Latest News

Please find below a range of stories from across the membership and the network. If you would like to submit a member story please send it to Cheryl King for inclusion on this page and our fortnightly Enewsletter.

Leviton Selected to Supply Cables for New Type 26 Frigates

Tuesday, 17 September 2019

Leviton have announced that is has secured a supply contract with BAE Systems to provide cabling for Batch 1 Type 26 frigates. The Brand-Rex High Performance Cables will support a variety of communication, power, and mission-critical systems onboard the vessels. Leviton has already delivered approximately 490 kilometres of cable for the first order from BAE Systems for the Type 26 frigates. 

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Food for thought as EQ Accountants claw back ‘untapped’ tax savings

Tuesday, 17 September 2019

Leading Scottish tax and business advisory specialists, EQ Accountants LLP, are urging food and drink businesses to explore potentially significant tax savings often associated with manufacturing or scientific companies.

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Prestigious Award for Fife Chamber

Monday, 16 September 2019

Fife Chamber of Commerce has received a prestigious Employer Recognition Scheme Silver Award from the Ministry of Defence to acknowledge its advocacy and support for the armed forces, and its work to inspire others to do the same. 

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John Young Group launches Fife Business Week 2019

Friday, 13 September 2019

FIFE Business Week this year celebrates its tenth anniversary, delivering yet another fantastic week full of events, aimed at inspiring and supporting Fife’s business community, whilst providing opportunities for Fife’s businesses to come together to network and exchange ideas.
 
The week kicks off on Monday 4th November and runs until Friday 8th November.

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Fife Chamber Export, Office and Event Administrator Vacancy

Thursday, 12 September 2019

The organisation

Fife Chamber of Commerce is the biggest business membership organisation in Fife.  We offer a wide range of events and services to our growing membership, and we are looking for someone to join our team to help us grow our membership and provide them with improved services.

The job

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Babcock Team selected as preferred bidder for frigate programme

Thursday, 12 September 2019

Babcock Team 31 has been selected by the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) as the preferred bidder to deliver its new warships. Led by Babcock, the Aerospace and Defence company, and in partnership with the Thales Group, the T31 general purpose frigate programme will provide the UK Government with a fleet of five ships, at an average production cost of £250 million per ship. 

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FiFab presents cheques to ten charities

Wednesday, 11 September 2019

Fife Fabrication hosted our annual charity presentation late last month where they presented cheques to a number of good causes which were raised through their Golf Day and Sportsmans Dinner held at Dunnikier Park Golf Club.
 

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DPS Group take on the Three Peaks Challenge

Wednesday, 11 September 2019

Four colleagues from Glenrothes-based DPS Group are to take on the famous Three Peaks Challenge to raise valuable funds for a charity close to home 

Fife Gingerbread supports lone parent, vulnerable and disadvantaged families across Fife. 

They have many support services that all work to the same ethos: Engage - Support - Progress.

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Open Champion Shane Lowry in strongest ever Alfred Dunhill Links field

Tuesday, 10 September 2019

Open champion Shane Lowry, World No 6 Jon Rahm, US Ryder Cup star Tony Finau, former Masters champion Danny Willett and two-time Major Champion Martin Kaymer are among the latest entries for this year’s Alfred Dunhill Links Championship.

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BCC: Business still unable to prepare fully for a no deal Brexit

Monday, 9 September 2019

New research from the British Chambers of Commerce shows a concerningly high number of UK firms aren’t ready for a no deal Brexit. Business has consistently called on government to avoid a messy and disorderly exit but in light of the political turmoil and relentless uncertainty, clearer and more consistent information is needed to help them prepare.

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