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.

Vine Conference Centre saves Dunfermline Drive Test Centre

Thursday, 16 May 2019

Chamber members Vine Conference Centre has ensured Dunfermline will still have a driving test centre.

The Driving and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) is expected to begin testing at the Vine in Garvock Hill later this month following fears about the test centre’s future.

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Leviton recognized for Transatlantic Growth

Thursday, 16 May 2019

The Leviton Network Solutions business unit was awarded the prestigious ‘Expansion in the UK Award’ at the BritishAmerican Business (BAB) Transatlantic Growth Awards, held in London. The award recognizes Leviton’s commitment to trade, investment, and jobs between the UK and USA. 

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Fife College Shortlisted for Six Herald Higher Education Awards

Wednesday, 15 May 2019

Fife College is delighted to have been shortlisted for six categories at this year’s Herald Higher Education Awards.

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Sephra cook up success with growth funding

Monday, 13 May 2019

Caple, the alternative SME credit specialist, has supported wholesale distributors of food equipment Sephra Europe Ltd (Sephra) with a £500,000 five-year unsecured loan.  Caple has now completed ten deals with UK SMEs worth more than £20m.

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Kingdom Housing Managers Gain Leadership and Management Awards

Friday, 10 May 2019

Over 20 members of staff at Kingdom Housing, at various management grades, have completed training to gain a Leadership and Management Award. The training involved in-house seminars, learning events and home study over a 6 month period.

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We put questions to Premier Partners Swinton Business on Cyber Insurance

Tuesday, 7 May 2019

So we were fortunate enough to catch up with Derek Bentley from Premier Partners Swinton Business and put some questions to him on cyber insurance.  Here's what he had to say:

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Thanks to your generosity!

Tuesday, 7 May 2019

You may not be aware but some of our Fife Showcase events give a chance for those who attend to take part in a prize draw raffle.  During the last two years, three of our Showcases - Fife Business Awards, Fife Chamber Annual Dinner and our

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Stagecoach East Scotland celebrates UK Coach Awards success

Monday, 6 May 2019

Stagecoach East Scotland came out on top at the 2019 UK Coach Awards as the company scooped three gold awards and one silver award. 

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EQ supports Fife engineering firm move to employee ownership

Thursday, 2 May 2019

A Fife engineering firm has safeguarded its future by moving into employee ownership.

EQ Chartered Accountants LLP has supported Ladybank-based G S Brown Limited into an Employee Ownership Trust structure.

In a move that secures the business in its Fife location, owners Des and Mike Brown transferred the majority of the company’s shareholding to the Trust for the benefit of the company’s 27 employees.  

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Walking with Maggie's Centre Fife to support people with cancer

Wednesday, 1 May 2019

THE 13th TWILIGHT WALK for Maggie’s Fife is a month away taking place on 25 May at 7pm at the Lomond Centre in Glenrothes.

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