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.

Local Charity Fife Gingerbread Facing Funding ‘Perfect Storm’

Wednesday, 23 January 2019

At a time when the need for family support in Fife is at an all-time high, a ‘perfect storm’ is developing at local independent charity Fife Gingerbread, a storm that could result in the loss of jobs and also vital support services to hundreds families across the Kingdom.

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The Vine Conference Centre is going GREEN

Tuesday, 22 January 2019

After the Vine Conference Centre attended a 'Green Champions' training day with resource Efficient Scotland - Tim Thomson - Venue Manager along with his Assistant manager - Andrew Hubbocks are now on a mission.

Tim has been in contact with Plastic free Dunfermline's James Daw to look at ways to reduce plastic within the venue and are working towards a 'Plastic free' accreditation. 

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Busiest ever year for a Scottish airport more than 14 million passengers in 2018.

Wednesday, 16 January 2019

Edinburgh Airport has recorded the busiest ever year for a Scottish airport with more than 14 million people passing through in 2018.

A total of 14,310,403 people passed through Scotland’s busiest airport last year, up 6.5% on the previous year. International growth was up 9.5% and domestic growth up almost 2%.

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BCC responds to result of meaningful vote

Wednesday, 16 January 2019

Responding to the Parliamentary defeat of the Meaningful Vote on the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement and Political Declaration, Dr Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce, said:

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Powercases sails RYA member deal across the line

Wednesday, 16 January 2019

Members of the Royal Yachting Association (RYA) can from today buy cutting-edge off-grid power products at privileged prices after a Chamber member sailed his way to its second deal with a well-established brand.

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New Business Development Manager and Visitor Experience Manager at Kingsbarns Distillery

Wednesday, 16 January 2019

Kingsbarns Distillery and Visitor Centre welcomes Suzie Crerar as Business Development Manager. Suzie has been the Office Manager for the distillery for just over a year, supporting all areas of the visitor centre operation.

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You've spoken and we've listening

Tuesday, 15 January 2019

The recent members survey has given us some really useful feedback to gauge where we are on our own journey to be the best chamber of commerce in Scotland. Here's a summary of what you told us:

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Accountant Praises Colleagues for Boosting Cancer Charity's Funds

Monday, 14 January 2019

A Dundee accountant, who received a life-changing cancer diagnosis while pregnant with her son, has thanked her ‘incredibly generous' colleagues for their year-long fundraising campaign.
 

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DPS Group reveals latest jobs boost after securing strong start to 2019

Friday, 11 January 2019

DPS Group has unveiled plans to increase its workforce by around 20% in the first quarter of this year.

DPS Group - providers of smart solutions to manufacturing industries, expect to recruit at least 17 new electrical specialists and project managers delivering a major boost to Glenrothes and the surrounding areas.

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Dynamic EMS Apprentice progresses to Degree Course

Friday, 11 January 2019

Lewis Aide joined Dynamic EMS as Modern Apprentice in September 2016.  At this time Lewis joined the Dynamic EMS team to undertake an Apprenticeship in Engineering, delivered in partnership with Fife Council and Skills Development Scotland.

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