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 Lynn Wardlaw for inclusion on this page and our fortnightly Enewsletter.

eCom Scotland searches for an elusive milestone

Tuesday, 10 August 2021

Products from the digital learning and assessment specialist, eCom Scotland, are now being used in 190 countries around the world. So, the search is on to add, as eCom customers, those few countries where eCom’s eNetSuite of products are not in use.

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Fife College hosts filming of new musical

Thursday, 5 August 2021

Fife College has hosted the filming of a new musical film, with several students playing key roles in the production.

‘It Takes Two’ is an original musical feature-length film with all original songs where twin sisters Olivia and Rosie use their love of the stage to help save a local theatre from closure.

The main message of the film entertains the value of support in communities, and how even during the toughest of times, once we unite together, we can overcome all obstacles.

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Caley Ocean Systems and IMES International become part of Pryme Group

Thursday, 5 August 2021

Caley Ocean Systems and IMES International (previously part of Seanamic Group) have merged with Pryme Group today to create a business with broad capabilities supplying products, services and solutions to the energy, defence and other industrial markets.

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Funding for SMEs who can support young people with Career Ready internships

Wednesday, 4 August 2021

Funding for Fife businesses who can support young people through the Career Ready programme

Career Ready works with employers so young

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Hawkes Health makes its mark in Fife and becomes the latest Fife Chamber of Commerce Premier Partner

Wednesday, 4 August 2021

Hawkes Health has become Fife Chamber’s latest Premier Partner, joining a group of companies who lead in their sector and use their business expertise to promote Fife as Scotland’s premier business location and support Fife Chamber as it represents Fife on the national and international stage.

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Good news on Covid restrictions but tough economic battle ahead

Tuesday, 3 August 2021

Businesses welcome major easing of Covid restrictions as they prepare for tough recovery battle

The Scottish Government has confirmed that most legislative measures to curb Covid will be removed from 9th August.  As expected, face coverings will continue to be mandatory in public places.     This follows the previous decision that double vaccinated visitors from EU Amber list countries and the US will no longer have to quarantine to give a massive double boost for businesses desperate to rebuild after the devastation of lockdown and international travel bans.

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All traditional phone lines will be cut off by 2025!

Tuesday, 3 August 2021

What’s happening?

BT Openreach has announced it intends to switch off traditional landlines in 2025. This is commonly referred to as the PSTN and ISDN switch off.

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Specialist Online Learning Developed for NHS Phototherapy Professionals

Tuesday, 3 August 2021

When NHS National Services Scotland (NSS) and Photonet, the National Managed Clinical Network for Phototherapy in Scotland, wanted to re-design an interactive resource to develop the range of knowledge, skills and behaviours which promote safe and effective work with patients in Phototherapy settings, they turned to the digital learning and assessment specialist, eCom Scotland.

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Focus on Member Services - Dispute Resolution

Tuesday, 3 August 2021

London Chamber of Arbitration and Mediation (LCAM) provides innovative, speedy and cost-effective services to help businesses resolve commercial disputes without going to court. LCAM offers arbitration, expedited arbitration, and mediation services delivered by a diverse expert panel with many years’ experience in alternative dispute resolution. This service is available in all jurisdictions.

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Free Chromebooks on offer as Fife College partners with Shell on new digital skills course

Tuesday, 3 August 2021

Fife College is offering free Google Chromebooks to students who sign up to a new Essential Digital Skills course that aims to increase digital literacy in the region.

The initiative is being run in partnership with Shell UK, and thanks to their financial support the course is entirely free to take part in.

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