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.

Members show support for each other at our #ChamberChat with HSE

Tuesday, 14 July 2020

On 9th July we hosted our 6th #ChamberChat and we were delighted to be joined by HSE Chair, Martin Temple and his team.  This event was very well attended and provided members and non-members a fantastic opportunity to hear directly from Martin, pose their own questions and get valuable advice not only from the HSE team but fellow chamber members.  

We wanted to take this opportunity to share the following questions, replies and links with you all:

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Discounted Office Supplies supports Fife’s return to work

Tuesday, 14 July 2020

Discounted Office Supplies are helping support Fife businesses returning to work by providing the necessary products to ensure employees and customers are kept safe from the spread of Covid-19.  Many of Fife’s businesses are gradually returning to work and Scottish government guidelines require them to have safety measures in place and PPE such as face coverings, hand sanitiser, disinfectant cleaners, sneeze screens and signage.  

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Hospitality Industry invited to register for Eat Out To Help Out

Tuesday, 14 July 2020

Restaurants and other establishments serving food for on-premises consumption can now sign up to a new government initiative aimed at protecting jobs in the hospitality industry and encouraging people to safely return to dining out.

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Haines Watts Scotland welcomes Craig Hunter as Audit Partner

Monday, 13 July 2020

Haines Watts Scotland are delighted to announce the appointment of Craig Hunter as Audit Partner of the firm as from 1 April 2020. The appointment plays a key role in the firm’s strategy to further enhance the audit services the firm currently offer.

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Fife Sports & Leisure Trust appoints new chief executive

Friday, 10 July 2020

Fife Sport & Leisure Trust are pleased to announce the appointment of their new chief executive as they get set to open our doors following the Covid-19 lockdown.

They have appointed Emma Walker to lead the organisation and continue our success of getting more local people more active more of the time.

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Paralegal Pair in joint firm switch after 15 years’ working together

Thursday, 9 July 2020

A pair of property experts who have worked together for 15 years have switched jobs at the same time – joining a new firm where their successful partnership will continue.

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Fife Women in Business – locked down but definitely not out!

Wednesday, 8 July 2020

It is a fact universally acknowledged that while the Coronavirus-induced lockdown has been good for some businesses, it has presented significant challenges for many others. The story has been no different for the female entrepreneurs who belong to Fife Women in Business, a thriving networking group which comprises around 60 businesswomen, all based in Fife and the surrounding area.

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Dynamic EMS – Building a Solid Reputation for Supporting Customers

Tuesday, 7 July 2020

As the COVID-19 crisis begins to ease, local electronics manufacturer Dynamic EMS share its positive forecast for growth. Its staff of 90 have been busy, as the company recently experienced a significant increase in business, and owner John Dignan anticipates continued expansion in strategic areas.

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SCC and BCC call for bold fiscal intervention to boost business and consumer confidence

Monday, 6 July 2020

The British Chambers of Commerce and the Scottish Chambers of Commerce have announced the findings of their most recent business surveys.  Not surprisingly, given the surveys were conducted while lockdown was at its most restrictive and widespread, the results make grim reading, with many of the indicators that are measured declining substantially.  Business confidence in most sectors is at a historic low.

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Baby loss charity launches epic, virtual race to Brisbane

Monday, 6 July 2020

This July, Held in Our Hearts is encouraging family, friends and colleagues to take up the baton and ‘PassTheK’ to reach our neighbours down under in Brisbane, Australia. The charity should have been travelling there for an international conference to share learning about their work.

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