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.

Eden Mill acquires name-sake company south of the border

Wednesday, 6 February 2019

Scotland’s first single site brewery and distillery, Eden Mill, has announced further expansion after the acquisition of the aptly named, Eden River Brewery in Penrith, Cumbria for an undisclosed amount.  

The acquisition will enable Eden Mill to bottle and can some of its growing range of products in the North of England which will also allow a quicker and smoother distribution, as its retail channels continue to grow.  

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Edinburgh Airport sees Daily Doha Flights Double

Wednesday, 6 February 2019

Additional flights between Edinburgh and Doha will see double daily flights introduced at Scotland’s busiest airport by Qatar Airways.

The airline will introduce an additional afternoon flight in April to cater for high Easter demand, meaning a double daily service on Mondays throughout the month.

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Consultation on Proposed Transient Visitor Levy

Tuesday, 5 February 2019

 

Following the announcement by the Scottish Government that it will allow local authorities to introduce a Transient Visitor Levy, or as it is otherwise known the ‘Tourism Tax’, having originally said that it was not minded to do so, we are doing a quick ‘straw poll’ of Chamber members in the hospitality sector to gauge their reaction.

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Stagecoach celebrate one year of Forth Road Bridge public transport corridor

Monday, 4 February 2019

The Forth Road Bridge celebrated its first birthday on Friday 1 February - as a dedicated public transport corridor.

Following the opening of the Queensferry Crossing in September 2017, the Forth Road Bridge was closed for maintenance until early 2018, when it reopened as a public transport corridor on 1st February.

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Inspiring businesswomen to share their stories at St Andrews event

Monday, 4 February 2019

Two inspiring award-winning female entrepreneurs will share their stories and advice in the second annual St Andrews Business Club event to celebrate International Women’s Day.

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Vice President goes Behind The Scenes for Fife Business Awards

Tuesday, 29 January 2019

Over the last two weeks, Alan Mitchell, Chief Executive of Fife Chamber, some of the sponsoring judges from Henderson Loggie, Semefab, BAE Systems & Exxon Mobil and myself Brian Horisk got to visit almost every type of business in Fife.

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Flintriver and Big Crayon Digital merge

Monday, 28 January 2019

Fife digital creative agencies Flintriver and Big Crayon Digital have merged.

Big Crayon is a Kinross-based agency specialising in website and branding development while Milnathort's Flintriver, which has operated since 2001, has a diverse client base including Inverarity Morton drinks supplier and the Old Course Hotel.

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Barclays appoint New Small Business Development Manager

Friday, 25 January 2019

Christina Voong is the newly appointed Small Business Development Manager for Barclays and will be covering Fife, Dundee, Perth, Stirling and Glasgow areas and supporting businesses with their banking and lending needs. 

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Seasons Celebrate it's First Anniversary

Friday, 25 January 2019

Twelve months ago, Seasons was launched at Rufflets Hotel. To celebrate the first anniversary of our 2 AA Rosette restaurant, guests are invite to sample a new fixed-price lunch menu available from 17th January when the hotel re-opened after our annual closure.

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SCC meet with Chamber Chief Executives

Friday, 25 January 2019

The latest Scottish Chamber of Commerce CEO Forum gave chamber chief executives from across the network a chance to get together to share their latest news, and start planning their collaborations and joint projects for 2019.    

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