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Dunfermline leading the way in community action for its town centre

Dunfermline is the latest Scottish town to see the local community launching action to re-generate their town centre.

Wednesday, 25 April 2018

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Business Club members to take 10 x 30 presentation challenge

People doing business in North-East Fife can learn things they need to know from members of St Andrews Business Club taking a presentation challenge at is next event on May 9.
 
In the latest evening event of the club’s season, to be held at the Old Course Hotel from 5.30pm, members of the Club will be drawn at random to give presentations on important things for attendees to know in running their business. 
 
Anyone wanting to learn as well as network, is asked to book via Eventbrite.

Friday, 20 April 2018

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Free workshops for Tayside food and drink businesses

Food and drink business across Tayside are being invited to a two-part series of free workshops in Perth, aimed at supporting businesses who are looking to develop their commercial capabilities
Delivered by experts from Connect Local, the Scottish Government’s local food and drink marketing advisory service, the first workshop, entitled Upscaling & Upskilling, takes place on 18 April and will provide support and advice for businesses who are looking to build their business for profitable growth.
The second workshop, Selling for Success, will take place on 2 May and

Monday, 09 April 2018

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Making Tax Digital VAT

As part of the governments transformation of the tax system, the "Making Tax Digital" programme aims to make tax administration for taxpayers simpler by switching to digital record keeping and quarterly updating by businesses.

The VAT element of these reforms has now become law and these new regulations will come into effect as of the 1st April 2019.

The change will require VAT registered businesses with a turnover above the VAT threshold (currently £85,000), to register their VAT obligations and render their returns using a compaible returns software system.

Thursday, 05 April 2018

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Support for Employees With an Alcohol Addiction

Support  is available for anyone experiencing issues with employees with an alcohol addition.
 
It is estimated that 71,000 people in Fife currently drink above the recommended alcohol intake but help is at hand through the Alcohol and Drug Partnership in Fife.

Thursday, 05 April 2018

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WES

Lead With WES

The first programme in women’s leadership development, run by Women’s Enterprise Scotland (WES) and working in partnership with Fife Council Economic Development, has concluded with positive outcomes for participants.

Wednesday, 04 April 2018

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Winning EPS team, with Steve Goodlad COO (holding prize) with Nick Palmer Managing Director (1st left) and the EPS production team based at Fife, Kirkcaldy

Saw Sharpening company, EPS, recognised as ‘Best Business’ in Fife

EPS Services & Tooling Ltd was awarded the accolade of being the Best Performing Business of 2018 employing less than 50 staff by the Fife Chamber of Commerce on March 23rd this year.

Wednesday, 04 April 2018

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Sales professional to share tips at St Andrews Business Club Breakfast

People doing business in North-East Fife can learn how to increase sales and profits from an international sales professional at St Andrews Business Club’s breakfast event on April 25.
 
In the Club’s first business breakfast of the year, to be held at the Old Course Hotel from 7.30am, Sales Coach Peter Waggott, who is an Executive Fellow at the University of Aberdeen and teaches sales to MBA students, will teach attendees how sales has changed in the digital age, how to develop their customer base and move away from ‘solution sales’.
 
Anyone wanti

Wednesday, 04 April 2018

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SMAS Conference 2018

The SMAS National Manufacturing Conference, taking place on 30 May 2018, features a stellar line-up of keynote speakers including the CEO of Siemens UK and author of the UK Government’s industrial strategy 'Made Smarter Review'.  400 manufacturing leaders will gather for this event.

Wednesday, 04 April 2018

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EQ Celebrates £300M Corporate Finance Success

Scottish accountancy firm EQ Chartered Accountants has completed Corporate Finance assignments worth £300M in just two years.
 
EQ, which has offices in Dundee, Forfar and Glenrothes and Cupar employs over 100 staff and 15 Partners.

Wednesday, 28 March 2018

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