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Posted: 27th March 2017

BCC: Action needed on poor broadband, especially in rural areas and for small firms

Businesses across the UK, particularly in rural areas, are still without reliable broadband connections, despite companies saying the availability of fully functional broadband is extremely important to their operations, according to the results of a survey released today (Monday) by the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC).

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Posted: 27th March 2017

Fife Cultural Trust Enhancing Learning for School Pupils with a Cultural Treat

Fife Cultural Trust is enhancing the learning experience of thousands of school pupils in some of the most deprived areas of Fife with subsidised entrance and free transportation to performances in theatres, libraries and local community venues throughout the Kingdom.

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Posted: 24th March 2017

Horisk Leslie Development Ltd is on the move

Fife-based software developer Horisk Leslie Development Ltd (Horisk) is on the move.

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Posted: 22nd March 2017

Student Chefs Have Recipe For Success!

Fife College culinary arts students have swept the boards at this year’s prestigious ScotHot competitions in Glasgow winning three golds and two bronze medals!

The winning students have proved they’ve got what it takes when it comes to preparing delicious food and competing at a high level against chefs working in the industry.

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Posted: 21st March 2017

Mental Health and Stress Awareness – Training for Trainers

To mark national Mental Health Awareness Week in May this year, the Health Promotion Workplace team will be launching a project to support workplaces in Fife to understand more about the topic of mental health and stress.

We are inviting representatives from workplaces in Fife to attend a ‘Training for Trainers’ session on Thursday 11th May.

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Posted: 21st March 2017

Rising Inflation Underlines the Need for Governments to Focus on Business

On the release of data which shows that UK inflation rose to 2.3% in February 2017, Scottish Chambers of Commerce warned that our Governments need to focus on mitigating business costs and boosting consumer confidence over the next two years.  Liz Cameron, Chief Executive of Scottish Chambers of Commerce, said:

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Posted: 21st March 2017

Ogilvie Ross export win and the dangers of after dinner saunas!

Executive development specialists Ogilvie Ross have won a new export contract to work with a global asset management company in Luxemburg. The contract will provide contract negotiations advice and training to the client’s international management team. This is the second international contract Ogilvie Ross have won since January. 

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Posted: 21st March 2017

CBO Associates Bring a Safe Pair of Hands to Fife & Tayside

QHSE and Information Security specialist CBO Associates has announced its expansion into Fife and Tayside, bringing to the area over 20 years of industry experience, helping businesses meet essential standards and industry expected certifications.

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Posted: 21st March 2017

Fife Economy Partnership - Fife Trade Survey 2017

The Fife Trade Survey 2017 is being conducted by Fife Council Economic Development on behalf of the Fife Economy Partnership, and follows the last trade survey conducted by FEP in 2013.

Our aim is to understand more about Fife businesses’:
>  performance in Scotland, UK and international markets

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Posted: 16th March 2017

BCC comments on interest rate decision

Commenting on today’s interest rate decision by the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee, Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said:

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