wales

30th May 2013

Plant hire recruitment in Wales could receive a boost thanks to a £10 million influx of financing through the newly established Property Development Fund. The fund has been set up to help support small construction firms in Wales as the industry begins to ‘turn a corner’ following the recent turbulent economic times. Its creation has…

Jobs in plant hire can cater for 'lean construction' trend

Jobs in Plant Hire Can Cater for ‘Lean Construction’ Trend

30th April 2013

Jobs in plant hire could have an important role to play in a future trend in the construction industry. During a recent event at Birmingham New Street Station, business consultant Brian Swain outlined the principles of ‘lean construction’, and how a lean approach to specifying can have benefits for various different sectors. Within construction in…

Jobs in tool hire can fill in the DIY gaps

Jobs in Tool Hire Can Fill in The DIY Gaps

29th April 2013

Jobs in tool Hire can help you to achieve the same aims that drive your desire to do DIY around the home – and fill in some of the gaps that might be left in other professions. A study published in the Journal of Consumer Research shows that men have different reasons for having an…

'Professional portables' hint at four-year rise in tool hire recruitment

‘Professional Portables’ Hint at Four Year Rise in Tool Hire Recruitment

22nd March 2013

The UK could be on the verge of a four-year growth trend in tool hire recruitment, as the market for professional portable power tools returns to positive growth. Figures from UK analyst AMA Research show that the professional portables industry has weathered the economic storm relatively well, at a fairly stable medium-term value of around £200…

Construction upswing may boost plant hire jobs

Construction Upswing May Boost Plant Hire Jobs

29th January 2013

Plant hire jobs are likely to increase in number in the months to come, with construction professionals’ expectations of workloads and employment both showing an upswing. According to the RICS UK Construction Market Survey, Q1 2013, the percentage of chartered surveyors who expect the industry’s employment figures to rise over the coming 12 months is…

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