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 [email protected] for inclusion on this page and our fortnightly Enewsletter.

Platinum Jubilee Youth Spectacular hosted by Stephen Mulhern comes to Fife

Monday, 11 April 2022

A stunning event to mark the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee and hosted by TV presenter and comedian, Stephen Mulhern, will be held in June on a former opencast coal mine in Fife.

Launched today (11th April) and taking place on Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th June at St Ninians, near the village of Kelty, the Platinum Jubilee Youth Spectacular will be held in a newly constructed arena located on the former mine site.

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HMRC names avoidance scheme promoters for first time

Friday, 8 April 2022

Tax avoidance schemes have been named for the first time by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) as users are warned they could face large tax bills.

 

HMRC has today advised anyone involved in Absolute Outsourcing’s or Purple Pay Limited’s Equity Participation Scheme to withdraw from them as soon as possible to prevent building up a large tax bill.

 

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Scholarship awards energise Levenmouth Academy pupils

Friday, 8 April 2022

Five Levenmouth Academy pupils have been given a boost to their future careers after being awarded scholarships by Shell UK.

The pupils, currently on the Shell UK Girls into Energy course at Fife College’s Levenmouth Campus, received the scholarship awards for their hard work and commitment to their studies.

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Kingdom Group receives RoSPA Silver Award for health and safety achievements

Friday, 8 April 2022

The Kingdom Group, based in Glenrothes, is celebrating after landing an internationally-recognised award for demonstrating high health and safety standards.

 

The Kingdom Group has received a RoSPA Silver Health and Safety Award for working hard to ensure its staff get home safely to their families at the end of every working day.

 

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Edinburgh Airport to hold recruitment day as part of recruitment drive.

Thursday, 7 April 2022

A recruitment day to promote the range of career opportunities at Edinburgh Airport will be held later this month (April 2022).

 

The airport will be joined at the event by a variety of campus partners including Swissport, Menzies, Hampton by Hilton, Sasse, Jet2 and more, and is being held in partnership with the Department for Work and Pensions.  Retailers will also be in attendance including JDW, All Bar One, Hudson Grill, Costa, Nero.

 

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BRAG Crosshill unveils new community pantry and foodbank space including a members café

Thursday, 7 April 2022

On Tuesday 5th April  the long awaited opening of the [email protected]’s dedicated pantry space finally took place. This newly refurbished space will be shared with Benarty Foodbank and was kindly opened by John Bayne, from Bayne’s the family bakers. After many delays due to illness, government restrictions and other hold ups the team were delighted with the new space which now houses food storage, a shopping area for members and a new members café.

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£6.9 Million Passivhaus Development Gets Underway in Fife

Tuesday, 5 April 2022

£6.9 Million Passivhaus Development Gets Underway In Fife

 

Kingdom Housing Association has started construction on 30 affordable new homes for social rent at Balgove Road in Gauldry.

The properties will all be built to Passivhaus and Net-Zero Carbon standards making this Kingdom’s largest green development to date.

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Free good quality office furniture available!

Monday, 4 April 2022

CORGI HomePlan Ltd has recently announced the closure of its offices towards the end of this year in Dunfermline, Fife and Haymarket, Edinburgh. The organisation has a large quantity of free good quality office furniture available and will be looking to distribute the items to organisations and groups in the local area that would make the best use of them. 

Examples of the items available:

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EQ welcomes a new Partner in Fife

Monday, 4 April 2022

Leading tax and business advisory firm, EQ Accountants, have appointed Gordon Buist as a new Partner in their Glenrothe

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