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Fife Tourism Now Worth £588 Million To The Economy

Fife is celebrating another successful year in which it attracted local, national and international visitors to the region. Tourism in the region is now worth £588 million to the economy, a four per cent increase in value year-on-year.

More than 8.3 million trips were made to the Kingdom in 2017, which have generated tourism- related employment for over 12,000 people.

And, this year, Fife Tourism Partnership in collaboration with its six Local Tourist Associations has driven further economic growth and enhanced visitor experience across the region.

Tuesday, 26 March 2019

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New Premises Signal Growth for Avtek Solutions

Avtek Solutions has announced the purchase of modern new premises, which will triple the size of its existing facilities and provide the foundation for further growth.

The new 13,000 square foot facility in Dunfermline will enable the company to build on its successes and target more major projects.

Tuesday, 26 March 2019

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A Showcase of Fife Food & Drink in London

As part of a Food from Fife delegation, five Fife businesses have recently returned from representing the region at one of the UK’s biggest food and drink trade shows with support from Fife Council Economic Development’s Trade Development Programme.

Immediately after the event, Tayport Distillery, which produces Never.25, said that “it was a very enjoyable and worthwhile show”, and in total, over 284 enquiries were generated by the five businesses during the three-day event.

Tuesday, 26 March 2019

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CMS Invests in Fife

CMS Window Systems, one of the largest UK companies designing, manufacturing and installing PVCu and aluminium windows, doors and curtain walling, has invested in Fife.

It recently opened its new 8,500 sq. ft. factory in Hayfield, Kirkcaldy with an investment of over half a million pounds. CMS has taken on eight new members of staff and two apprentices to manufacture PVCu, composite and fire doors at the facility.

Tuesday, 26 March 2019

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Take Over Brings Exciting Opportunities

AGS Electronics is evolving following a takeover by Testworks Group. The Dunfermline electronics business is expanding with plans to take on more staff and to grow into neighbouring premises.

Alistar Williamson, Business Manager for AGS Electronics, said: “Being part of a bigger group is bringing new opportunities. We’ve plans to expand our facilities and take on four new employees. This will enable us to meet demand and service new contracts.”

Tuesday, 26 March 2019

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Gillespie

New FRIC Tenant

Accountancy firm, Gillespie Inverarity & Co, is the latest tenant to move into the Fife Renewables Innovation Centre (FRIC). The new premises combined with its innovative, forward thinking approach to accountancy, has propelled the practice to a new level.

Tuesday, 26 March 2019

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FiFab

Fife Fabrication Invests

Fife Fabrication (FiFab) has made its biggest ever investment in over 46 years in business, taking the total investment in the site to over £2.6million in the last five years.

Its most recent purchases are a Tru Laser 5030 Fibre and a punch machine (Tru Punch 5000), which master every task with reliability and high productivity, bringing efficiency and high-quality results.

Tuesday, 26 March 2019

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Fife Chamber Fife Business Awards Winners 2019

Fife Business Award Winners 2019

A huge congratulations to all the winners of the Fife Business Awards 2019!
 
A fabulous night was had by all who attended last Friday night's event which attracted an extremely high quality of entries.
 
The 2019 award winners are as follows:

Tuesday, 26 March 2019

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Fife Accountant Awarded Highest Level of Tax Qualification in UK

A Fife tax advisor has been awarded the highest level of tax qualification in the UK.
Liz Goldie, Tax Manager in the Cupar office of EQ Chartered Accountants, has passed the prestigious Chartered Institute of Taxation (CIOT) exams, qualifying as a Chartered Tax Advisor (CTA).

Tuesday, 26 March 2019

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Fife vintage firm helping real-life Dumbos get new home to celebrate 10th movie role

Fife vintage specialist Scaramanga is helping real-life Dumbos get a new home to celebrate Disney movie Dumbo, released today, becoming the 10th film it’s seen its products used in.
 
Two years ago the Cupar firm received two orders from props buyers for the live-action remake of the Disney classic about a flying baby circus elephant – one for six late-Victorian travel trunks, the second for 15 large brass and iron antique padlocks and a set of school ropes. 
 
Now they’re set to appear in the new Tim Burton live action remake of the family favourit

Monday, 25 March 2019

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