Green Deal Boosts Jobs in Tool Hire

Green Deal boosts jobs in tool hire

The Green Deal aims to make homes across the UK more energy efficient, but it could also be having a positive impact on the number of jobs in tool hire and other disciplines. Since January 2013, over 100,000 assessments of properties have been carried out under the Green Deal, with a range of recommendations given…

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Plant & Tool Hire Survey Shows Upturn in Industry Prospects

How to get a job as a tool hire depot manager

In September 2013, Embark Recruitment sent a survey to over a thousand individuals working in managerial roles within the tool and plant hire industry. Our aim was to get a better picture of how healthy the plant and tool hire industry was at that moment, and gain information on what businesses are predicting for the…

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Kitchens and Bathrooms Spell Promising Future for Tool Hire Jobs

Kitchens and bathrooms spell promising future for tool hire jobs

Tool hire jobs are likely to see an upturn in the coming 12 months as the kitchens and bathrooms market in the UK passes the £1 billion threshold. A new report from MTW Research forecasts strengthening growth in 2014, building on modest market expansion in 2013, and taking the sector beyond the £1 billion benchmark.…

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Housing Market Revival May Boost Tool Hire Vacancies

How plant hire jobs can help SMEs deliver new homes

Tool hire vacancies could get a boost from efforts to inject new life into the housing market, as any rise in homeowner demand is likely to be accompanied by an increase in demand for new homes to be built. According to shadow housing minister Jack Dromey, a Labour government would significantly increase the output of…

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Self Build Measures May Boost Jobs in Tool Hire

How plant hire jobs can help SMEs deliver new homes

Jobs in tool hire might be expected to benefit from any increase in self-building, where it is less likely that those working on a new home for themselves will have all of the tools they need immediately at their disposal. Under newly announced government measures, we could soon see an increase in self-building and in…

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Subcontractors Benefit from Construction Increase

Could apprenticeship funding affect plant hire recruitment?

Workloads have increased for the construction industry among small and medium firms for the first time since 2007. The latest Construction Trade Survey showed that those in the industries such as manufacturing or civil engineering have all reported a bigger workload. Noble Francis, Economics Director at the Construction Products Association, said: “As house building –…

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Work on 30,000 Homes has Positive Effect for Tool Hire Companies

Safety measures in construction site operations are critical

The latest official house building figures from April and June suggest a surge in new homes. According to the Department for Communities and Local Government statistics shows a 6% increase on the previous quarter and a one third rise on the same period last year. Work has started on 29,510 new homes over the past…

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Cyclist Safety Could Play a Role in Plant Hire Recruitment

Cyclist safety could play a role in plant hire recruitment

Candidates putting themselves forward for plant hire recruitment opportunities might want to consider site safety as one way of demonstrating to potential employers that they are aware of the issues currently facing those operating within the industry. According to a new report from the Constructing Excellence Construction Clients’ Group, cyclists in particular are under threat…

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Large Tool Rental Company of the Year award goes to HSS

How plant hire jobs can help SMEs deliver new homes

The European Rental Awards in Amsterdam took place on 8 June and awarded UK rental company HSS Hire won the Large Rental Company of the Year. The president of Boels Verhuur, Pierre Boels, was awarded with the title Rental Person of the Year and Gunnar Glifberg, the former Cramo CEO, was presented with the Lifetime…

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Green Construction Brings Tool Hire Recruitment Back to Basics

How plant hire jobs can help SMEs deliver new homes

Tool hire recruitment opportunities could see a return to traditional construction methods in the years to come, as green and sustainable building continues to shape the future of the sector as a whole. According to a report from Navigant Research, traditional materials and methods are going through a resurgence, thanks to the popularity of eco-friendly…

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