A consortium comprising HAE EHA, together with AIF (the Access Industry Forum, the umbrella body for the eleven principal trade bodies in the UK work at height sector), has been awarded funding to improve the hire and work at height sectors’ readiness for a No Deal Brexit on 31st October 2019.
Hire Association Europe (HAE) has been shortlisted for an award at the prestigious Business Innovation Awards 2019 for developing V-Hire, the virtual reality training tool for the Hire Industry.
UK powered access rental company, Star Platforms, provided two Skyjack SJ46AJ articulated boom lifts to help with building maintenance and refurbishment to the Georgian mansion.
With more than 130 outlets, located within a number of Buildbase and Plumbase locations, Hirebase is a company committed to offering a professional hire service through the highest quality and standard of tools and equipment.
Generac Mobile® is pleased to announce its partnership with Trackunit A/S to create an exclusive telemetry system for the lighting tower sector.
The national equipment hire group, GAP Hire Solutions, has extended its hire fleet of site lighting towers following the purchase in excess of a further two hundred X-ECO LED sets from Trime UK Limited.
Leading manufacturer and distributor Morris Site Machinery has appointed Keith Godfrey to the new role of Key Accounts Manager to strengthen links with customers throughout the UK.
MHM Plant, a nationwide leading supplier of lighting towers, is busily preparing for the forthcoming 'lighting season' following a significant investment in a wide range of site lighting solutions.
Hire software provider inspHire set to supercharge businesses as market-leading sales analytics and CRM tool Vecta joins their product portfolio.
GAP Hire Solutions is ecstatic to announce the continuance of its youth sports club sponsorship programme for the third year running.
A brand new 100% recycled and 100% recyclable plastic cup is being launched at this year’s Showman's Show. The rubbish cup is the UK’s first zero waste, carbon neutral plastic cup and will feature on Grist Environmental Event Service’s stand.
In readiness for the forthcoming lighting season, Rocket Rentals, the Gloucester based hirer of tools; access and plant, have invested in twenty-seven lighting towers supplied by MHM Plant.
BAM Nuttall, the UK based supplier of civil engineering services, has invested in a further thirty lighting towers from the Cambridgeshire manufacturer and supplier, Trime (UK) Limited.
Andy Gilman, Director at Arcotherm, was delighted to be involved in this year's Parliamentary Review.
Saint-Gobain Abrasives UK has been named an approved Hire Industry Trusted Supplier (HITS) by Hire Association Europe (HAE).
If you are an event or festival manager and you are driven to seek out the most sustainable equipment for your next project, then a visit to Stand 190, Avenue C must be your first port of call.
Dacorum Borough Council has been fined for exposing seven grounds maintenance workers to Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS), caused by excessive use of power tools.
On 12th September 2019, GAP's Joint Managing Director Iain Anderson and Senior SHE Advisor Malcolm Campbell collected the RoSPA Gold Award at a gala ceremony held at the DoubleTree by Hilton in Glasgow.
HAE EHA Conference Holywell Park, Loughborough, Tuesday 1st October 2019
HAE EHA has revealed the full, exciting line-up of guest speakers adding their insight and take on events affecting the Hire Industry at the third annual Conference at Loughborough on 1st October, which is themed around collaborate, innovate and inspire.
Following the announcement last year that GAP Hire Solutions had transformed its business with a BigChange to mobile operations, GAP has now completed the BigChange roll-out across the business.
Rapid Platforms part of the AFI group of companies has increased their hoist range to include the GEDA 1500ZZP for transporting both materials and personnel.
Ray Caulfield and Andrew Owen from Trime UK will be packing their overnight bags and heading to the Crowne Plaza Hotel, in Glasgow for the forthcoming Executive Hire Road Show, set for Thursday 12th September. The duo will be introducing visitors to the new Trime range of cost-saving, environmentally slanted lighting towers, which are becoming increasingly popular with the UK hire industry and their clients.
An event management company has been fined for failing to ensure the safety of employees during the lifting and moving of a 14-foot-wide park home chassis. Coventry Magistrates’ Court heard how employees at Woodcorner Farm, Coventry were transferring the 14-foot-wide park home chassis through a 13-foot-wide opening.
The Smiths Hire senior team are excited to announce the acquisition of Formby Tool Hire. This bolt-on acquisition is part of their ongoing commitment to grow the business and offer their valued clients the benefits of additional regional coverage across the Merseyside area with two new depots in both Formby and Southport.
The Access Industry Forum, the forum for the principal trade associations and federations involved in working at height, has released details of its second national conference on height safety, which will take place on Thursday 14 November 2019, at the AJ Bell Stadium, Salford.
Murphy Plant, part of the infrastructure company J. Murphy & Sons Limited, is continuing to make further major investments in lighting towers from Trime UK Limited.
On Wednesday the 28th of August, Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced the suspension of the UK Parliament.
AFI is pleased to announce the acquisition of Facelift (GB) Limited (‘Facelift’). The Group has also secured new long-term financing from Pricoa Private Capital (‘Pricoa’).
GAP Hire Solutions has been shortlisted in the Health, Safety & Wellbeing Initiative of the Year category at the prestigious Construction News (CN) Talent Awards 2019.
Grant Shapps, Transport Secretary has said that the government is launching a review of high-speed rail link HS2 with a “go or no go” decision to be made by the end of the year.
The Showman's Show is the UK's original and most comprehensive exhibition of products, services and entertainment for the festival, outdoor and special event industry. At the easily accessible setting of Newbury Showground, Berkshire, the Show attracts an average of 4500 visitors and over 350 exhibitors.
HSS Hire, Oakland House, 76 Talbot Road, Old Trafford, Manchester M16 0PQ Employing Ex-offenders to Address the Skills Gap in Construction
Thursday 7th November 2019 (13:00 – 16:30)
HSS Hire, Oakland House, 76 Talbot Road, Old Trafford, Manchester M16 0PQ
Employing Ex-offenders to Address the Skills Gap in ConstructionRead more
AIF National Working at Height Conference WORKING AT HEIGHT: ACCESS FOR LIFE
Thursday, 14 November 2019 - AJ Bell Stadium, Salford
AIF National Working at Height Conference
WORKING AT HEIGHT: ACCESS FOR LIFE
The Hire 2019: Collaborate. Innovate. Inspire. Click to find out more and book your places.
The Hire 2019: Collaborate. Innovate. Inspire. Click to find out more and book your places.Read more
The Hire Awards of Excellence 2019 took place at the Grosevnor House Hotel in London on 13th April 2019, hosted superbly by Anton du Beke.
The Hire Awards of Excellence 2019 took place at the Grosevnor House Hotel in London on 13th April 2019, hosted superbly by Anton du Beke.Read more
Event Hire Association (EHA) is a Birmingham-based industry-leading trade body representing the event hire industry. Formed in 1974 and often referred to as The Association by its members, EHA represents hire companies and suppliers associated with events or working across the event sector.
Membership provides access to products and services covering all aspects of event hire, including terms & conditions, safety checks, publicity, training, leaflets, and insurance services. Accompanying services include legal and HR advice, lobbying, finance advice plus other necessary documentation and information that will hold organisations in better stead for the long term.
In addition, safeguarding is also made easier for members, who have access to EHA’s essential range of health & safety, accountancy and credit control services. Additional membership benefits include prime opportunities for business evolvement (through training and certification with courses and qualifications), relevant sector codes of practice, financial planning and insurance and the chance to keep updated with industry-appropriate news and happenings through exclusive events, multimedia and printing strategies.
EHA is growing its membership and wants to hear from anyone thinking of starting a business to private limited companies who have been trading for years. Membership is available to companies trading in the following: marquees, lighting, staging, power generators, portable toilets, furniture hire, catering equipment, refrigeration, event organisers and hospitality venues; and includes suppliers and manufacturers who supply the event industry.
To find out more about EHA 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 EHA 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