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.
HAE EHA are excited that the Hire Awards of Excellence has been shortlisted in the Association Excellence Awards ‘Best Association Awards Event’ category.
AFI group of companies, one of the UK's leading powered access specialists, has announced the promotion of Nick Higgins to the position of Group Chief Operating Officer (“COO”) with immediate effect.
The government has said it will start automatically enrolling UK firms in a customs system as part of its preparations for a no-deal Brexit. This is so UK firms can continue to trade with EU member states after the UK leaves the EU.
HAE EHA are saying goodbye to Gill Bridger, Regional Membership Support, after almost 12 years with the Association.
The newly appointed Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, has emphasised that no-deal remains an option for the UK in order to exit the EU by 31st October this year. Leaving then is the public commitment made by Mr Johnson.
On 25th July, Point of Rental’s Managing Director, along with several others, was elected to fill a vacancy on Hire Association Europe and Event Hire Association’s six-person HAE EHA Supply Chain board.
GAP Survey and Safety Hire, a division of the UK’s largest independent rental company, GAP Hire Solutions, has introduced the Trimble SX10 into their product fleet.
Three construction companies have been fined after the director of one of the firms received serious injuries after falling 11 metres when a gust of wind blew him off a roof.
HAE EHA are excited to announce the appointment of new team member, Rebecca Hateley, who has taken on the role of Operations Manager.
HSE has released the 2nd edition of L140 Control of Vibration at Work which deals specifically with whole-body vibration and looks at the employer's legal obligations to control risks to employees' health and safety.
Point of Rental’s newest editions of their Rental Expert and Elite software will be arriving much more frequently starting with version 2019.
To improve GAP's customers’ site safety and meet growing demand, all new 6.0t and 9.0t dumpers purchased going forward will be cabbed.
Construction company Trumax Building Ltd was sentenced for safety breaches after an employee under the age of 18 fell 2.62 metres through a stairway opening at a site in West Butterwick, Scunthorpe.
GAP Hire Solutions has won the 'Property & Construction Family Business of the Year' accolade at the Family Business of the Year Awards 2019.
A Birmingham manufacturer of calcium carbonate products has been sentenced after a worker suffered fatal injuries when struck by a forklift truck.
Glendun Plant Sales, the Trime Group’s official dealer in Ireland, have ramped up their stocks of Trime X-ECO LED lighting towers, as their sales of Trime products continue to expand.
On Thursday 25th July Hire Association Europe and Event Hire Association held its Annual General Meeting (AGM), where the annual company accounts are approved and elections are held to fill vacancies on the three industry sector board: Tool, Plant, and Equipment, Event Equipment and Supply Chain.
Following a public campaign by Karin Smyth MP, and a commitment made in recent legislation, Ministers have published a report on trailer safety.
The new Prime Minister, Boris Johnson carried out radical surgery on his Cabinet team by axing more than half of the ministers who had served in Theresa May’s administration.
Point of Rental’s Contract Fulfilment module connects counters with depot staff in realtime. In 2019, it’s expanded capabilities to enhance service to the event hire industry.
It’s been a whirlwind three years for one of the UK’s leading suppliers of sustainable lighting towers, on-site cleaning systems and dust suppression products.
The PASMA Conference is an event that brings together the mobile access tower industry to learn, share and network.
It will take place on Thursday 26th September at the Marriott Forest of Arden Hotel, Coventry.
The Flood Expo is the world’s largest exhibition designed to help the most progressive flood professionals and property owners discover the latest innovative products, services and strategies that transform the way flooding is predicted, prevented, and managed. It will take place on September 11th and 12th at the NEC, Birmingham.
The Flood Expo is the world’s largest exhibition designed to help the most progressive flood professionals and property owners discover the latest innovative products, services and strategies that transform the way flooding is predicted, prevented, and managed. It will take place on September 11th and 12th at the NEC, Birmingham.Read more
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