Following Lord Hire's celebration of 50 years serving the trade, a new chapter in the company's history begins with the purchase by One Stop Hire.
Sunbelt has been applauded by the Ministry of Defence Employer Recognition Scheme for its work to recruit and support veterans.
We are thrilled to announce that HAE EHA's vital support for the hire industry during the Covid-19 pandemic has been recognised at the prestigious National Association Awards 2021, held in London on Tuesday July 27th.
A lighting manufacturer in Blackburn has been fined after an employee was fatally injured when the forklift truck he was driving struck an overhead steel beam.
In October 2020 the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) contacted HAE EHA to remind members of their legal responsibility to register with the ICO and pay the data protection fee.
Vaccine passports will be compulsory to enter crowded venues from late September, the prime minister has announced.
Cheltenham Tool Company Limited has been fined after an employee was fatally injured while moving heavy machinery.
Leading independent family-run hire specialist, Hewitson Plant Hire, has expanded its extensive excavator fleet by investing in 50 new Kubota machines following a period of significant business growth.
Facelift, part of the AFI group of companies, is the first in Europe to order the new Versalift Aspen Aerials A-62 underbridge inspection unit.
The Prime Minister and Health Secretary have confirmed that almost all legal restrictions will be removed from 19th July, in line with Step 4 of the Roadmap.
Travis Perkins plc, the UK's largest provider of building materials and equipment, has announced a commitment to a new 1.5 degree-aligned carbon target by 2035. This is consistent with the 1.5 degree pathway of the 2016 Paris Agreement to limit global warming.
GAP Group has announced a partnership with Spartan Solutions Ltd (Spartan) to digitise operations across all ten of its divisions using Spartan’s PHALANX mobile solution for equipment hire operations.
Kubota recently announced that its Chairman and Representative Director, Masatoshi Kimata, has been awarded the prestigious National Order of Merit Medal by the Republic of France, an award which is usually reserved for French citizens.
The MHM Group has confirmed that all their diesel powered machinery, principally generators and lighting towers are now fully compatible with HVO fuel.
JCB has started a fresh recruitment drive for 500 new shop floor employees as demand for its machinery continues to soar.
A facility services company operating at Winchester prison has been fined after a worker suffered a broken leg when he was struck by a forklift truck (FLT).
The European Rental Association (ERA) is today publishing the 'ERA guide to cybersecurity leading practice in the equipment rental industry' to help equipment rental companies plan, develop and continuously improve their cybersecurity.
We recently announced a review of HAE EHA's Insurance Services product, which included an extensive market-testing exercise and competitive tendering process.
The theft of equipment from construction sites and farms has a significant impact on the businesses targeted from both the loss and replacement of the equipment taken, in addition to the cost of temporarily reduced activity and downtime within these sectors.
Southern Plant, a family-run plant and tool hire firm, has made a significant investment in Kubota mini-excavators to support its ongoing expansion.
The European Rental Association has today launched the 'ERA CSR KPI Guidance Framework', a new tool to help rental companies assess their current approach to sustainability performance reporting.
Irish Award Winning Rental Specialists Dromad Hire are as committed as ever to delivering their customers with the most modern equipment possible.
Strong performance continues through the second quarter; full year earnings expected to be materially ahead of current market expectations.
A construction company based in Chesterfield has been fined after a subcontractor hired to complete work on a roof fell from the roof joists to the concrete floor below, sustaining life changing injuries.
This week HAE EHA held a hybrid Digger and Dumper Safety Meeting at our offices in Solihull. This focused on the accident rates relating to diggers and dumpers, particularly up to 1.5 tonne diggers and 1 tonne dumpers.
HAE EHA is working with other trade bodies, to secure a review of capital allowances which currently do not apply to the construction hire and rental sector.
The UK Wedding Taskforce understands from industry feedback that being able to get Additional Restricted Grants (ARG) has been difficult, if not impossible for many in the industry.
The AFI group of companies has announced that customers can now live track all MEWP delivery and collection vehicles.
A construction company has been fined after a worker's hand was severed by an inadequately guarded mitre saw on a construction site in Bolney, Sussex.
The top of the range Ford Rangers have been supplied by local dealer Byrne & Maguire.
The Hire Awards of Excellence was held as a live virtual event on Thursday 20th May at 4:30pm. Click to find out more and view the winners.
Tuesday 27th July 2021 at the Copthorne Tara Hotel, London Kensington
Tuesday 27th July 2021 at the Copthorne Tara Hotel, London KensingtonRead more
Date: Wednesday 28th July 2021 at 2pm Location: HAE EHA Offices, 2450 Regents Court, The Crescent, Birmingham Business Park, Solihull, B37 7YE Participants can also join online, email email@example.com for more information.
Date: Wednesday 28th July 2021 at 2pm
Location: HAE EHA Offices, 2450 Regents Court, The Crescent, Birmingham Business Park, Solihull, B37 7YE
Participants can also join online, email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.Read more
The next HAE EHA Golf Day is taking place at Sandford Springs Hotel and Golf Club, Kingsclere, Hampshire on Wednesday 1st September 2021.
The next HAE EHA Golf Day is taking place at Sandford Springs Hotel and Golf Club, Kingsclere, Hampshire on Wednesday 1st September 2021.Read more
Wednesday 29th - Thursday 30th September at the Postillion Hotel, Amsterdam
Wednesday 29th - Thursday 30th September at the Postillion Hotel, AmsterdamRead more
Wednesday 29th September, 6:30pm - 10:30pm at the Postillion Hotel, Amsterdam
Wednesday 29th September, 6:30pm - 10:30pm at the Postillion Hotel, AmsterdamRead more
Wednesday 6th October 2021 at Holywell Park Conference Centre, Loughborough, Leicestershire
Wednesday 6th October 2021 at Holywell Park Conference Centre, Loughborough, LeicestershireRead more
Wednesday 20th and Thursday 21st October 2021 at Newbury Showground, Berkshire.
Wednesday 20th and Thursday 21st October 2021 at Newbury Showground, Berkshire.Read more
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 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
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 email@example.com.
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