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.

Onsite COVID-19 testing for Amazon employees

Monday, 2 November 2020

“Nothing is more important than the health and safety of our employees” which is why at the onset of the pandemic Amazon moved quickly to make more than 150 COVID-19 related process changes. Today, they are anything but complacent and continue to innovate, learn, and improve the measures they have in place to protect their teams.

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Fife-Based Business Coach helps businesses adapt and thrive

Friday, 30 October 2020

Fife-based ActionCOACH Sam Forsberg has been supporting businesses across Scotland to confidently adapt and find ways to thrive in the midst of uncertainty.

More than 50 business owners and managers have benefitted from taking a step back, clarifying their priorities, and putting together a plan to achieve the desired results by focusing on what they can control and adapting what and how they deliver to stay relevant in this changing world.

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Fife Gingerbread launch Heat and Eat 2020 campaign

Friday, 30 October 2020

Fife Gingerbread support lone parents and families in need throughout Fife. Our annual ‘Heat & Eat’ Campaign focuses on ensuring that families have a safe, warm and happy Christmas period. The people, communities and businesses of Fife have been incredible over the years in their support.

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Fifteen solicitors ranked in coveted Chambers Guide

Thursday, 29 October 2020

The Chambers Guide has been released for 2021 and 15 solicitors from Thorntons proudly feature – including two colleagues who have been recognised on the list for the first time.

Thorntons has lawyers ranked across nine different specialisms from employment, healthcare and real estate to agriculture, intellectual property and personal injury.

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Stagecoach East Scotland named ‘public transport operator’ of the year for the second year running

Thursday, 29 October 2020

Stagecoach East Scotland has been named Public Transport Operator of the Year at the 2020 virtual Scottish Transport Awards Summit.

Stagecoach East Scotland scooped the main Public Transport Operator of the Year award for the high quality of its operations across Fife, Dundee, Angus and Perthshire and its investment in a range of improvements for customers.

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No surprise as Fife is placed in Tier 2 Covid restrictions

Thursday, 29 October 2020

The Scottish Government has confirmed that Fife will be placed in Tier 2 Covid restrictions from Monday 2nd November.  

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Fife-Based Tech Start-Up Provides Tradespeople with Late Payments Solution

Wednesday, 28 October 2020

Fife-based FinTech company Pongo Payments Ltd. has launched an app designed to protect Tradespeople and construction companies from late payments.

An estimated 10,000 construction companies go out of business every year due to late payments, and this figure is expected to increase significantly in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis. The
PongoPay app will protect Tradespeople from late payments at a time when it is most needed. 

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Wellwood Communications becomes Fife Chamber’s newest Premier Partner

Wednesday, 28 October 2020

Wellwood Communications is signing up as a Fife Chamber Premier Partner in November.  The company is an independent provider of quality business telephone systems, IP call servers, hosted telephony and telecommunication services, including landlines and calls, and broadband packages.   Drew and Vikki Westwood started the business in 2009 and now the firm’s growing team of engineers provide services to customers across Scotland and the North of England.   

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Cyrenians launches new website

Wednesday, 28 October 2020

Scottish homelessness charity Cyrenians launched their new website, improving the online experience for both those seeking support and for their supporters.

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Well known Dundee hotspot goes into voluntary liquidation

Tuesday, 27 October 2020

Following recent press coverage, we can confirm that Christine Convy and Angela Paterson of Dunedin Advisory Ltd have been appointed as Joint Liquidators of ‘Clarks on Lindsay Street’ which has traded in Dundee since August 2011.

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