The government’s Kickstart Scheme, announced in September 2020, is a UK-wide initiative to support unemployed young people aged 16-24 by providing funding to employers to create 6-month job placements.
According to the new Agricultural and Construction Equipment Unit (ACE), there has been a recorded increase in the theft of GPS guidance systems from construction plant.
The ERA Market Report 2021 report is the leading source of market intelligence on the European equipment rental market and the only European-wide industry benchmark.
Representatives from the MHM Group are hailing an excellent Executive Hire Roadshow Glasgow, held on 19th October 2021 at the Glasgow Marriott Hotel.
Two companies have been fined following an incident where a security guard died after being found lying face down and hypothermic, in deep snow, at a remote hillside in Ayrshire.
We are pleased to announce more exclusive savings for HAE EHA members from Dell Technologies in the Black Friday November Sale, which starts on Monday 22nd November 2021.
WernerCo is due to return to the long-awaited National Painter & Decorating Show this month.
Trevor Cook Construction Ltd has been fined after a roof worker fell six metres through a fragile roof sheet whilst working on a barn at a farm in Amesbury, Wiltshire.
A concrete supplier has been fined after an agency worker contracted to work at its site suffered fatal injuries following a tyre explosion.
The Festival Supplier Awards will return to London's Hurlingham Club on 27th January 2022. The evening will be a celebration of what the industry has achieved during the pandemic.
At GAP Hire Solutions, the largest independent hire company in the UK, ensuring the wellbeing, health and safety of everyone is paramount.
The UK Government has published new interim guidance on how to prepare for changes restricting the use of rebated diesel and biofuels from 1st April 2022.
Alide Hire Services collected the top award in the Suppliers and Services category of the Bath Property Awards, held at the Apex City of Bath Hotel on Friday 22nd October.
A company has been fined for failing to adequately control the risk to its employees from exposure to vibration when using vibrating tools.
A major housebuilder is celebrating its 75th anniversary by going green - literally - with its latest JCB machine purchase.
Speaking at COP 26’s largest business dinner, CBI Director General Tony Danker will discuss the importance of the COP 26 summit, the role of the government, and the UK’s journey to Net Zero.
JCB's super-efficient hydrogen engine has won one of the oldest and most prestigious awards in British automotive engineering honouring technical achievement.
The Managing Director of a scaffolding company has been fined after an employee died when he was struck from behind by a forklift truck.
A leading Scottish plant hirer is celebrating the delivery of its 200th JCB excavator.
Following on from their recent acquisition of FTG Equipment Solutions in the United States, the Trime Group are now pursuing further growth with the formation of a new division, 'Trime Asia Pacific'.
This week, Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced the 2021 Autumn Budget and Spending Review in the House of Commons; the key takeaways applicable to the hire industry are highlighted.
CITB is seeking help from the hire and construction industry to review its Plant Short Duration Training Standards and Grants.
JCB is investing £100 million on a project to produce super-efficient hydrogen engines, the company has announced.
The Office for National Statistics has released an article which examines the price movements that have occurred in equipment hire and construction materials between 2019 and 2021, and analyses the causes behind them.
With an enforced break for The Showman’s Show in 2020 due to the global pandemic, the leading exhibition for outdoor events returned to Newbury Showground on Wednesday 20th and Thursday 21st October with a bang.
HJD Plant Solutions Ltd has launched its brand new hire service with the help of Kubota's diverse portfolio, meaning almost all of the start-ups' excavators are Kubota models.
A new Skills Bootcamp, part of the Government's Lifetime Skills Guarantee and Plan for Jobs, is being launched at South Devon College in November 2021.
The autumn budget takes place on 27th October and with the pandemic subsiding the Chancellor should introduce more measures to get the construction industry to focus on sustainability.
MS Properties (Northern) Ltd have been fined for safety breaches after employees were exposed to asbestos after removing false ceiling tiles during a shop conversion.
The AFI group of companies has invested in 15 CAT 2 HGV trailers to enhance the capacity of their dedicated MEWP delivery fleet and their Super-Set range of large machines.
Wednesday 17th November 2021, 9:30am to 1.00pm via Zoom
A free webinar looking at recruiting people with convictions to address chronic labour shortages.
Date: Tuesday 30th November 2021 at 10.00am The Inspiring Change Conference 2021 will bring together a range of inspirational speakers from diverse backgrounds, including politicians, industry stakeholders, and representatives from a wide range of sectors.
Date: Tuesday 30th November 2021 at 10.00am
The Inspiring Change Conference 2021 will bring together a range of inspirational speakers from diverse backgrounds, including politicians, industry stakeholders, and representatives from a wide range of sectors.Read more
Wednesday 1st December 2021, 12:00pm to 2.00pm at the Holiday Inn Bristol M32 J1 / M4 J19 HAE invites you and a guest to the West and Wales Members Event, followed by lunch and access to Executive Hire Roadshow.
Wednesday 1st December 2021, 12:00pm to 2.00pm at the Holiday Inn Bristol M32 J1 / M4 J19
HAE invites you and a guest to the West and Wales Members Event, followed by lunch and access to Executive Hire Roadshow.Read more
The second of two Executive Hire Road Shows; taking place on Wednesday 1st December 2021 from 12.00pm until 7.00pm at the Holiday Inn, Bristol M32 J1/M4 J19.
The second of two Executive Hire Road Shows; taking place on Wednesday 1st December 2021 from 12.00pm until 7.00pm at the Holiday Inn, Bristol M32 J1/M4 J19.Read more
Wednesday 9th and Thursday 10th February 2022 at the Ricoh Arena, Coventry HAE will be in attendance showcasing its wide range of products and services specifically for the hire industry.
Wednesday 9th and Thursday 10th February 2022 at the Ricoh Arena, Coventry
HAE will be in attendance showcasing its wide range of products and services specifically for the hire industry.Read more
Tuesday 14th to Thursday 16th February 2022 at the East of England Arena and Events Centre, Peterborough
Tuesday 14th to Thursday 16th February 2022 at the East of England Arena and Events Centre, PeterboroughRead more
The Hire Awards of Excellence will be held on Saturday 7th May at Grosvenor House, London.
The Hire Awards of Excellence will be held on Saturday 7th May at Grosvenor House, London.Read more
Hire Association Europe (HAE) was formed in 1974 and often referred to as The Association by its members. HAE is a Birmingham-based industry-leading trade body representing plant, tool and equipment hire with a membership base of 800 members based in the UK, Europe and across other parts of the world.
HAE assists businesses, from sole traders to larger independent and privately owned organisations, by providing operational resources to support the hire industry. Membership provides access to products and services covering all aspects of hire, including terms & conditions, safety checks, publicity, equipment, responsibilities and general day-to-day requirements. Accompanying services include legal advice, training, publicity, safety checks, leaflets, lobbying and finance advice; necessary documentation and information that will hold organisations in better stead for the long term. In addition, safeguarding can also be made easier for members, who have access to HAE’s essential range of health & safety, economical and credit control services.
All members are invited to become part of a board with the choice of Tools, Plant & Equipment Board, Event Equipment Board or the Supply Chain Industry Board. Alternatively, members are able to take part in a technical panel to review and develop new practices which impact the industry and subsequently, their own business.
To find out more about HAE products and services click here or call 44 (0)121 380 4600.
Our members provide the highest quality and reliable services in the industry. If you hire from a HAE member you can be assured you are hiring from a business who:-
Membership Application Form
Please complete the membership application form by downloading the PDF (follow the link button below) and complete using one of the following options:
The form must be downloaded first, completed electronically and then use the SUBMIT button on the form.
The form must be downloaded first, print and complete before emailing to firstname.lastname@example.org.
All applications are subject to a 2-week cooling off period. During this time the Membership Development team will be in contact to create your full profile and put together your Members Pack.
Membership rates are calculated based on your company's annual hire turnover, if you require a quote or you have any further queries please contact the Membership Team:
Phone: 44 (0) 121 380 4600