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.

Aberlour Children's Charity - Emergency Appeal

Monday, 23 March 2020

Thousands of children and their families will experience significant levels of poverty as a result of the Coronavirus. Whilst the situation is changing daily at present, the full-scale of the impact of Covid-19 is yet to be fully quantified.

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Government coronavirus measures: changes to bus services in East Scotland

Friday, 20 March 2020

  • Measures reflect reduced travel and keeping key workers communities connected
  • Temporary reduced service to operate from Monday 23 March
  • Changes follow new government advice on social contact & non-essential travel
  • Stagecoach sup

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Edinburgh Airport puts consolidation plan into operation

Thursday, 19 March 2020

A consolidation plan to ensure that Edinburgh Airport remains open and operational during the coronavirus outbreak has been put into action.

Enforced travel bans across the world have resulted in airlines dramatically reducing their schedules to and from Scotland, directly impacting on passenger numbers at the airport.

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JDB Property Services welcome Cameron Young to the team

Thursday, 19 March 2020

JDB Property Services welcome new member of staff Cameron Young to their team.  Many people will recognise Cameron from many of the Fife Chamber events. Cameron runs a company called Cameron Young Magic and is the current Edinburgh close-up magician of the year 2018 and 2019.  Over the past two months Cameron has also been helping team JDB with lots of jobs including marketing, website development and sales. 

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Fife Council Environmental Health – Guidance on changes to food businesses (COVID-19)

Thursday, 19 March 2020

Environmental Health is aware of the difficulties that food businesses are presented with during the COVID-19 pandemic and the impact that this will be having on trade. It is understood that, in response, many food businesses are now considering acting as takeaway and delivery businesses in the immediate term, to continue trading. 

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Fife Businesses offering support amid COVID-19 outbreak

Monday, 16 March 2020

For any businesses who are seeking advice or guidance surrounding the ongoing COVID-19 situation, the following Fife Chamber members have kindly offered their services:

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SCC welcomes £320 million package of support for businesses in Scotland

Monday, 16 March 2020

Commenting on the Scottish Government’s announcement of an initial package of support to help businesses being affected by the COVID-19 outbreak, Dr Liz Cameron, Chief Executive of the Scottish Chambers of Commerce said:

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Burness Paull tops dealmaking table again

Friday, 13 March 2020

Burness Paull LLP has been confirmed as the top-performing legal dealmaker in Scotland for the fifth year in succession.

The independent law firm advised on 304 publishable transactions with a cumulative value of £31.4 billion - topping the figures for the previous 12 months, 263 deals worth £30.1 billion.

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Cyrenians launches plan to tackle homelessness

Friday, 13 March 2020

Cyrenians, a Scottish homelessness charity, have launched their plan on how they are going to tackle the causes and consequences of homelessness over the next 5 years.

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Key 2020 Budget Measures at a Glance

Thursday, 12 March 2020

 

 

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