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.

From Aeronautical Engineering to Accounting

Tuesday, 18 December 2018

Each year, EQ Chartered Accountants recruits a new batch of trainees and is now accepting applications to commence CA training contracts in August 2019.    The majority of their 2018 intake of seven, who are spread across all of the firm’s offices in Dundee, Forfar, Glenrothes and Cupar, are accountancy / finance graduates.  However, when it comes to their

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New Rules For Employing Flexible Workers

Monday, 17 December 2018

Businesses employing flexible and short-term workers will need to comply with new rules protecting workers' rights, under a package of reforms announced by the Government.

Under the new legislation, employers will need to provide workers with a written statement of their rights on their first day, including details about their eligibility for sick leave and pay.

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Rennies Coaches partner up with Dunfermline’s Alhambra Theatre for school Panto trips

Friday, 14 December 2018

Rennies Coaches have made it easy, comfortable and affordable for primary and high schools to take their pupils to see the Sleeping Beauty pantomime in Dunfermline. 

The coach hire company have worked in partnership with the Alhambra Theatre in Dunfermline to offer discounted travel when school groups booked class outings to this year's pantomime.

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North-East Fife 2019 – business influences to be revealed

Friday, 14 December 2018

People doing business in North-East Fife can hear about the likely effects on the economy of North-East Fife of major factors such as Brexit and The Tay Cities Deal at a St Andrews Business Club event on January 16.

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Swinton Business steps up to become Fife Chamber Premier Partner

Tuesday, 11 December 2018

Swinton Business has taken a step up from standard membership to become a Fife Chamber Premier Partner.  

Members since January 2017, Swinton Business now joins a strong and diverse group of existing Fife Chamber Premier Partners – businesses who all strive to use their industry experience to promote Chamber membership benefits and to reinforce Fife as the premier destination to do business.

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Stagecoach introduce contactless payments for customers in East Scotland

Thursday, 6 December 2018

Today marked the completion of the scheme as contactless was launched across Stagecoach East Scotland by Scottish Cabinet Secretary for Transport, Infrastructure and Connectivity, Michael Matheson.

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MacRoberts celebrates a double win at the British Legal Awards and the Law Awards of Scotland

Thursday, 6 December 2018

MacRoberts’ Real Estate team has been named Property Team of the Year at the prestigious 2018 British Legal Awards, on the same night Rebecca Barrass was crowned Junior Lawyer of the Year at the Law Awards of Scotland.

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Leviton opened a new sales office in central London

Tuesday, 4 December 2018

Leviton has their Data Centre Factory at their Glenrothes facility. In July 2018, the Data Centre Factory added a full line of make-to-order (MTO) shielded copper trunk cables in addition to its existing fibre optic trunks.

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JDB Property Services raise £3000 for local charities

Friday, 30 November 2018

Earlier this month JDB Property Services organized a charity evening for 3 well deserving causing Home Start, Mary Leishman Foundation with the majority going to wee Joe (a 7 yr old from Kelty with brain cancer)

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Perception and the Art of Seeing STEM Education as the Future for Manufacturing

Tuesday, 27 November 2018

Leading UK based Electronics Manufacturing Service Provider (EMS) Dynamic EMS is like many other companies in its field.  It is aware that it is home to an aging workforce.  Unlike others, however, the company is strategically working behind the scenes to put succession plans in place and promote an accurate picture of UK electronics manufacturing through various STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) initiatives.

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