About Hire Association Europe

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.


Hire Association Europe - Introduction to Hire Zoom Session

This session gives a complete overview of the equipment hire industry, outlines work opportunities, and highlights possible career paths. The session content is aimed at individuals entering work or seeking a new career, including school-age learners, ex-military forces, young people not in education, and long term unemployed. 

Key learning outcomes include:

What is hire, why do people and companies do it
How the hire industry is made up
Customer service and compliance
Why hire is good for the environment
The range of skills required and funded training available
The range of employment opportunities on offer

Upon completion of the session you will receive a certificate awarded by Hire Association Europe.

Information on Open Doors 2022 will be released shortly


About Hire Association Europe