MEWP Hire Cost and What to Consider Beforehand

MEWP hire cost and what to consider beforehand

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…

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Construction boom assists plant and tool hire jobs market

Construction boom assists plant and tool hire jobs market

The plant and tool hire jobs market is heavily entwined with the construction industry but what do the latest forecasts mean for people looking to get employment in the plant and tool hire industry? The results look quite promising due to the fact the construction industry seems to finally be shrugging off the Brexit fears. Markit/CIPS, the…

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Introduction of T-levels Could Increase Tool Hire Numbers

Introduction of T-levels could increase tool hire numbers

In the 2017 Budget, it was announced that the UK will invest heavily in a new technical qualification named T-levels. For years, the widely accepted route to ‘success’ has been GCSE to A-level, then A-level onto university. T-levels will bypass this familiar route and give young people a pathway into 15 sectors where technical training…

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What Makes a Good CV?

What makes a good CV?

When it comes to selling yourself there’s nothing better than having a nicely crafted CV to set the expectation and leave any potential employer wanting more, but what exactly can you do to set yourself apart from the rest? Make it easy to read When you look through hundreds of CV’s per day there is…

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Sunny Rorecast for UK Construction in 2017

Sunny forecast for UK construction in 2017

December saw the fastest growth in almost 12 months, according to a survey, but the weaker pound has increased the costs of materials to a 5 and a half year high. The positive report from CIPS/Markit came a day after a strong survey from the manufacturing sector, showing a 2 and a half year high.…

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UK HGV Driver Shortages

UK HGV driver shortages

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…

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Jobs in Plant Hire Look Good Through 2020

Jobs in plant hire look good through 2020

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…

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North London Plant Hire

North London plant hire

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…

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