Today (Thursday 15th April) Travis Perkins issued its Q1 trading update, reporting an encouraging start to the year, with the Wickes demerger on track for completion on the 28th April.
Research has been carried out with Local Authorities all over the United Kingdom and data has revealed the construction industry has over 245,000 companies operating. This makes it the most active industry sector for start-ups and new businesses in the UK.
Later this month, Greg Smith, MP for Buckingham, will highlight the impact that plant, tool and equipment theft has on the hire sector, particularly on small businesses, in a parliamentary debate.
A construction company has been fined after HSE inspectors found unsafe working at height practices and unsafe crane operations during a routine inspection.
Hire Association Europe and Event Hire Association (HAE EHA) has expanded its Hire Certification Services team with the addition of Katherine Ward, who started on Tuesday 6th April.
On Friday 9th April, flags at JCB’s factories around the world were flying at half-mast in honour of the Duke of Edinburgh following his death at the age of 99.
New guidance for events organisers and Local Authorities has been released by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS), just before the start of the Events Research Programme (ERP).
Kubota has expanded its extensive range of track dumpers with the launch of two new Stage V emissions compliant models. The KC300HR-5 and KC300H-5, are compact and powerful and are ideal for transporting construction materials quickly and efficiently, especially in rough terrain.
Cutler Bros. Ltd and its Director, Roger Martin Cutler have been sentenced after a worker fell through a skylight during the construction of a new farm building in Wimborne.
Speedy is set to become the first hire provider to launch a new line of high-performance battery powered lighting towers, the first of their type in the UK, which will help contractors reduce on-site emissions and make significant savings in fuel costs.
HAE EHA is delighted to announce we have been shortlisted as finalists in the ‘Best Covid Response’ category for the National Association Awards 2021, to be held in London on Tuesday 27th July.
On 3rd March 2021, Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced the UK Budget, including the end of the red diesel duty rebate from April 2022. Nearly one month later and there is still uncertainty around how existing stocks of red diesel are to be managed.
Husband-and-wife agency employees Julie and Sean McReynolds are jumping for joy - after being handed permanent JCB contracts.
It has been confirmed that the Southampton International Boat Show will run between Friday the 10th and Sunday the 19th September 2021, and will be larger than ever before.
Major Owen Ltd., a family-owned Kubota machinery dealer, has renewed its long-standing partnership with Snowdonia National Park, recently supplying the authority with five new excavators.
Britain's biggest equipment rental company is investing in 2,100 new JCB machines in a deal worth £65 million - the biggest ever order from a UK customer in the company's 75-year history.
Hire Association Europe (HAE) expands its SafeHire Certification Auditor team following the recruitment of Mark Forsyth who joins the association on Monday 29th March.
This week marks the one year anniversary of Boris Johnson’s address to the nation telling them to stay at home.
Additional customs and tax support is available from HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) for VAT-registered businesses that trade with the European Union.
Popular TV star Matt Baker deployed the might of a JCB mini excavator during a fly-on-the wall TV special about the rescue of his family's organic sheep farm.
HAE EHA would like members to be aware of another exclusive Flash Sale available from Dell UK. To take advantage of the extra discounts you must have your order placed no later than Friday 26th March 2021.
Niftylift is pleased to announce that the HeightRider 17 Narrow Electric (HR17NE) has just won Product of the Year at the International Awards for Powered Access (IAPA).
As we move into a new phase of easing lockdown restrictions and supporting a safe return to work, HAE EHA is adjusting its focus to include the return of face-to-face SafeHire Certification Audits from Monday 12th April.
HAE EHA reminds members that the 2021 Census will be carried out across England, Wales and Northern Ireland on Sunday 21st March 2021.
British digger maker JCB has signed its first deal for its revolutionary pothole fixer with a council which helped develop the machine.
JCB has launched a fresh recruitment drive for hundreds of people in different job roles.
A construction company has been sentenced after a self-employed ground worker sustained life changing injuries in an incident involving a disc cutter.
Despite the government announcing the end of the red diesel duty rebate from April 2022, the position remains unclear with regard to record-keeping and compliance, and on incentives to encourage companies to transition to greener equipment and fuels.
Could all contractor and hire firms soon have access to fossil fuel free construction machinery? This is the proposition put forward by the Trime Group.
The next Hiretrain committee meeting will take place online on Thursday 22nd April 2021 at 10.00am.
The Hire Awards of Excellence is returning to your screens as a virtual event and will be live on Thursday 20th May at 4:30pm.
The Hire Awards of Excellence is returning to your screens as a virtual event and will be live on Thursday 20th May at 4:30pm.Read more
Wednesday 26th and Thursday 27th May 2021 at Farnborough International Exhibition & Conference Centre
Wednesday 26th and Thursday 27th May 2021 at Farnborough International Exhibition & Conference CentreRead more
Date: Wednesday 28th July 2021 at 2pm The Hire Association Europe and Event Hire Association Annual General Meeting will take place online. More details and joining instructions will follow soon.
Date: Wednesday 28th July 2021 at 2pm
The Hire Association Europe and Event Hire Association Annual General Meeting will take place online.
More details and joining instructions will follow soon.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
Scheduled for September/October 2021 The European Rental Awards 2021 is jointly organised by International Rental News and the European Rental Association (ERA). It's one of several co-located events over three days which include: the ERA Annual Convention, the International Rental Exhibition (IRE) and APEX.
Scheduled for September/October 2021
The European Rental Awards 2021 is jointly organised by International Rental News and the European Rental Association (ERA). It's one of several co-located events over three days which include: the ERA Annual Convention, the International Rental Exhibition (IRE) and APEX.Read 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
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.
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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