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UK Government delays the introduction of import border controls

Monday, 9 May 2022

UK Government delays the introduction of requirements for inbound GB border controls

The UK Government has announced that no further import controls on EU goods will be introduced this year.  Controls were scheduled to begin in July following our departure from the EU. The following measures, which were planned for introduction from July 2022, will now not be introduced:

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Step by step guide to: Importing goods and services from the EU

Monday, 9 May 2022

Step by Step Guide

The rules for importing from the EU have changed. Although no quotas will apply, UK importers may need to pay customs duties and VAT. 

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eCom Learning Solutions helps energy companies move towards net zero carbon emissions

Monday, 9 May 2022

Scotland’s leading digital learning and assessment specialist, eCom Learning Solutions, is helping energy companies and contractors transform their businesses to move – cost-effectively - towards being net zero carbon producers.

 

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Student artwork takes on starring role in new exhibition

Friday, 6 May 2022

Fife College Supported Programmes students are getting ready to present their work to the public at a local gallery this month.

The students, who undertake creative work as part of their courses and who all have additional support needs, have produced work in a wide range of media including sculpture, printmaking, drawing and painting, with themes ranging from daydreams to the animal world.

Their work is now set to be displayed at the ‘Starry Nights’ exhibition in FifeSpace at Rothes Halls in Glenrothes.

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The Highway Code: Key changes you need to be aware of

Thursday, 5 May 2022

With a number of drivers still unaware of major changes to the Highway Code which came into force on 29 January 2022, we’ve produced this handy guide to the key points that will affect you.

 

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AA research reveals bright future ahead for EV fleets

Thursday, 5 May 2022

Gavin Franks, Business Services Director at the AA

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Kingdom Works Paving The Way For A Career In Construction

Tuesday, 3 May 2022

Kingdom Works, the employability project hosted by Kingdom Housing Association, has successfully completed a construction academy in Cardenden, paving the way to a new career for 12 unemployed people in Fife.

 

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Syme is back on the menu at Fairmont St Andrews

Monday, 2 May 2022

St Andrews, 2nd May 2022

 

A leading Fife hotel resort has announced the appointment of a new Executive Chef to oversee the operations of its five restaurant venues.

 

Fairmont St Andrews is welcoming back Chef Ian Syme, who re-joins the team from a three-year stint as Executive Sous Chef at Gleneagles Hotel in Perthshire.

 

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Fife College named Enterprising College of the Year

Friday, 29 April 2022

Fife College has been named the Enterprising College of the Year at the Young Enterprise Scotland 2022 Bridge 2 Business Awards.

Beating off nominees from three other colleges, Fife College was given the award which recognises those who have been leading the way in enterprise within Further Education throughout Scotland.

Judges chose to hand out the top prize to Fife College due to the innovative approaches they used to adapt to blended learning and new digital processes to support students during the past year. 

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New Office Managing Partners for EQ Accountants LLP

Friday, 29 April 2022

After 35 years with the firm, EQ’s Managing Partner, David Cameron, has taken a large step towards retirement accepting a part-time role as Consulting Partner with effect from 1 April 2022.

David has successfully guided EQ as Managing Partner for nearly 20 years and moving forward he will use his experience to help support the Partners to continue their expansion of the Firm, building on their reputation as one of the most successful independent practices in Scotland.

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