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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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"In an industry experiencing such a severe skills shortage, changes need to be made to ensure hirers aren't overlooking appropriate candidates by relying on generalised jobs boards.
Here's how quickly a company can react when it needs people: In early 1997, a hirer making an offer would say, "Our range is $x to $y and I think I can get you into the top of the range." In January 2006, that same manager is saying, "What salary will it take to get you here?" Don't rely on the negotiating ploys or the salary research you used even one year ago.
Few hirers realise that they are not obliged to accept the expensive policies offered by car rental companies and, if they want cover, they can arrange it independently with a specialist insurer.
There are also antiavoidance measures in the Regulations, and the risk of an additional award of up to pounds 5,000, to discourage hirers from structuring assignments which prevent equal treatment.
"After this period, agency workers will have the same rights as if they had been directly recruited by the hirer. The Regulations require conditions such as pay, working time, rest breaks and annual leave for agency workers to be at a level equivalent to that of directly recruited employees."
Their business model - two doing the baby-sitting or other work together - is both original and likely to have real appeal to would-be hirers.
This means hirers can be reassured that the company they are dealing with knows its equipment inside out.
Now, after an inquest into her death, he has angrily called for the canoe hire industry to be better regulated, and for hirers to be given more warning of the dangers.
The A2B team want to make sure that hirers get their money's worth.
Martin brilliantly shows that the system of slavery contained the elements for its own undoing through the triangular relationship between owners, hirers, and slaves and the divided mastery that hiring practices required.
TNT Container Logistics, hirers and de-hirers of intermediate bulk containers (IBC's), claim they secured the contract thanks to the innovative features on its new Pallecon-Lite container.
The court reasoned that because the contractor's liability is limited to providing workers' comp coverage, holding hirers liable would unfairly subject them to greater liability than that faced by the contractor, whose negligence caused the employee's injury.