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

Government announces prompt payment review

Government announces prompt payment review

5 December 2022

Business Secretary Grant Shapps has announced an in-depth review into payment practices to prevent small firms from squeezed by larger companies and ensure they are paid promptly. 

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Mainline on track for ongoing success

Mainline on track for ongoing success

2 December 2022

Celebrating its 40th anniversary this year, Mainline Tool and Plant Hire continues to successfully explore new markets and has plans for future expansion. 

Founded in May 1982 by Ke…

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Growth in store at Cleveland

Growth in store at Cleveland

1 December 2022

Specialist hirer and supplier Cleveland Containers is undergoing considerable expansion despite the turbulent economic backdrop – or partly, perhaps, because of it. 

Andrew Th…

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Easier public sector tendering for SMEs

Easier public sector tendering for SMEs

30 November 2022

Measures are being put in place to make it easier for SME (small to medium enterprise) businesses to tender for public sector contracts. 

Martin Traynor OBE, small business crown re…

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Vp stays resilient

Vp stays resilient

29 November 2022

Vp’s interim results announced today for the six months ended 30 September 2022 show a resilient performance despite the challenging wider economic background. 

The group repo…

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Zapptizer’s success story

Zapptizer’s success story

28 November 2022

I originally wrote about Zapptizer almost exactly two years ago back in December 2020, just as the second Covid-19 lockdown ended and England adopted a strict three-tier system of restrictions…

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GAP gets greater

GAP gets greater

25 November 2022

Quite unmissable from junction 16 of the M8 motorway, GAP Group’s new head office in central Glasgow gives roughly twice the space of its former facility.

The imposing Citypoint 2…

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