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 Lynn Wardlaw for inclusion on this page and our fortnightly Enewsletter.

British Touring Cars Championship 2021 returns to Knockhill

Wednesday, 18 August 2021

The whole team at Knockhill would like to send a huge thank you to everyone who made the 2021 BTCC race meeting so memorable.

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Balfour Beatty appointed as contractor for new Dunfermline campus

Tuesday, 17 August 2021

Balfour Beatty has been appointed by Fife College to construct its new Dunfermline Campus.

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Are you ready for ISDN switch off?

Tuesday, 17 August 2021

Like many, you will have heard that BT/ Openreach are looking to switch off ISDN, or to you and I, phonelines in the UK. It is not just business phone lines either, it includes home telephone lines. They want this completed by 2025.

Don’t panic, it is not happening overnight, however, it is happening a bit quicker than we though as some exchanges are already being decommissioned in Scotland.

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New appointment at Fife Chamber will boost links between business and schools

Tuesday, 17 August 2021

A new partnership between Fife Chamber, DYW Fife and Fife Council will give young people more opportunities to get vital industry insights and work experience that will enhance their employment and career options when they leave school.

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Online Learning Helps Those Supporting Children with Healthcare Needs

Monday, 16 August 2021

Two eLearning modules, produced by the digital learning and assessment specialist, eCom Scotland, are helping those whose job is to support children with exceptional healthcare needs.

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Fife College partners with Raytheon UK to launch innovative virtual coding club

Monday, 16 August 2021

Raytheon UK and Fife College have partnered to deliver a virtual coding club for students, allowing the region’s young people to redefine how they learn coding, engage with computer science, solve problems and express themselves creatively.

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British Chambers of Commerce launches Net Zero Hub to help business transition

Friday, 13 August 2021

The BCC Net Zero Hub together with O2 provides insights, tools and support to help businesses build a greener future. 

Commenting on the Hub, Alan Mitchell, Chief Executive of Fife Chamber of Commerce, said:

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Campion Homes shortlisted in Homes for Scotland Awards

Thursday, 12 August 2021

Campion Homes have been shortlisted in the Homes for Scotland Awards 2020/21 for their development on behalf of The Gannochy Trust.

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New Appointment at The HR Booth

Wednesday, 11 August 2021

Fife based HR company The HR Booth are continuing to support businesses with outsourced HR solutions and recently appointed Jenna MacBeth as their latest HR Consultant. 

Jenna is supporting a range of clients on all aspects of HR and has so far been involved with recruitment, onboarding, managing day to day employee relations cases, as well as complex grievances and disciplinaries. 

Jenna commented: 

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Edinburgh to Barbados and Orlando - Virgin Atlantic to set up home in the capital later this year

Wednesday, 11 August 2021

Virgin Atlantic, one of the world’s premier carriers, will set up home in Edinburgh later this year, offering direct flights to Barbados and Orlando.

The flight to Barbados will be Scotland’s only direct service to the Caribbean and will launch on 5 December 2021. Flights to Orlando, the theme park capital of the world, will launch on 30 March 2022.

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