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.

John Young Premier Partner Feature

Tuesday, 25 February 2020

John Young Group have been members of Fife Chamber since their inception over 10 years ago and indeed been fortunate enough to win numerous prestigious awards through the Chamber network. John Young, founder and MD, said “Without a doubt being part of the Chamber network has been essential to our success” .

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Over 10,000 free breakfasts served to students thanks to College’s Breakfast Club

Tuesday, 25 February 2020

Over 10,000 free breakfasts have been served up in just five months of Fife College’s innovative new Breakfast Club. 

10,695 breakfasts have been dished out to students during the first months of the free Breakfast Club which was launched last September in each of the College’s five campuses. 

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Good causes celebrate Fife Business Awards windfall

Monday, 24 February 2020

Four local charities, CHAS, Fife Employment Access Trust, Maggie’s Fife and Aberlour Children’s Charity are celebrating after they shared £2850 at a reception for Fife Business Award finalists, sponsors and supporters at the DoubleTree by Hilton Edinburgh Queensferry Crossing.

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“The best of both worlds”: Company director hails Graduate Apprenticeship programme

Monday, 24 February 2020

Graduate Apprenticeship opportunities at the University of Dundee offer “the best of both worlds” for staff and employers, the director of a Scottish software company has said.

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An online consultation to inform the UK Global Tariff

Friday, 21 February 2020

To inform the development of the UK Global Tariff, the UK Government has launched a four-week public consultation on the UK Global Tariff policy. The Government encourages everyone with an interest to take part and provide their views by 5 March 2020.

The consultation offers you the opportunity to provide:

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Stagecoach East Scotland celebrates Express services now stopping at Fife Leisure Park with a Family Fun Day

Thursday, 20 February 2020

After feedback from customers and employees, Stagecoach East Scotland will now offer direct journeys from areas such as Kirkcaldy and Glenrothes to Fife Leisure Park in Dunfermline.

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Harry Fairbairn offers finance advice ahead of the 2020 Plate release

Monday, 17 February 2020

Harry Fairbairn BMW are delighted to be offering members of the public something a bit different ahead of the new 2020 Plate release date on Sunday 1st March.  From Monday 17th February right through to the new plate date the dealership in Kirkcaldy will be running a new initiative which will allow car owners to speak to the sales team and get advice on their current car finance and see if they can offer some additional savings on upgrading.  Whether you are a loyal BMW 3 series fan, or like the look of the all new BMW

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Trade Mission to Dubai - Saturday 18th April

Monday, 17 February 2020

Trade Mission to Dubai

Dundee & Angus Chamber of Commerce in partnership with SDI are delighted to invite you to join a delegation of business on their multi-sector Trade Mission to Dubai from 18th to 22nd April 2020.

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More than £147,000 to be allocated to community projects

Friday, 14 February 2020

Community groups will be able to apply for their share of more than £147,000 as Edinburgh Airport increases its Community Fund for 2020.

The fund allocates money to local initiatives that support health and wellbeing, the environment and education, with the total pot rising in line with yearly passenger numbers.

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Update travel advice from Foreign and Commonwealth Office

Thursday, 13 February 2020

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) advise against all travel to Hubei Province due to the ongoing novel coronavirus outbreak. The FCO advise against all but essential travel to the rest of mainland China (not including Hong Kong and Macao). The British Consulates-General in Wuhan and Chongqing are currently closed. If you’re in China and able to leave, you should do so. The elderly and those with pre-existing medical conditions may be at heightened risk.

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