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VIRTUAL FOOD FAIR BRINGS OPTIMISM TO FIFE BUSINESSES

Several Fife-based businesses, which signed up to participate in Scotland’s Speciality Food Show, hosted virtually over the course of 2021, have reported favourable enquiries, with one business confirming a new supply contract, bringing a feeling of optimism to Fife’s food and drink sector. 

 

Of the five Fife businesses participating in the online show, Rumburra, Pittenween Preserves, BplasticFree and Feragaia, have all had positive experiences of exhibiting virtually, which has included video presentations, live Q&As and online appointments. 

 

Thursday, 18 March 2021

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Fife Businesses Secure IEE Funding Support

A number of Fife businesses have been successful in securing funding under the IEE Employer Fund.

The purpose of the fund is to support micro businesses secure funding to assist their business to trade safely under new government guidelines, maintain employment, prevent redundancy or allow staff to work from home efficiently.

The fund can be used to purchase equipment, software or support deemed necessary to trade legally and that will support the retention of employees and contracts of employment.

The following Fife businesses have secured the funding.

Thursday, 18 March 2021

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Free Workforce Mental Health Webinar for Fife Businesses

Headtorch are hosting their 1hour, virtual webinar ‘Get the Big Picture’ exclusively for Fife Workplace Team contacts on the 24th March 09:30 – 10:30 and the following topics will be explored: 

Thursday, 18 March 2021

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Scottish Apprenticeship Awards 2020

Thursday, March 4, 2021, 7.00pm - 8.00pm

 

Friday, 26 February 2021

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Call For Businesses To Represent Fife At Southern Manufacturing 2022

Southern Manufacturing & Electronics, the UK’s most comprehensive annual industrial exhibition, is scheduled to take place in February next year.
 
Three Fife-based businesses are signed up for the exhibition, and Fife Council Economic Development is seeking more businesses to join the Fife companies to showcase the region’s offering. 
 
Fife has a long history of being at the leading edge of manufacturing and engineering, and with the sector evolving all the time, combined with the challenges brought about by COVID-19, Southern Manufacturing &a

Thursday, 18 February 2021

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Free membership to Food from Fife

In a bid to support food, drink and hospitality businesses during the Coronavirus pandemic, regional food group Food from Fife is offering free membership to any food or drink related business based in Fife until May 2021.
 
Food from Fife is a not for profit company that was established in 2010 to help the diverse local food and tourism businesses work together to grow the overall industry in Fife.

Thursday, 04 February 2021

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Mark Jones KDM Shopfitting

New Chair of the Board for Business Gateway Fife

The Board of Business Gateway Fife has welcomed the appointment of Mark Jones as its new Chair following the stepping down of Mark Cameron.
 
Mark has already spent several years as vice-chair of the Board and brings a wealth of experience to the role. He has spent the last 12 years in the Construction sector following several years in Senior Management within the Retail Sector.

Wednesday, 03 February 2021

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Experts Reveal Business Predictions for 2021

After an eventful start to 2021, which has already seen the completion of Brexit, new lockdown measures and the acceleration of the COVID-19 vaccination programme, experts from Johnston Carmichael, have revealed their top business predictions for the remainder of the year.
 
They speculate that climate change will come to the fore as Glasgow prepares to host COP26.

Thursday, 14 January 2021

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Buzz Home Office Solutions

James Donaldson Group Launches Buzz Home Office Solutions

The James Donaldson Group driving innovation with launch of new home office furniture business to meet growing demand
 
The James Donaldson Group, a leading Scottish timber and manufacturing specialist, has announced the launch of its latest business, Buzz Home Office, offering expertly crafted, made-to-measure home office and study solutions. 
 
Fast tracked to market from its base near Edinburgh, Buzz Home Office is a new business, developed to embrace current homeworking lifestyles that have come as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic

Wednesday, 13 January 2021

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Fife Medical Herbalist Supports Mental Health and Food Banks with £5 Consults

A Fife medical herbalist is reaching out to people in need during lockdown by offering online mini-consultations for a minimum donation of £5 to local foodbanks. 
 
Keren Brynes MacLean says she isn’t able to offer in person consultations under lockdown, but she’s seen a marked rise in the need for help with mental health issues.
 
“Offering a 15-minute Zoom session for a minimum of donation of £5 for others in need who have to use food banks seemed like a great way to help as many people as possible during these testing times when so many are strap

Wednesday, 13 January 2021

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