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Posted: 24th May 2016

Final chance to have your say on Business Rates Review consultation

Fife Council is urging businesses across the Kingdom to participate in an important online consultation that will feed into the Scottish Government’s review of the business rates system.

The Scottish Government, in its November 2015 Budget, introduced changes and increases to business rates, reliefs and supplements that came into effect in April 2016.

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Posted: 19th May 2016

Flying the Fife flag at All-Energy 2016

Fife Council Economic Development Team’s Market Development Programme supported 15 Fife organisations to visit Glasgow in May, as part of its delegation to the UK’s largest renewable energy event, All-Energy 2016.

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Posted: 18th May 2016

MIT AND HARVARD COME TO STIRLING TO DELIVER SUMMER SCHOOL FOR SCOTTISH ENTREPRENERURS

Scotland Can Do SCALE to host entrepreneurship experts

19th May 2016, Scottish entrepreneurs with ambitions to grow their businesses are being encouraged to register for a free place at the Scotland Can Do SCALE summer school, taking place at Stirling University in August.

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Posted: 18th May 2016

New Fife Chamber Chief Executive Chosen

We are delighted to announce that Alan Mitchell has been appointed as Fife Chamber’s new chief executive, following an initial transition period as membership executive.  

Alan has been working with the Chamber on a part-time basis since April, supporting its membership engagement, but has taken up the role of chief executive following a successful recruitment process.

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Posted: 13th May 2016

Have your say - what free support would help you save energy, water and waste?

Resource Efficient Scotland runs very popular, free training events and develops supporting resources to help Scottish organisations use energy, raw materials and water more efficiently. Their aim is to help all organisations in Scotland save money and reduce environmental impact.

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Posted: 12th May 2016

Free Training from Resource Efficient Scotland in June

There are many actions you can take to reduce energy, water and waste costs and improve your organisation's environmental impact. But to ensure performance and costs are kept under control, knowing how to effectively measure and monitor your resource use is a critical business skill.

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Posted: 10th May 2016

Business vote tightens as referendum campaign heads to the finish line

Final BCC pre-referendum survey shows that, with less than 50 days to go, a majority of businesspeople surveyed (54%) say they will vote for the UK to Remain in the European Union Voting intentions have tightened amongst the businesspeople surveyed – with Leave now polling seven points higher (37%) than in the BCC’s February survey

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Posted: 4th May 2016

Scottish Tech Consultancy, Cooper Software, Reports 22% Increase in Year End Revenue

Fife-based specialist technology consultancy, Cooper Software, has reported a 22% increase in revenue for year ending 31 March 2016, rising to c£4m.  The increase has been driven by key business wins in the second half of the year which has seen the company undertake projects for clients across multiple sectors including; manufacturing and engineering, high tech, oil and gas and

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Posted: 4th May 2016

The 2016 Virgin Money London Marathon was a Resounding Success for Worldwide Cancer Research

Is 2017 going to be your year to run the Virgin Money London Marathon?  Worldwide Cancer Research are encouraging those interested to apply for a place in the ballot, which is open from Monday 2nd – Friday 5th May.  During registration simply choose the charity from the drop down listing and they’ll be back in touch.

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Posted: 3rd May 2016

New Partner Appointed at EQ Accountants

A new Partner has been appointed at EQ Accountants LLP.

Ross Oliphant (33), who specialises in corporate and personal taxation, takes up his position within the Glenrothes office this week, one year after the firm merged with former Fife firm Carters.

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