A-Plant, the UK’s leading equipment rental company and part of FTSE 100 company Ashtead Group plc has become an accredited Real Living Wage (RLW) employer. This will lead to salary increases for over 700 employees across the A-Plant business.
Live's parent company A-Plant invest in new stock, vehicles and offices.
Equipment hire company A-Plant has been named as one of the UK’s leading companies for providing apprenticeships. The firm, which has 150 apprentices amongst its 3,300-strong workforce, has been featured in the Top 100 Apprenticeship Employer List and is the only major hire company to make this listing.
In the first month of trading together as Live, we have picked up our first accolade at the Festival Supplier Awards.
We have launched a new dedicated recruitment website intended for all potential candidates who are interested in a career at the largest equipment rental company in the UK.
UK rental specialist A-Plant has acquired Lion Trackhire for a total consideration of £38m and will merge the business with Eve, which it bought three years ago.
At the North West regional final of the National Apprenticeship Awards 2016 A-Plant, was crowned as Large Employer of the Year Award for organisations in Manchester, Cheshire and Staffordshire. The awards recognise excellence in businesses that grow their own talent through apprenticeships and the apprentices who have made a significant contribution to their workplaces.
Eve, one of the UK’s leading suppliers to the events industry, is celebrating after being crowned the ‘Events Services Supplier of the Year’ for Scotland. The company received the esteemed accolade at The Drum Scottish Events Awards 2016 held in association with Events Scotland and the only awards dedicated to celebrating the creative events sector north of the border.
Eve has invested in new modular trench crossings that provide customers with a system that can be rapidly deployed across any terrain. The specially engineered range of Trench Crossings have been designed to Eurocode Load Model 3 and come complete with their Design Certificate. Constructed from galvanised steel, the crossings can withstand loads up to 80 tonnes.
Eve has played an ace with the launch of Pontoons into its vast hire fleet. The robust floating and certified systems are used to provide access over any type of water, whether inland or at sea.