News for Tool Hire, Equipment Hire & Plant Hire and Rental Professionals

Speedy partners with DIY influencers

Speedy partners with DIY influencers

10 August 2022

Speedy is set to raise its profile further amongst home owners and members of the public after agreeing a 12-month partnership with DIY influencers The Restoration Couple.

The partnershi…

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Keep calm and carry on hiring

Keep calm and carry on hiring

8 August 2022

Yesterday’s blog post ended on the Bank of England’s assertion that businesses feel able to set prices to cover the increases caused by inflation without a lot of resistance from c…

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Trust your own figures, not forecasters

Trust your own figures, not forecasters

7 August 2022

There’s an old joke which says that economists have predicted nine of the last five recessions. So perhaps we should regard what they say with caution. 

However, the forecast…

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John F Hunt acquires Morris

John F Hunt acquires Morris

5 August 2022

John F Hunt Group has announced the purchase of the Morris Site Machinery business and its assets from the Morris family for an undisclosed sum. 

The business, whose main brands inc…

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Q&A: Martin Doran

Q&A: Martin Doran

5 August 2022

Martin Doran is general manager of Astley Hire based in Leigh, which dates back to 1966. The operation has seven specialist divisions including access, cleaning equipment, cooling, heating, ma…

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Construction output shows decline

Construction output shows decline

4 August 2022

Figures for July shows that there was an overall reduction in UK construction output for the first time since January 2021. 

The Construction Purchasing Managers’ Index (…

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Eagle’s pulling power

Eagle’s pulling power

4 August 2022

A significant investment in heavy-duty cable and pipe installation machinery has quickly paid dividends for Glasgow-based Eagle Plant Hire. 

The company recently bought two Grundowi…

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