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.

Kingdom Housing Managers Gain Leadership and Management Awards

Friday, 10 May 2019

Over 20 members of staff at Kingdom Housing, at various management grades, have completed training to gain a Leadership and Management Award. The training involved in-house seminars, learning events and home study over a 6 month period.

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We put questions to Premier Partners Swinton Business on Cyber Insurance

Tuesday, 7 May 2019

So we were fortunate enough to catch up with Derek Bentley from Premier Partners Swinton Business and put some questions to him on cyber insurance.  Here's what he had to say:

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Thanks to your generosity!

Tuesday, 7 May 2019

You may not be aware but some of our Fife Showcase events give a chance for those who attend to take part in a prize draw raffle.  During the last two years, three of our Showcases - Fife Business Awards, Fife Chamber Annual Dinner and our

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Stagecoach East Scotland celebrates UK Coach Awards success

Monday, 6 May 2019

Stagecoach East Scotland came out on top at the 2019 UK Coach Awards as the company scooped three gold awards and one silver award. 

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EQ supports Fife engineering firm move to employee ownership

Thursday, 2 May 2019

A Fife engineering firm has safeguarded its future by moving into employee ownership.

EQ Chartered Accountants LLP has supported Ladybank-based G S Brown Limited into an Employee Ownership Trust structure.

In a move that secures the business in its Fife location, owners Des and Mike Brown transferred the majority of the company’s shareholding to the Trust for the benefit of the company’s 27 employees.  

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Walking with Maggie's Centre Fife to support people with cancer

Wednesday, 1 May 2019

THE 13th TWILIGHT WALK for Maggie’s Fife is a month away taking place on 25 May at 7pm at the Lomond Centre in Glenrothes.

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£24 million heating district opened in Glenrothes using RWE Biomass Plant

Monday, 29 April 2019

Scotland’s Energy Minister Paul Wheelhouse has officially opened Glenrothes' new district heating network.

Supported by £8.559 million investment from the Scottish Government’s Low Carbon Infrastructure Transition Programme the £24 million collaborative project between Fife Council and RWE has been delivered on time and on budget.

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Delivering Differently for Mental Health in Fife

Friday, 26 April 2019

Fife Voluntary Action has been the lead on Delivering Differently, an 18 month project to improve employment outcomes for people in Fife who are experiencing mental health issues. We are delighted to announce that Delivering Differently has received continuation funding from See Me to continue its anti-stigma work. 

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Fife Gingerbread - Back In Business

Wednesday, 24 April 2019

Fife Gingerbread received some good news on Valentine’s Day, when Fife Council’s draft budget included a proposal to provide additional funding of up to £60k for the next three years.

The joint administration added that the funding was conditional on Fife Council assisting the charity to become more sustainable, something that was welcomed by CEO Rhona Cunningham.

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22nd National Economic Forum on 1st May

Wednesday, 24 April 2019

The 22nd National Economic Forum will explore how to drive improvement in Scotland’s export performance and help make a positive difference to the Scottish economy. The Forum will be held on Wednesday 1st May 2019 at the Edinburgh Corn Exchange, 10 New Market Rd, Edinburgh. 

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