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Fife Business Week 2020 - Call for Events

Creating Business Opportunities in the new Normal
 
Following the success of last year’s Fife Business Week, Fife Council Economic Development is pleased to announce our 11th Fife Business Week, which will run from 2nd to 6th November 2020.
 
Obviously, this year has been like no other for local business, our communities and the economy.  The onset of COVID-19, along with Brexit has brought many unforeseen issues for businesses to overcome and it has proved very challenging and even devastating in many circumstances.

Wednesday, 29 July 2020

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Fife International: Trading Places

The global economy is restarting and Fife Chamber is delighted to offer you the opportunity to attend a series of free* online events to support your international ambitions. 
 
Using the British Chambers of Commerce’s unrivalled Global Business Network of overseas chambers of commerce and business groups, Fife International: Trading Places will help you understand how you can sell your product or service in key international markets and how you can identify potential suppliers and trading partners in those countries.There are three events included initially, with more

Thursday, 11 June 2020

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Scottish Government Issues Guidance for Moving Out of Lockdown

The Scottish Government has unveiled new sector-specific guidance for companies to consider how people can safely return to work as it looks forward to its phased approach to moving out of lockdown.
 
The documents have been developed in conjunction with businesses, trade unions and regulators.

Wednesday, 27 May 2020

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Social Distancing Guides for Restaurants and Shops

UK Government Launches Guidance for Retailers and Restaurants

The UK Government has launched a couple of guidance documents which are designed to help employers, employees and the self-employed in the UK understand how to work safely during theCOVID-19 pandemic
 
As restaurants look at takeaway or delivery services and retailers consider how things could work whilst achieving the social distancing guidelines, these documents provide a practical framework of what you need to do to continue, or restart, operations during the COVID-19 pandemic.
 
We understand how important it is that you can work safely and supp

Wednesday, 20 May 2020

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Creative Film Fife

Fife Creative Filmmaking Website Launched By Midgiebite Media

A new website to promote creative filmmaking in Fife has been launched by MidgieBite Media.
 
The Creative Film Fife Network, a group to celebrate and promote local filmmaking, was launched in Kirkcaldy last year by video production business MidgieBite Media.

Monday, 27 April 2020

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Renovite Displays Its Advanced Capabilities During Lockdown

In the days of COVID-19 lockdown, what does a business do if it needs to deliver a new high-tech payment system to a client in Lesotho at the southern tip of Africa?

Wednesday, 22 April 2020

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Raytheon UK Joins Covid-19 Effort

A Glenrothes-based firm has joined the national effort to design and produce more ventilators for the NHS and social care sector.
 
Raytheon UK, which has a base at Queensway Industrial Estate in Glenrothes, is part of a project being led by Babcock International Group (Babcock), to design and produce 10,000 ventilators to ensure the NHS has the support and equipment it needs to tackle COVID-19.
 
As well as working on a brand new prototype, a team of Babcock engineers and specialists has set up a supply chain solution from scratch.

Wednesday, 22 April 2020

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Coorstek

Coorstek Produces Critical Components For Medical Supplies

During the COVID-19 pandemic, CoorsTek components are proving crucial to the effort in combatting the virus. Its facility in Glenrothes is rapidly producing and expediting one of the critical components used in the manufacture of disposable thermometers, at the urgent request of a customer, and working to produce an essential component in ventilators.
 
As a leading global manufacturer of technical ceramics, CoorsTek provides essential components to numerous industries, including healthcare, automotive, semiconductor and telecommunications.

Wednesday, 22 April 2020

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Bowhouse Launches Online Market

Faced with the cancellation of its regular food makers’ markets, Bowhouse, renowned as a place where food makers work to make their products from the wonderful raw ingredients of the East Neuk of Fife and its coast, has created an online market.
 
The launch of Bowhouse Link has been well received by East Neuk residents, with order capacity being reached during its trial stage.
 
The online shopping platform offers a selection of fresh, seasonal local produce from Bowhouse’s traders, including The Butchery at Bowhouse, East Neuk Market Garden, St

Wednesday, 22 April 2020

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Foodmek Goes The Extra Mile

A Tayport-based business has been adapting to the current climate by offering its services to local businesses.
 
North East Fife food processing manufacturer, Foodmek, has used its expertise to design and manufacture a range of social distancing screens to provide a physical barrier for situations where it may not be possible to enforce the two metre social distancing rules.
 
The screens, made of versatile stainless steel can be manufactured in a variety of shapes, sizes and can be interconnected at up to 90 degrees, ensuring they can meet require

Wednesday, 22 April 2020

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