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 [email protected] for inclusion on this page and our fortnightly Enewsletter.

Share your perspective on business and trading conditions with us!

Monday, 23 May 2022

The Scottish Chambers of Commerce (SCC) Quarterly Economic Indicator Survey is back!

It's a key barometer of business and trading conditions in Scotland. By completing the survey, you will help to create a more detailed picture of what is going on in the ‘real’ economy and give the SCC team invaluable data with which to press the UK and Scottish governments for timely intervention and support for business.  
Meaning your feedback will directly inform work at a local and national level!

 

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Unlock your innovation!

Monday, 23 May 2022

It's estimated that 90% of businesses that are entitled to R&D Tax Credits fail to claim because they are unaware that they qualify. A common reason for this is that businesses do not consider themselves to do any research and development. However, if your company is developing products, systems and processes, the likelihood is that you do qualify. R&D occurs everywhere from care homes, construction and hospitality to engineering, farming and digital development! 

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eCom Learning Solutions welcomes Dunfermline’s new city status

Monday, 23 May 2022

Scotland’s leading digital learning and assessment specialist, eCom Learning Solutions, has welcomed the decision to name Dunfermline as one of eight new cities, so designated to mark Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee.

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Whitepaper outlines how to meet the learning needs of a Hybrid Workforce

Sunday, 22 May 2022

‘Embracing eLearning as a Hybrid Workforce’, the recently published whitepaper from Scotland’s leading digital learning and assessment specialist, eCom Learning Solutions, assesses the changes in learning needs and delivery in the aftermath of the Covid19 pandemic.

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Fife start-up makes exploring Mars and the deep sea possible!

Saturday, 21 May 2022

When Stuart Rogers from Wormit was made redundant last summer he started devoting his time to getting kids into science.

During lockdown, he watched videos on the internet to learn how to create interactive experiences.

As a science communicator, he wanted to make something that looked realistic and allowed for learning over online platforms.

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Meet the Buyer 2022

Saturday, 21 May 2022

Join us for the 13th Annual Meet the Buyer 2022!

Meet with Buyers from Scotland’s local authorities, government agencies and contractors to hear about upcoming work in Scotland's public sector, worth £13.3bn annually, as well as opportunities right across the UK's public sector!

Meet the Buyer 2022 will be a 100% virtual event and is officially partnered by the Scottish Government and Scotland Excel.

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TV celeb urges people to grab tickets to Fife Platinum Jubilee Youth Spectacular as radio campaign launched

Saturday, 21 May 2022

TV presenter, magician and comedian, Stephen Mulhern, is urging people to grab their tickets so they don't miss out on the highly anticipated event known as the Platinum Jubilee Youth Spectacular at St Ninians, near Kelty in Fife (images attached).

This event is also being promoted through a newly-launched radio campaign.

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Made in Fife is back for 2022!

Friday, 20 May 2022

Following the success of the first Made in Fife campaign last year, Developing the Young Workforce (DYW) Fife are once again on the lookout for volunteers and nominations for people from Fife to take part in our regional campaign which showcases and celebrates successful careers and successful people from across Fife.

 

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Low Carbon Manufacturing Challenge Fund (LCMCF)

Friday, 20 May 2022

Are you looking to grow your Scottish manufacturing company by developing low carbon products, processes or services? The LCMCF supports projects that will speed up the transition to a low carbon economy in the manufacturing industry.

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New Qualification Will Put Young People At The Heart Of Council Budget Decisions

Wednesday, 18 May 2022

Scotland’s first ever formal qualification for young people in Grant Making and Participatory Budgeting (PB) has been launched today. This free course will support young people and community activists to be involved in national and local decisions on services and budgets, ensuring there is youth-led participation at local level, and young people’s voices are heard and acted upon.

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