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.

Maggie's Fife - Working with Cancer Workshops

Tuesday, 12 April 2016

Maggie’s Fife run free Working with Cancer free training on 3rd May, 4th July or 5th September 10am -1pm     

Over 63,000 workers in the UK are living with cancer and struggling to return to work due to the lack of support on offer. As an HR professional or manager, you’ll need to know how to best support employees affected by cancer, and our working with cancer workshop will help to equip you for these situations.

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DWP launches new State Pension employer resource pack

Thursday, 7 April 2016

Are you an employer? Perhaps you’re a member organisation or representative body.

Do you know that the new State Pension is being introduced for people who reach State Pension age on or after 6 April 2016? Do your employees, members or clients know about the changes?

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WorldHost: Principles of Customer Service Training

Thursday, 7 April 2016

 

The WorldHost Principles of Customer Service programme will give your staff the skills and knowledge to deliver excellent customer service that will give your business a great reputation. 

In April, there are 2 workshops taking place. 

8:30am - 4:30pm on April 12th at Kingsbarns Distillery & Visitor Centre. To attend, please contact Ashley Petrie on [email protected] 

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Disabilities Fife - Promoting Solutions for Independent Living

Tuesday, 5 April 2016

Disabilities Fife, a registered Charity, is run by disabled people for disabled people.  We work to improve access to services and equality of opportunity for all disabled people in Fife.

Members from all over Fife come together several times per year to discuss disability issues and raise concerns.  Inidividual members are also involved in a number of consultative groups, generally with statutory bodies such as NHS Fife, Fife Council and even the Scottish Government.

What does Disabilities Fife do?

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European Union Referendum Survey

Tuesday, 5 April 2016

The Scottish Chambers of Commerce and the Chamber network are working together to understand how businesses across the UK are affected by the planned EU referendum.

The United Kingdom is holding an in-out referendum on its membership of the European Union (EU) on 23 June 2016. The Scottish Chambers of Commerce (SCC) has taken a neutral position on the EU referendum, and will not campaign for either side.  The SCC will survey Chamber member companies across the UK, report their diverse views, and inform the debate.

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New Partner Appointed at EQ Accountants

Tuesday, 5 April 2016

A new Partner has been appointed at EQ Accountants LLP.  Mark Smeaton (31), who specialises in agricultural services, takes up his position this week, exactly one year after the firm merged with former Fife firm Carters.

Mark, who has a keen involvement in the family farm, is based in the Forfar office. He joined the practice from Forfar Academy and undertook his examinations with the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, qualifying seven years ago.

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Fife Chamber of Commerce Vacancy - Chief Executive

Friday, 1 April 2016

Fife Chamber of Commerce is an independent, member-led organisation which represents the interests of Fife businesses and promotes their development through an extensive range of services, events and information provision. The Chamber is the voice of business in Fife – locally based but connected nationally and internationally through its affiliation with Scottish and British Chambers of Commerce organisations.

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Fife Chamber future in focus

Friday, 1 April 2016

Following a challenging year for the Fife business community, Fife Chamber of Commerce is looking to the future with a strengthening of its team and membership offering.

Chief Executive Eric Byiers explains: “As the leading business organisation in Fife – representing over 300 businesses across the region – Fife Chamber is a locally based employer organisation, with a national and international voice and role.

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Get insights on Scandinavian markets

Friday, 1 April 2016

On the lookout for fresh opportunities to grow your business? Scottish Enterprise are holding a series of free events during Export Week 18-22 April to discover your potential in overseas markets and get all the advice you need from their experts.

Scandinavia is a vast region of diverse market opportunities. Get practical advice and insights on Denmark, Norway and Sweden's potential for your products and services at this free seminar.

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Come Dine With Me!

Thursday, 31 March 2016

The Channel 4 hit show Come Dine With Me is back for a new daytime series.

Over five days, four strangers, from all walks of life, take turns to host the perfect dinner party for each other. At the end of the week the best host wins a £1,000 cash prize!

If you or anyone you know would like to take part from Dundee, Dunfermline, Perth & the surrounding areas then please email or call ASAP and leave your name, address, age and contact details:

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