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FIFE BUSINESS WEEK 2019- 4-8 NOVEMBER 2019

/sites/bgfife/files/fbw_event_form_2019.pdfFollowing on the success of 2018 and now in our 10th year, we are delighted to invite partners and stakeholders to host or engage in an event during Fife Business Week 2019.

Thursday, 20 June 2019

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Celebrating The Tenth Fife Business Week

Developed by Fife Council Economic Development, Fife Business Week (FBW) returns in November, celebrating ten years of promoting business opportunities in the region.

Monday, 17 June 2019

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Fife Businesses To Benefit From Innovative Degree Programme

In a first for the region, Fife College University Hub in Dunfermline will host an innovative top-up degree programme in the autumn, run by Edinburgh Napier University with business support from the Fife Economy Partnership.

Monday, 17 June 2019

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Dunfermline Delivers leads Clean Up Squad in High Street

On Wednesday 12 June, a clean-up squad of volunteers arrived in Dunfermline High Street to spruce up the large landscaped area in front of the bus station, otherwise known as the gap site. Lisa Edwards, BID manager and the team at Dunfermline Delivers is leading the team of nearly 30 people who will be giving the area a make-over.
 
Avant Homes donated nearly 20 staff for the whole day.

Friday, 14 June 2019

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Tips To Encourage Mental Wellbeing In The Workplace

Currently one in six workers deal with a mental health problem such as anxiety, depression or stress, according to MIND, the mental health charity.

Wednesday, 12 June 2019

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Packaging Show Opens Doors for Fife Businesses

Fife Council Economic Development’s Trade Development Programme supports businesses to attend exhibitions and trade shows as an effective means of exploiting business opportunities to develop existing and new markets.
 
Packaging Innovations 2019 was a success for its organisers, and for the Fife businesses that attended, it also measured up.
 
The visit was supported by Fife Council Economic Development and brought together an eclectic mix of local businesses, to take part in the Learning Journey.

Wednesday, 12 June 2019

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Small Businesses Have Big Hearts

The Federation of Small Businesses’ (FSB) latest report has revealed the scale of which small businesses contribute to the local jobs market and community.

Wednesday, 12 June 2019

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Entrepreneurial Spirit Strong for Fife's Future

Entrepreneurial spirit is growing in strength across Fife due to the evolving partnership between Fife College and Fife Council Economic Development.
 
A collaboration between Fife College and Fife Council Economic Development is creating a challenging pathway of initiatives that are developing students’ enterprising skills and supporting entrepreneurial growth across Fife.
 
Fife Council Economic Development’s Culture of EnterpriseTM Framework already supports enterprise skill development in primary and secondary schools and the college partnership

Wednesday, 12 June 2019

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Two Fife Sites Shortlisted for Heathrow Logistics Hubs

Heathrow has unveiled a shortlist of 18 sites, including two Fife-based sites, which are in the running to help deliver the airport’s expansion plans.
 
Two sites in Rosyth have made the shortlist for the Heathrow expansion logistics hubs.

Wednesday, 12 June 2019

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Manufacturing & Engineering Annual Investment Allowance

Fife’s manufacturing and engineering businesses are being inspired to take advantage of an increase of the Annual Investment Allowance (AIA).
 
The encouragement from Fife Council Economic Development comes following a survey, which highlighted that manufacturing and engineering businesses aren’t planning to take advantage of the increase, which enables faster tax relief for plant machinery investments between £200,000 and £1 million.
 
The survey, undertaken by the Manufacturing Technologies Association and Close Brothers Asset Finance, found that

Wednesday, 12 June 2019

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