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.

Rosyth Yard Awarded HMS Queen Elizabeth Contract

Tuesday, 8 January 2019

Rosyth dockyard has been awarded a contract to carry out the first planned dry-dock maintenance of Britain’s largest warship, HMS Queen Elizabeth, Defence Minister Stuart Andrew has announced.

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Powercases helping GB Snowsports Coach #GoBeyond for winning edge in World Championships training

Monday, 7 January 2019

Portable power products brought to Europe by a Fife Chamber member’s new  company are helping the Scot coaching GB Snowsport’s top park and pipe World Championship hopes use his video camera and phone longer on the slopes to help them gain a winning edge.

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Sky High Total for Edinburgh airport Corporate Charity

Friday, 21 December 2018

Support worth £100,000 has been donated to Scotland’s Charity Air Ambulance (SCAA), a record sum for one of Edinburgh Airport’s corporate charities.

It comes as Edinburgh-based The Yard is announced as the airport’s new corporate charity for 2019. The Yard work with children and young people with additional support needs.

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HMRC launches new National Minimum Wage webinars for employers

Thursday, 20 December 2018

HMRC have added two new webinars to our popular National Minimum Wage webinar (online presentations) series. They cover unpaid working time and how accommodation costs should be dealt with.

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Kingdom Support and Care gains Silver Investors in People Accreditation

Thursday, 20 December 2018

Kingdom Support and Care CIC (KSC) has achieved the prestigious Silver Accreditation from Investors in People (IiP). 

KSC is a wholly owned subsidiary of Kingdom Housing Association and has been operating as an independent organisation since April 2017.

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From Aeronautical Engineering to Accounting

Tuesday, 18 December 2018

Each year, EQ Chartered Accountants recruits a new batch of trainees and is now accepting applications to commence CA training contracts in August 2019.    The majority of their 2018 intake of seven, who are spread across all of the firm’s offices in Dundee, Forfar, Glenrothes and Cupar, are accountancy / finance graduates.  However, when it comes to their

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New Rules For Employing Flexible Workers

Monday, 17 December 2018

Businesses employing flexible and short-term workers will need to comply with new rules protecting workers' rights, under a package of reforms announced by the Government.

Under the new legislation, employers will need to provide workers with a written statement of their rights on their first day, including details about their eligibility for sick leave and pay.

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Rennies Coaches partner up with Dunfermline’s Alhambra Theatre for school Panto trips

Friday, 14 December 2018

Rennies Coaches have made it easy, comfortable and affordable for primary and high schools to take their pupils to see the Sleeping Beauty pantomime in Dunfermline. 

The coach hire company have worked in partnership with the Alhambra Theatre in Dunfermline to offer discounted travel when school groups booked class outings to this year's pantomime.

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North-East Fife 2019 – business influences to be revealed

Friday, 14 December 2018

People doing business in North-East Fife can hear about the likely effects on the economy of North-East Fife of major factors such as Brexit and The Tay Cities Deal at a St Andrews Business Club event on January 16.

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Swinton Business steps up to become Fife Chamber Premier Partner

Tuesday, 11 December 2018

Swinton Business has taken a step up from standard membership to become a Fife Chamber Premier Partner.  

Members since January 2017, Swinton Business now joins a strong and diverse group of existing Fife Chamber Premier Partners – businesses who all strive to use their industry experience to promote Chamber membership benefits and to reinforce Fife as the premier destination to do business.

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