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 Paul Sykes for inclusion on this page and our fortnightly Enewsletter.

BCC responds to result of meaningful vote

Wednesday, 16 January 2019

Responding to the Parliamentary defeat of the Meaningful Vote on the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement and Political Declaration, Dr Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce, said:

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Powercases sails RYA member deal across the line

Wednesday, 16 January 2019

Members of the Royal Yachting Association (RYA) can from today buy cutting-edge off-grid power products at privileged prices after a Chamber member sailed his way to its second deal with a well-established brand.

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New Business Development Manager and Visitor Experience Manager at Kingsbarns Distillery

Wednesday, 16 January 2019

Kingsbarns Distillery and Visitor Centre welcomes Suzie Crerar as Business Development Manager. Suzie has been the Office Manager for the distillery for just over a year, supporting all areas of the visitor centre operation.

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You've spoken and we've listening

Tuesday, 15 January 2019

The recent members survey has given us some really useful feedback to gauge where we are on our own journey to be the best chamber of commerce in Scotland. Here's a summary of what you told us:

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Accountant Praises Colleagues for Boosting Cancer Charity's Funds

Monday, 14 January 2019

A Dundee accountant, who received a life-changing cancer diagnosis while pregnant with her son, has thanked her ‘incredibly generous' colleagues for their year-long fundraising campaign.
 

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DPS Group reveals latest jobs boost after securing strong start to 2019

Friday, 11 January 2019

DPS Group has unveiled plans to increase its workforce by around 20% in the first quarter of this year.

DPS Group - providers of smart solutions to manufacturing industries, expect to recruit at least 17 new electrical specialists and project managers delivering a major boost to Glenrothes and the surrounding areas.

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Dynamic EMS Apprentice progresses to Degree Course

Friday, 11 January 2019

Lewis Aide joined Dynamic EMS as Modern Apprentice in September 2016.  At this time Lewis joined the Dynamic EMS team to undertake an Apprenticeship in Engineering, delivered in partnership with Fife Council and Skills Development Scotland.

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FSB and SCC issue joint statement on immigration White Paper

Friday, 11 January 2019

Ahead of this yesterday’s Ministerial Statement in the Scottish Parliament on the implications of the UK Government’s White Paper on immigration, the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) in Scotland and the Scottish Chambers of Commerce (SCC) have issued a joint statement, calling for a system which meets the needs of Scottish business. 

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Fife Economy Partnership appoints new Chair

Thursday, 10 January 2019

The Fife Economy Partnership announces the appointment of Michael Longstaffe as its new Chair.

Chief Executive Officer at Smith Anderson – the UK’s leading manufacturer of paper bags, based in Kirkcaldy – Michael was previously chair of the Partnership’s Trade Development Group and is a longstanding director of the Fife Chamber of Commerce.

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£16m Tax Savings Secured For EQ Clients

Wednesday, 9 January 2019

Leading Scottish tax and business advisory specialists, EQ Accountants LLP have claimed over £16M of Research and Development tax credits for clients, ranging from a soft fruit grower and dental implants company to a manufacturer of bespoke automation systems tailored to a wide range of industries.

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