When hiring out plant the Policy holder shall:

On all hires:

  • Retain a signed copy of the hire agreement.
  • Obtain Photo-identity in the form of a UK driving license or passport, take copies and retain.
  • Seek proof of identity in the form of letter headed stationery or a utility bill, a copy of which must be retained.

Hires where a credit agreement has been established:

  • Obtain two trade or bank references which are followed up and retained.
  • Get a standard credit account application form completed which is retained.

Hires where a credit agreement has not been established:

  • Only accept payment by credit or debit card

The above condition will not apply to hires where a credit agreement has been established if the Policyholder has had an established pattern of trading with the hirer for more than 12 months provided that:

  • The hire is transacted under the Policyholder's normal form of hire contract.
  • The hirer concerned has not suffered a loss which has resulted in a claim under this Policy.

Returning the Plant 

Plant must be returned in the same condition that is was prior to hire.
Charges apply for returning without a full tank of fuel, any call outs due to operator error, returning plant with excessive dirt / mud and any damage occurred during the hire period will be charged at cost plus labor. 


The hire agreement must be filled out at the beginning of your hire period.
To view the PDF version which includes all terms and conditions can be viewed by clicking here.