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.

EQ welcomes new talent

Thursday, 22 August 2019

A group of seven graduates have taken their first steps on the Chartered Accountancy ladder, after securing posts with leading taxation and business advisory practice EQ Accountants LLP.

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Shackleton become a proud Patron of The Polar Academy

Wednesday, 21 August 2019

Shackleton Technologies have become a proud Patron of The Polar Academy, an incredible Scottish charity working with young adults and creating leaders of tomorrow.

The free showcase event is being held at Discovery Point in Dundee on 24th September, which will explain the work they do. Shackleton are working to encourage secondary schools in Fife to offer this amazing opportunity to their young people. 

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Workplace Equality Fund applications deadline approaches

Wednesday, 21 August 2019

Impact Funding Partners are delighted to be managing the Scottish Government’s Workplace Equality Fund for 2019/2020 with the closing date for applications on 28th August 2019.

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seescape on the lookout for new trustees

Monday, 19 August 2019

Fife based charity seescape is looking for new trustees to help deliver its vision of providing the best service to people with sight impairment in Fife and beyond, with former Prime Minister and patron of seescape, Gordon Brown, getting behind the recruitment drive.

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Trade Minister celebrates Diageo Leven packaging plant Global Award

Friday, 16 August 2019

Scottish Trade Minister Ivan McKee visited Diageo’s Leven packaging plant in Fife to present the company’s top global manufacturing award to the team there.

Mr McKee and local MSP Jenny Gilruth toured the plant and handed over two trophies to mark Leven being named Diageo’s top performing manufacturing site in the last financial year.

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Please welcome Sarah to Fife Chamber!

Monday, 12 August 2019

This month we are delighted to welcome Sarah Middleton to the team.  Sarah has made the brave move to Fife from Darlington and has taken over the office administration from Lynda.  She will also be managing our recently launched Fife International programme and is currently studying for her International Trade qualification and will essentially be your ‘go-to-gal’ for all things

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MacRoberts launches charity partnership applications

Thursday, 8 August 2019

MacRoberts is pleased to announce the launch of applications to become a charity partner of the firm for 2020/2021. Applications are open to any registered charitable organisation operating in Scotland.

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Gilson Gray Wins Scottish Government Appointment

Thursday, 8 August 2019

Gilson Gray, is celebrating success in its bid for inclusion on the Scottish Government’s legal services framework.

Established just five years ago, the full-service legal firm has succeeded in achieving a listing in Lot 6 of the Framework for the Provision of Legal Services, also known as ‘One Stop Shop’.

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Amazon brings Scotland Academy business event for SMEs to Dunfermline

Wednesday, 7 August 2019

The Amazon Academy Scotland 2019 is part of a programme to help boost SME sales by businesses in Scotland selling on Amazon.  The event is free to attend and offers hundreds of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) practical information and advice on how to grow their export sales and succeed in the digital economy.

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Barclays deal supports care home growth

Tuesday, 6 August 2019

Care home operator Renaissance Care has secured an additional £600,000 of funding from Barclays to accelerate its long-term growth plans and finance further improvements to its portfolio of 14 care homes.

The deal follows on from the provision of a £4.5m funding package in 2017 to support the development of the company’s existing care homes and planned acquisitions to extend its portfolio.

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