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Hire

To initiate employment for a person. That is, one hires an employee when one asks him/her to accept a job and he/she agrees. The employer agrees to pay wages and/or salary to the employee, who agrees to perform certain services for the employer. See also: Fire.

hire

the use by individuals or businesses of an ASSET that is leased to them by the owner of the asset in return for a financial payment (the hire charge). Hiring provides a means for consumers or firms to make use of assets without having to make large cash payments to purchase them. See LEASING.
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Speedy Hire continues to pursue carefully evaluated green field openings and strategic acquisitions and these increased facilities will assist us to build on our position as the UK's largest tool and equipment hirer.
Ireland's top dress hirer BLACKTIE will look after the men with their exclusive range of suits.
Pre-Qualification: The bidder should be a reputed hirer or supplier of all terrain Hydraulic Mobile Crane for 150 MT and above for erection jobs.
Although called `temp to perm', these also cover the situation where a worker is engaged by the hirer on a temporary contract.
The biggest private hirer on Merseyside was the Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen NHS Trust, which spent over pounds 1.
British powered-ladder hirer Lavendon Group yesterday raised pounds 19.
The conference and concert equipment hirer was founded in Birmingham 11 years ago but later moved to Surrey.
A spokesman said: ``We are now the number one tool hirer to the UK construction industry.
Crane, pump and building equipment hirer Ashtead yesterday snapped up a British rival UK Plant for pounds 20.
Contract Award Notice: This framework is for the supply of agency workers within a social and care setting from temporary work agencies to work temporarily for and under the supervision and direction of the hirer.
Now, if caught, they will also face a pounds 75 bill from the van hirer.
5m order has been placed by Lancashire hirer Buckhurst Specialist Plant with JCB for 25 backhoe loaders and 100 JCB Loadall telescopic handlers.