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.

Fife Chamber sees growth on all fronts

Tuesday, 23 April 2019

It's been a very positive first quarter of 2019 for us here at Fife Chamber.  We are delighted to say we have seen growth in membership, while export document certification, e-shot usage, event attendance and social media followers all higher than the comparable period in 2018.

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Edinburgh airport see £425,000 invested for upgrade in PRM call points

Monday, 22 April 2019

Video technology has been installed in as part of new call points at Edinburgh Airport to provide better contact between Passengers with Reduced Mobility (PRM) and staff upon arrival.

The 17 points have been upgraded to include video technology and hearing loops, with the points directly connecting to the PRM control room so passengers can speak to staff.

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Fife Gingerbread - Back in Business

Friday, 19 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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SCC Quarterly Economic Indicator: shows slowdown in Scottish economy

Thursday, 18 April 2019

The latest SCC Quarterly Economic Indicator survey for Q1 of 2019 shows the health of the Scottish economy weakened considerably in the first quarter of this year. With the backdrop of an uncertain global environment and the cloud of Brexit hanging over the UK economy, key Scottish industrial sectors have experienced an investment slowdown as business costs and Brexit preparations take top priority. 

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seescape sound and vision come together

Thursday, 18 April 2019

seescape, which operates from its base in Kirkcaldy, now has a dedicated and sound proof audiology room which is run by Dunfermline headquartered CluisTROM.

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Wellwood Communications appoints Technical Director

Wednesday, 17 April 2019

The Wellwood Communications team are thrilled to announce the appointment of Tommy Denholm in the newly created role of Technical Director.

In order to leverage a vastly experienced (and growing!) team of engineers, this role will see Tommy oversee the network services operations and be responsible for all technical matters.

Prior to joining the Wellwood team, Tommy was Group Service Manager at NCS Ltd. He brings a wealth of experience in the Telecoms industry.

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CR Smith’s Hand Picked programme continues to expand into school

Tuesday, 16 April 2019

As part of the continuing roll-out of Hand Picked from CR Smith, our employability programme for young people, the Hand Picked team recently supported a Developing the Young Workforce initiative at St Andrew’s RC High School in Kirkcaldy.

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Sci-Fi Stars invite Schools, Nurseries, Workplaces and Community Groups to ‘get their geek on’ for CHAS

Monday, 15 April 2019

Following the success of Edinburgh’s Capital Sci-Fi Con, the not-for-profit pop culture, comic and movie convention which donates all profits to Children’s Hospices Across Scotland better known as CHAS – the national charity wants you to ‘get your geek on’ for Geeky T-Shirt Weekend.

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seescape are looking for new trustees to help provide the best services for people with sight impairment in Fife

Monday, 15 April 2019

seescape are looking for new trustees to work with their existing board, their CEO and volunteers who will support them in their drive to deliver an authoritative, financially sustainable and relevant service that reaches out to more people.

They are particularly interested in hearing from people from a commercial background who can bring new ideas to add value. Specific skills in HR, Accounting, Eye Health and service delivery would also be an advantage.

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St Andrews Business Club member secures deal with Europe's largest touring operator

Friday, 12 April 2019

Members of the Caravan and Motorhome Club (CAMC) can now buy cutting-edge off-grid power products at privileged prices after a St Andrews Business Club member’s new company signed its second deal with a major membership organisation.                                                           

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