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.

Long-served Foodmek staff welcome new apprenticeships

Friday, 22 November 2019

Two loyal staff at Tayport food processing equipment maker Foodmek have welcomed their apprentice successors at the firm as they each celebrate 40 years’ service.

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Kingdom Celebrate Success At Staff Conference

Friday, 22 November 2019

Over 160 staff from across The Kingdom Group gathered at The Carnegie Conference Centre in Dunfermline on Friday for the biennial Staff Conference, making it the biggest event of its kind in the Association’s 40 year history

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Scottish Chambers of Commerce supports £3 million deal to make whisky in China

Thursday, 21 November 2019

The Scottish Chambers of Commerce (SCC) has hailed a plan to build a whisky distillery in Inner Mongolia worth more than £3 million to suppliers in Scotland.

The deal follows a series of SCC-led events which welcomed business groups from Inner Mongolia to Scotland, under the SCC Network’s International Trade Partnership. 

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2020 AccelerateHER Awards target Fife’s aspiring female entrepreneurs

Thursday, 21 November 2019

Fife-based female business founders are once again being offered an opportunity to raise their company’s profile and win a place on an international trade mission with today’s launch of the 2020 AccelerateHER Awards

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Fife Gingerbread has a new look and a new home in Glenrothes!

Tuesday, 19 November 2019

Fife Gingerbread is looking to the future in their new premises in Glenrothes and have appointed a new leader at the helm. The Organisation which supports families throughout the region over the past three decades have brought all their staff under one roof at Craig Mitchell House and have appointed Jacqui Hardie as Strategic Manager.

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Stagecoach to offer unlimited travel in East Scotland for £5

Tuesday, 19 November 2019

Stagecoach has announced plans to offer their first Black Friday weekend deal where customers can travel anywhere in East Scotland for £5.  The offer will be valid from Friday 29 November until Sunday 1 December 2019.

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Dram Good Fun at Farming Fundraiser

Monday, 18 November 2019

Farm accounting specialists Thomson Cooper raised £1,000 for agricultural charity The Royal Scottish Agricultural Benevolent Institution (RSABI) at their recent Whisky Tasting Supper. The annual event, held at the Garvock House Hotel in Dunfermline, allows their farming clients to catch up after harvest time. Guests sampled specially selected malts chosen by whisky connoisseur David Walker who is the Managing Partner at the firm.  

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seescape opening its doors to Fife residents

Wednesday, 13 November 2019

seescape is hosting a festive-themed Open Day on 29 November, enabling visitors to get together for a cuppa, cake and chat, as well as learning more about how the charity can benefit those with a sight impairment.

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Scottish Chambers of Commerce looking for your input on the Transient Visitor’s Levy consultation

Tuesday, 12 November 2019

The Transient Visitor’s Levy consultation seeks to develop the Scottish Government’s understanding of the issues and concerns with regard to the introduction of a Transient Visitor Levy and help inform the development of legislation to enable local authorities to apply a visitor levy. In particular, the consultation seeks views to ensure that the legislation:

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Meet the Buyer Event with Babcock International Group is on 26th November

Tuesday, 12 November 2019

Heathrow is Europe’s largest airport and one of the world’s top international aviation hubs. As the UK’s global gateway, Heathrow welcomes more than 80 million passengers every year. The airport is home to more than 80 airlines and is Britain’s largest cargo port, helping to drive British trade growth by connecting the nation to more than 200 destinations around the world.

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