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News and Updates Tailor Made Information Sessions

Business Gateway Fife will host a visit from the Business Information Service on 30th January 2013.

The Business Information Officer (BIO) will run a 1-2-1 appointment service (30 minutes each) to discuss issues such as market intelligence, import/export, statistics, demographics, property and land searches, company lists and reports, credit reports, etc.

To book an appointment for this popular event please call Business Gateway on 01592 858333.

Saturday, 01 December 2012

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Modern Apprenticeship in Enterprise launched – A First for Scotland

SCOTLAND’S first Modern Apprenticeship in Enterprise has been launched this week in Fife.   The qualification is being piloted by Cupar business, the Careers Studio.

Thursday, 22 November 2012

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Event Fife Chamber & Fife Economy Partnership- The Inside Track with Sir Brian Soutar

We are delighted to announce that our guest speaker for our February Networking lunch will be Sir Brian Soutar Stagecoach Group Chief Executive and co-founder.

Sir Brian and his sister Ann started with two second hand buses on October 9, 1980 and thirty years later Stagecoach has 13,000 buses, coaches, trains and trams in the UK and North America and more than 30,000 employees worldwide.

In the UK alone, two million passengers use Stagecoach services each day while in North America, the group employs 4,400 people and operates a fleet of 2,800 buses and coaches.

Thursday, 22 November 2012

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Event Fife Chamber & Fife Economy Partnership-Top Flight Businesswoman Talks Business and Communication

The first meeting of 2013 will take place at The Bay Hotel, Burntisland on Wednesday 23rd January where we will welcome Nora Senior as our guest speaker.

Nora is Executive Chair UK Regions and Ireland of global public relations and public affairs consultancy, Weber Shandwick.  She has over 22 years experience of agency, specialising in corporate, public sector and government communications, advising both large organisations as well as start-up companies, across a wide range of sectors, including property/construction, finance, healthcare, technology and FMCG.

Thursday, 22 November 2012

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Fife Women Mean Business Launched

Fife Women Mean Business Launched

New initiative to support growth in female-led businesses                                               

Thursday, 01 November 2012

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Kirkcaldy takes a good look at finance during Fife Business Week

Kirkcaldy events during Fife Business Week take a good look at finance and how to keep control of your business.

With events on how to keep good staff well rewarded by Carters Accountants and how to keep control of your business by HW Berry on 9th November and how to raise finance from a bank by the Bank of Scotland on 13th and 15th November, there is plenty for local businesses to consider. 

Wednesday, 31 October 2012

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Methil hosts “Cash for Carbon” event during Fife Business Week

Businesses are invited to come along to a “Cash for Carbon” workshop in The Hydrogen Office in Methil to hear how a new programme has already identified cost savings of £1.2 million.

The scheme is aimed at SMEs and the free, half day event on Wednesday14th November is an informal introduction to how it all works.  Attendees will meet staff from Carbon Trust Scotland and Green Business Fife to hear more about how they can get advice and support.

The workshop runs from 9am to 12.30pm with a networking lunch.

Wednesday, 31 October 2012

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Collaboration with University could add competitive edge to business

Joint opportunities for academia and business showcased in Fife Business Week

“Businesses can benefit commercially through collaboration with academia,” according to Dr Ewan Chirnside, Director of the Knowledge Transfer Centre at the University of St Andrews. 

Wednesday, 31 October 2012

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Fife Economy Partnership Announces Third Fife Business Week Special focus on helping Fife businesses to succeed

Chris Parr, chair of the Fife Economy Partnership, has announced that the third Fife Business Week will have a special focus on helping Fife businesses to succeed.  Following the success of the business week initiative over the past two years the programme for the 2012 event is designed to highlight Partnership’s ambition to see the local economy continue to flourish.

Tuesday, 25 September 2012

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East of Scotland Investment Fund Clocks up £1 million of Support

 

Enterprise Minister encouraged by success of Fund to help SMEs access finance Jobs, sales, and exports secured as a result of the funding

Funding to help the refurbishment of a derelict Dunfermline building to provide up to 14 new full time jobs and a state of the art childcare facility marks the first £1million of support from the East of Scotland Investment Fund. 

Wednesday, 19 September 2012

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