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 Paul Sykes for inclusion on this page and our fortnightly Enewsletter.

Special Stagecoach Poppy Bus Unveilled For Armistice Centenery

Tuesday, 30 October 2018

Stagecoach East Scotland has teamed up with Poppyscotland and the Royal British Legion to create a commemorative Poppy bus for the centenary of Armistice Day.

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Update from Cheryl's Comms Corner

Tuesday, 30 October 2018

So I thought it was only right since I am now looking after communications I should give you an insight into what I have covered in my first 2 months in the job and what the plan is going forward.

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Fife Business Week 2018

Monday, 29 October 2018

FIfe Business Week is here!  From 5th to 9th November, the week is packed full of events aimed at inspiring and transforming Fife’s business community.

There’s a broad range of seminars and workshops, covering important issues for the local economy and is once again set to be a major highlight of the Kingdom’s business calendar.  It will also provide opportunities for Fife’s businesses to come together to network and exchange ideas.

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Stagecoach Support Drivewise Initiative In East Fife

Friday, 26 October 2018

  • Over 120 school pupils have received driver safety training
  • Stagecoach driver Alistair Smith assisted with driving tuition
  • Drivewise is committed to reducing the number of injuries and fatal collisions in Scotland

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Fife Social celebrates 2nd Birthday at Fife College

Thursday, 25 October 2018

It was fantastic to see so many members and non-members at Fife College on Wednesday 24th October to celebrate 2 years of an ever-growing Fife Chamber network.  Lots of birthday cake was consumed at Stenton Campus with thanks to Dot Smith from Fife Council -

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HMRC’s begins roll out of new Customs Declaration Service

Thursday, 25 October 2018

HMRC launched the first release of its new Customs Declaration Service (CDS), which is replacing the 25 year old Customs Handing of Import and Export Freight (CHIEF) system.

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CR Smith takes 11 apprentices onto its bespoke programme

Wednesday, 24 October 2018

Eleven aspiring joiners will this month take up their places on the bespoke CR Smith apprenticeship scheme that has been carefully developed by CR Smith and Fife College to meet the skills required by the home improvement business.

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SCC Quarterly Economic Indicator: Q3 2018 Report

Wednesday, 24 October 2018

Scottish Chambers of Commerce survey illustrates robust trading performance, but manufacturing confidence and overall investment fall amid rising material costs and uncertain political environment  

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New funding available for bike-friendly workplaces

Tuesday, 23 October 2018

£300,000 from Cycling Scotland under Cycle Friendly Employer scheme

Organisations have until 12 November 2018 to apply for funding to improve cycling provision and facilities through the Cycle Friendly Employer fund run by Cycling Scotland.

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Edinburgh Airport named UK Airport of the Year Success at National Transport Awards.

Monday, 22 October 2018

Edinburgh Airport has been named Airport of the Year at the National Transport Awards in London.

Scotland’s busiest airport saw off competition from five other airports to win the award at the awards ceremony which is in its 18th year.

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