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.

Success for Stagecoach at 2018 UK Bus Awards

Monday, 26 November 2018

Stagecoach East Scotland received multiple accolades at the 2018 UK Bus Awards.

The company was recognised in categories covering people, operations, marketing and the community at the 23rd annual awards ceremony held in London last week.

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58 young people into jobs with Hand Picked 100 at halfway stage

Monday, 26 November 2018

Hand Picked 100 has passed the half way point in its campaign to find life-changing employment for young people across Central Scotland. 

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Peel Tech wins at this year's VIBES award ceremony

Wednesday, 21 November 2018

Peel Tech Ltd in Ballingry, Fife was one of 10 companies rewarded for their commitment to sustainability at this year’s VIBES – Scottish Environment Business Awards.

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Chambers join forces to support military personnel

Wednesday, 21 November 2018

Fife Chamber of Commerce is supporting the launch of a ground-breaking new initiative – ChamberFORCE – to strengthen links between employers and the armed forces. 

Launched today (Wednesday 21st November), the initiative seeks to encourage businesses to adopt HR and recruitment polices more supportive of serving and ex-service military staff.

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Startup powers its way to order from European giant

Wednesday, 21 November 2018

A Scottish startup selling cutting edge off-grid power products, run by Chamber member Peter Waggott (pictured to the right of photo), has landed a substantial five-figure order from Staples Solutions UK as its first deal.

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Record number of passengers through Edinburgh Airport this October

Tuesday, 20 November 2018

A total of 1,322,402 people passed through Edinburgh Airport last month as the airport landed yet another record month.

Number are up almost 8% on the same month last year and October is the strongest month in terms of year on year growth in 2018.

International growth was up 9.5% while domestic growth also increased by 5.2%.

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First Fife Business Charter Approved

Tuesday, 20 November 2018

A new Fife Business Charter that sets out how Fife Council will support the region’s businesses was approved by Economy, Tourism, Strategic Planning and Transportation Committee members.

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HMRC publish updated Partnership Pack

Monday, 19 November 2018

HMRC has published an updated version of the 

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MacRoberts announces Euan Duncan as Chair

Monday, 19 November 2018

Leading Scottish law firm MacRoberts LLP announced today that Euan Duncan is the firm’s new Chair.

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Shortlist announced for Fife Business Awards!

Friday, 16 November 2018

The shortlist for the Fife Business Awards are here and an impressive array of businesses are in the running for the much-coveted awards. 

The 2019 awards were launched earlier this year as ‘bigger and better’ than ever before, and are certainly shaping up to be the best yet, with applications this year up by nearly 30%. 

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