Vehicle maintenance checks by drivers have become even more business critical following the Government's decision to suspend MOT tests as a consequence of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Trime UK will continue to monitor the latest updates and information about the global COVID-19 outbreak.
GAP Hire Solutions, the UK's largest independent rental company, has recently completed a relocation of its three depots in Hatton Cross to a location in Feltham.
Is your business prepared for the coronavirus? As the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak continues to spread it’s understandable that businesses are concerned throughout the UK and the World.
Organisers Michael and Emily Eavis have taken the decision to cancel the Glastonbury Festival 2020 amid concerns over COVID-19.
It has been announced, as a measure to help businesses cope with the ongoing impact of coronavirus, that the introduction of new tax rules relating to the use of temporary contractors will be delayed.
GAP Group, the UK's largest independent hire company, continues to offer its customers best-in-class construction machinery through choosing Kubota as its key supplier of mini and midi excavators.
The HAE EHA Membership Team has been receiving large numbers of enquiries surrounding customer cancellations due to coronavirus; specifically how HAE EHA Terms and Conditions for Hire and Sales can be applied.
Leading hirer, Total Rental Solutions, has bolstered its lighting portfolio after investing in excess of £500,000 for Shindaiwa's Site Bright M1 Series.
Under health and safety law, employers have a duty of care to protect employees from infectious diseases at work. Coronavirus is the most recent outbreak of disease and it is the employer’s responsibility to take precautions to prevent exposure to the disease and ensure the health and safety of employees.
The Deputy Chief Medical Officers (DCMO) are senior public health leaders who support the Chief Medical Officer - the most senior adviser on health and medicine to the UK government. This week, the DCMO has informed the UK event industry that despite fears regarding the coronavirus, there is no reason to shut down events.
Members have asked HAE EHA for guidance and advice on how the outbreak will impact their business from an insurance perspective.
GAP Hire Solutions, the UK's largest independent rental company, has placed an order for 18 26 tonne liquid waste tankers, following a recent announcement by the company's Holdings Board that GAP is introducing Tanker Services as its newest division, bringing the total of GAP's specialist divisions to 10.
A-Plant, the largest equipment rental company in the UK announces its plans to rebrand as Sunbelt Rentals from 1st May 2020.
GAP Hire Solutions, the largest independent hire company in the UK, has been shortlisted in three award categories at the Hire Awards of Excellence 2020.
Leading equipment manufacturer, Morris Site Machinery, has been shortlisted as a finalist in the 2020 Hire Awards of Excellence. Their SMC TL60 Solar lighting tower has been nominated in the Hire Industry Product of the Year category.
Site Event are proud to announce the launch of INDICATE, the UK's first app for managing toilets at large scale events.
This is a rapidly evolving international situation and the advice is importantly led by public health professionals. Please review the latest advice and consider the implications for your employees, customers and business continuity.
As the extreme weather conditions continue to cause chaos with flooding for businesses and communities up and down the country, the hire industry is being increasingly called on for vital pumping and cleaning equipment.
Jaama, the UK's leading fleet and asset management software provider, will be highlighting its multi award-winning, industry-leading technology that enables fleets to maximise operating efficiency and ensure compliance at the 2020 Commercial Vehicle Show.
A tower crane hire company has been fined after a worker fell two metres when the podium steps he was working on toppled over.
NightSearcher is celebrating their 30th anniversary and are launching the Solaris Pro, the latest addition to the renowned NightSearcher Solaris floodlight range.
A construction company has been fined after a worker was injured when a water pump set weighing over 700kg fell on him at a construction site.
Jaama has launched a new-look website as the final piece of its brand refresh project undertaken during recent months.
A ground-breaking new hybrid lighting tower prototype took centre stage for Morris Site Machinery on their green-themed stand at this year's Executive Hire Show.
Starting at Executive Hire Show, anyone visiting Point of Rental's stand at a trade show this spring will be doing so for a cause beyond discovering great hire software. As part of their Live EPIC promotion, Point of Rental will be both accepting entries to win a customised bicycle and donating £2 per visitor to MIND, the mental health charity.
Graham Arundell, the Chief Executive Officer of the Hire Association Europe (HAE) and Event Hire Association (EHA), the UK's leading trade associations for the hire industry, is standing down after 13 demanding years at the helm.
Rapid Platforms part of the AFI group of companies has assisted the Duxford Aviation Society with essential maintenance works on aircraft at the Imperial War Museum.
Fairhurst Stone Merchants Ltd has been fined for safety breaches after a vehicle made contact with an uninsulated overhead electric power line.
Hire Association Europe and Event Hire Association (HAE EHA) have partnered with MyKindaFuture, an award-winning specialist that works with employers to attract, place and retain young people, to help the industry counter-balance an ageing workforce.
After careful and detailed consideration regarding the COVID-19 virus, and in the interest of the health and safety of all our guests, finalists and sponsors, it has been decided to postpone HAE EHA's Hire Awards of Excellence 2020 until later in the year.
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 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