The government has published today a consultation on changes to the tax treatment of red diesel and other rebated fuels, as announced at Budget 2020 when the Chancellor announced proposals to remove the entitlement to use red diesel and rebated biofuels from April 2022, except for certain uses (not construction).
Since the partnership came into existence in 2009, both companies have been able to celebrate many successes together, such as developing the world's first one-person erect tower range and delivering more than 700,000 tower components in the UK market.
JCB has been awarded a contract to supply the U.S. military with a fleet of specialised high speed excavators over the next eight years in a deal worth up to $269 million (£217 million).
Inspectors are out and about, putting employers on the spot and checking that they are complying with health and safety law. Being COVID-secure means being adaptable to the current guidance and putting measures in place to control the risk of coronavirus to protect workers and others.
Buffaload Logistics, the Cambridgeshire based independent high-volume temperature controlled operator, has invested in several lighting towers manufactured by the leading industrial lighting supplier, Trime UK.
We are all aware that the COVID-19 pandemic has presented many challenges for businesses from lockdown to reopening safely as the restrictions are being eased in line with relevant Government strategies. We have also come to understand that we are having to do things differently for the foreseeable future.
JCB has developed the construction industry's first ever hydrogen powered excavator as it continues to lead the sector on zero and low carbon technologies.
inspHire, the industry leading rental management software providers, are pleased to announce the launch of their new cloud-based application, OnRent.
After 37 years with the group Bob Williams UK & Eire Sales Manager stopped his "mixing" on behalf of Altrad Belle as he left the company on the 30th June 2020.
PM Boris Johnson has announced the most radical reforms to our planning system since the Second World War, making it easier to build better homes where people want to live.
New regulations will give greater freedom for buildings and land in our town centres to change use without planning permission and create new homes from the regeneration of vacant and redundant buildings.
The Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) training levy that all construction firms must pay was suspended for three months April-June to help alleviate financial pressures during the Covid-19 lockdown. This suspension is now being extended for another three months, until September 2020 and rates will then be temporarily cut.
We recognise that COIVD-19 has caused disruptions to construction sites and to supply chains. This could make it more difficult for construction and hire companies to prepare for the new NRMM Low Emission Zone standards which come into effect in September 2020.
Site Equip appoints new director Adam Gilbert as of 1st June 2020! Site Equip is the leading supplier of welfare and sanitation to the events and construction industries, since 1988.
JCB Finance has been accredited by the British Business Bank to provide the Government Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) - designed to support the continued provision of finance to UK smaller businesses (SMEs) during the COVID-19 outbreak.
Next Phase of Scotland's Lockdown Easing Announced
From Monday 22nd June, construction operations can implement the remaining phases of their sectoral plan. From 29th June; indoor (non-office) workplaces, including warehouses, can resume once relevant guidance is implemented.
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has issued a safety alert urging all employers and suppliers not to purchase or use KN95 facemasks.
Chelmsford Crown Court heard that a worker was seriously injured when roof trusses toppled over while being moved by crane at a site in East Mersea, Essex.
Contractors report that around 97% of infrastructure and construction sites are now operating, up from 93% a fortnight ago. According to a survey of firms by trade body Build UK output is now starting to rise slowly as firms get to grips with 2m distancing and safer working practices.
The Health & Safety Executive (HSE) has produced new guidance which follows lobbying from Hire Association Europe (HAE), Build UK and International Powered Access Federation (IPAF). Lobbying from industry groups illustrated concerns that it may not be easy or possible to get safety testing certificates renewed while the country is still in partial lockdown.
Nationwide Platforms has introduced its latest innovation in safety, SkyShield™, which has been designed to minimise the risks of COVID-19 when installed on its range of truck mounted platforms.
IFG Drake Ltd. has been fined after a worker suffered fatal crush injuries whilst working on a machine at the site in Huddersfield.
JCB's 'Food for our Communities' initiative today hit a massive milestone as company chefs served up the 25,000th meal for those in need in Staffordshire.
HAE EHA Insurance Services have been the insurance provider of choice for more than 20 years. Our dedicated team has recently expanded, now with more colleagues around the country – our team has never been bigger! We’re now in a much better position to provide regional support in the same way HAE do.
The Trime Group, one of the world's leading innovators of sustainable site lighting towers, has been appointed as an approved supplier by the construction equipment and rental giant Caterpillar, under their 'Cat Allied Vendor' programme.
Hard-hat supplier JSP has come up with a cough guard specifically for construction workers, to stop them catching infections like Covid-19.
A London-based relocation and refurbishment company has been fined after a worker was seriously injured when he fell from height.
Nationwide Platforms has reopened a number of its training centres after it temporarily suspended IPAF training services as a result of COVID-19.
JCB announced a partial re-starting of production at five of its UK factories as a comprehensive package of safety measures is rolled out to protect employees in the wake of the Coronavirus crisis.
Murphy Plant, part of the infrastructure company J. Murphy & Sons Limited, has invested in a X-SPLASH wash bay, designed, manufactured and installed by Trime UK Limited.
A food inspector from South Kesteven District Council visited Stoke Rochford Hall Hotel in Lincolnshire. During the visit the inspector was concerned to find a damaged electrical cable crossing a walkway in the kitchen, along with exposed cables in the dishwashing area.
Date: Tuesday 23rd June
Time: 11.30 – 12:30
Join EHA and event industry professionals for a 45-minute discussion on rebuilding the UK events industry following the Covid-19 pandemic.
Date: Wednesday 24th June 2020 Time: 11.00 – 11:45 This webinar is aimed at business owners and managers and will explore the health, safety and employment issues surrounding the "new normal" of working from home/remotely and managing employees through a crisis such as the global pandemic.
Date: Wednesday 24th June 2020
Time: 11.00 – 11:45
This webinar is aimed at business owners and managers and will explore the health, safety and employment issues surrounding the "new normal" of working from home/remotely and managing employees through a crisis such as the global pandemic.Read more
Saturday 27th June Armed Forces Day is a chance to show your support for the men and women who make up the Armed Forces community: from currently serving troops to Service families, veterans and cadets.
Saturday 27th June
Armed Forces Day is a chance to show your support for the men and women who make up the Armed Forces community: from currently serving troops to Service families, veterans and cadets.Read more
Date: Saturday 3rd October Time: 6:45 - Late Due to the spread of COVID-19, The Hire Awards of Excellence has been postponed until Saturday 3rd October 2020. The event will still take place at Grosvenor House, Park Lane, London. Buy Tickets.
Date: Saturday 3rd October
Time: 6:45 - Late
Due to the spread of COVID-19, The Hire Awards of Excellence has been postponed until Saturday 3rd October 2020. The event will still take place at Grosvenor House, Park Lane, London. Buy Tickets.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:
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