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NEWS | 29th January 2024
Whilst we all look to conserve energy in the home, the British weather is unfortunately such that we certainly can’t rely on being able to dry our clothes outside.
NEWS | 5th January 2024
As we usher in the new year, it's undeniable that time flies, and managing our daily tasks efficiently is of paramount importance. Speaking of which, here’s a gentle reminder to take down those decorations by January 6th!
NEWS | 20th November 2023
Always aiming to optimise customers’ home viewing experience, Forbes Rentals is proud to announce the launch of our new product range, featuring the latest Sony and Samsung OLED TVs.
NEWS | 20th November 2023
Radio, Electrical and Televisions Retailers’ Association (RETRA) is an invaluable source of industry analysis, opinions and expert contributions, and Forbes was thrilled to feature heavily in the Autumn issue of their Alert magazine.
NEWS | 15th November 2023
In the frenzy of Black Friday deals, it's easy to be lured by the promise of affordability. However, the age-old wisdom of ‘buy cheap, buy twice’ rings true, prompting us to reconsider the real value of ‘bargain’ purchases.
NEWS | 29th August 2023
In today's fast-paced world, the way we approach consumption is evolving rapidly. The rise of the sharing economy and sustainability concerns have led to a shift in mindset from ownership to access.
NEWS | 3rd July 2023
The Forbes family, staff and guests from across the UK gathered in balmy Brighton last weekend for a wonderful evening together to celebrate another year of hard work and success.
NEWS | 26th June 2023
Forbes is thrilled to be the recipient of the prestigious Best Independent Retailer Award for Sustainability at the IER Awards 2023. This accolade highlights our commitment to promoting sustainability and environmental responsibility within the industry.
NEWS | 16th June 2023
As it is London Fashion Week this week, we thought we would give you some key pointers as to how to protect your clothes and look your best as we navigate the runway of life.
NEWS | 14th June 2023
In today's fast-paced world, accessibility and independence are essential for people of all ages and abilities. For those with mobility challenges, getting around can sometimes be a hurdle. Fortunately, with advancements in technology, renting a mobility scooter has become an increasingly popular solution.
NEWS | 2nd June 2023
In the fast-paced world of business, it can be considered rare to find individuals who commit themselves wholeheartedly to a single organization for an extended period. However, Forbes Rentals is proud of our extraordinarily low turnover of staff, with a great number of our staff having worked with us for over 20 years.
NEWS | 4th May 2023
Forbes is beyond thrilled to be Finalists in two categories for the IER Awards 2023. We have been shortlisted for both their new Best Independent Retailer Focused on Sustainability Award and their prestigious Customer Service Award.
NEWS | 16th March 2023
The Oscars is one of the biggest nights in Hollywood, where the biggest stars in the entertainment industry gather to celebrate and honour the year's most outstanding performances. Sadly for the film industry, there has been a significant shift away from the cinema in recent years, a move that was accelerated by the pandemic and by content now moving so quickly to streaming platforms.
NEWS | 13th February 2023
With so many washing machines on the market and laundry technology now delivering so many new features, there is a lot to consider beyond ‘which drum size do I need?’ We can help you navigate the various options and choose the right laundry appliances for your home.
NEWS | 23rd January 2023
We are extremely proud to announce that, not only have we just won Feefo’s coveted Platinum Trusted Award for yet another consecutive year, we have also won their brand new and highly prestigious Exceptional Service badge.
NEWS | 18th January 2023
With increasingly urgent environmental concerns, people are becoming acutely aware of their personal responsibilities. Consequently, when looking for new home or electrical appliances, rental represents a sustainable alternative to purchase.
NEWS | 18th January 2023
We are currently receiving a number of phone calls from customers asking, ‘Why can I no longer access ITV Hub?’ The answer is that ITV has moved their content from ITV Hub to its new streaming home, ITVX. The service will continue to enable streaming across multiple devices, including Android, iOS, Smart TVs and subscription boxes.
NEWS | 14th December 2022
Do you ever find yourself guessing what the laundry label symbols actually mean on your clothes? Sometimes it can all seem a bit baffling and leave you throwing your washing into the laundry machine and just hoping for the best?
NEWS | 23rd November 2022
Black Friday has come early! Forbes Rentals are giving a massive 50% off the first 3 months' rental on selected products across our product range. With no costly upfront payments, you can treat yourself to a high quality product and save yourself money for the dreaded energy bills this winter.
NEWS | 16th November 2022
Are you a bit confused as what specifications and features you should look for in a gaming TV? With so much technology available now, it can be hard to know where to start. We have been picking the brains of our incredibly knowledgeable Technical Service Manager, Mark Ashton to help you navigate it all and choose the best gaming TV for your specific requirements.
NEWS | 4th November 2022
As the evenings start to draw in, we can all look forward to grabbing a blanket (cheaper than heating the house!) and cosying up in front of the TV. We thought we would speak to some of our staff about what they are watching and share with you the TV shows that are most popular amongst our teams.
NEWS | 31st October 2022
Do you know how to use your rented fridge in order to help preserve your food for longer? Or do you just throw your food and drink into the fridge where-ever you can find space? With food prices rising exponentially, you may want to re-think if that is the case.
NEWS | 20th October 2022
Irrefutably, whilst facing an environmental and cost of living crisis, we all need to look at reducing our energy consumption. According to the AMDEA (The Association of Manufacturers of Domestic Appliances), households can save over £500/year by making small changes to the way they use their household appliances, Choosing efficient appliances and using the Eco setting will make a big difference and 57% of washing machines and 32% of dishwashers now offer such energy saving technology.
NEWS | 12th September 2022
Are you upgrading your kitchen? When planning the new kitchen design and thinking about appliances you need to think beyond the aesthetics. The measurements and colour of the home appliance are important but don’t forget that the technology you choose is what will truly define your experience of that space.
NEWS | 22nd August 2022
We are all trying to live our lives more sustainably, and with the UK’s current drought, we really need to minimise water consumption within our homes. Dishwasher usage causes some degree of confusion for consumers when looking at their water usage. However, when compared to handwashing, the stats are very apparent.
NEWS | 17th August 2022
Toby Walne, award-winning journalist for the Mail on Sunday, mentioned Forbes Rentals in his article at the weekend. He stated: “Runaway inflation, an energy crisis and more national strikes are on the horizon. With echoes of late 1970s' Britain... there is now increasing interest in hiring goods for the home.”
NEWS | 17th August 2022
Forbes recently established a new service and business hub in Exeter. This depot is now our biggest in the South West of England and serves a large consumer base as well as a rapidly expanding commercial rental base in the area.
NEWS | 30th June 2022
Forbes is extremely proud to announce that we have once again won the highly coveted Best Customer Service Award at the prestigious IER Awards.
NEWS | 5th April 2022
Whilst trying to make more sustainable choices and now also facing unprecedented hikes in utility costs, we are all looking at ways to cut back on energy consumption. We thought it may be helpful to share some of our top energy saving tips when it comes to home and electrical appliances.
NEWS | 17th January 2022
We are all becoming increasingly aware of our individual and corporate responsibilities when it come to sustainability. As highlighted once again by COP26, taking action to alleviate the climate crisis has never been more pressing.
NEWS | 13th January 2022
As COVID cases have once again risen across the UK, Forbes would like to reassure our customers that we continue to adhere to all of the government guidelines and are doing all that we can to keep our staff and our clients as safe as possible.