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%…

Strong wage growth prospects for plant hire vacancies

Strong Wage Growth Prospects for Plant Hire Vacancies

20th May 2016

Candidates applying for plant hire vacancies in the coming months could see higher starting salaries, as part of a broader trend towards higher wages in the construction industry. The Construction Products Association reports that in the first quarter, salaries and wages were higher among heavy-side materials companies, and 71% of light-side companies too. For the…

Vintage excavator rescue preserves the heritage of plant hire jobs

Vintage Excavator Rescue Preserves the Heritage of Plant Hire Jobs

11th April 2016

Work in plant hire jobs for long enough and you can find yourself becoming quite attached to some of the bigger and older machinery, which often seems to have its own personality or character. One such vehicle is the 1957 Ruston Bucyrus 54RB excavator that was a static exhibit at the Snibston Discovery Museum in…

Plant hire jobs set young people on an entrepreneurial path

Plant Hire Jobs Set Young People on an Entrepreneurial Path

21st March 2016

The construction sector has always been one in which entrepreneurial spirit is rewarded, and for many people plant hire jobs are just the first step along that path. In a sector where vocational qualifications and on the job experience are highly valued, the Federation of Master Builders reports that nearly three in five present-day construction bosses began…

Skilled individuals are needed for plant hire vacancies

Skilled Individuals are Needed for Plant Hire Vacancies

11th February 2016

A shortage of skilled individuals in many sectors is creating new challenges for the labour force, and construction-related disciplines such as plant hire vacancies appear to be affected too. Plant hire vacancies are an indication of growth in construction activity, as one of the core services underpinning the delivery of everything from new residential and commercial…

BBC show highlights responsibility of jobs in tool hire

BBC Show Highlights Responsibility of Jobs in Tool Hire

21st January 2016

A recent episode of the BBC’s consumer watchdog show Fake Britain touched on a subject of importance to anyone working in jobs in tool hire, as well as in the wholesale and consumer retail markets. The show focused specifically on ladders, and those that may have been supplied in good faith by wholesalers, but which did…

Extensions are good news for jobs in tool hire

DIY Disasters Boost Tool Hire Vacancies

23rd December 2015

Whether you’re serving the general public, the trades, or both, there’s good reason to expect a boost in tool hire vacancies in the new year, when many people make New Year’s resolutions to do more of those DIY jobs around the house. This obviously has direct implications for the consumer-facing market, where tool hire vacancies can become…