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The Contribution of the Third Sector to Fife’s Economy Revealed during Fife Business Week

FIFE Voluntary Action Fund (FVA) is partnering with Thomson Cooper Accountants to celebrate ten years of Fife Business Week at an event on Tuesday 5th November at FVA, Caledonia House, Pentland Park, Glenrothes.
 
The event this year will provide an insight to how the third sector contributes to the economy and employment in Fife.  Kenny Murphy, CEO of FVA, will discuss the role that his organisation plays in building relationships and creating opportunities that benefit Fife community groups and residents.  
 
Kenny commented: “This session will be

Friday, 01 November 2019

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Courses to develop Heritage Building Skills

The Scottish Lime Trust run a range of courses throughout the year. Focused on Heritage building skills such as traditional Lime mortars, drystone walling and decorative plasterwork. Based Charlestown Workshop at Limekilns, the courses are designed for professional contractors and tis with good tool skills.

Thursday, 31 October 2019

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Advanced Social Media for Food, Drink & Hospitality Businesses

AS part of Fife Business Week, Food from Fife is presenting an advanced social media training course at the Old Manor Hotel, Lundin Links on Thursday 7 November from 10.00 am to 4.00 pm and will be run by Social Media and Online Reputation Manager, Julia McGregor.
 
Julia will draw upon her background in food/drink and hospitality to create tailored advice for participants.

Tuesday, 29 October 2019

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Fife Business Week Industry 4.0 Workshop In Great Demand

THE Scottish Manufacturing Advisory Service (SMAS) is hosting an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) workshop at Fife Fabrications in Glenrothes on Thursday 7 November as part of Fife Business Week’s events programme.  This event is now fully booked but if there is significant demand, another event will be scheduled for a later date.
 
Manufacturing in Scotland is experiencing increasingly rapid technological advances that are transforming our ability to understand and manage operations, supply chains and customer experience.  However, our engagement with these technolo

Monday, 28 October 2019

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Outwith 2019 Festival a boon for Dunfermline’s economy

The Outwith Festival 2019 was a boon for Dunfermline’s economy, attracting more than 9,000 attendances and a spend of £334,000. This is one of the main findings of economic impact research completed today.

Tuesday, 22 October 2019

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Fife Business Week To Feature Four Major Fife Chamber Events

ONE of Fife Chamber’s major events being held during Fife Business Week will be sponsored by leading provider of critical and complex engineering services, Babcock Energy & Marine.  Fife Chamber:
What are the Benefits for my Business will explain the benefits of the Chamber to prospective businesses, both big and small, who are unaware of the benefits of Chamber membership and existing members who might not be maximising their membership.

Monday, 21 October 2019

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Fife business coach to advise on work-life balance at St Andrews event

People struggling to achieve their desired work-life balance can get expert tips on business success without sacrificing family goals at St Andrews Business Club’s November 13 event.
 
In the event, to be held at the Old Course Hotel from 5.30pm, Fife business coach Sam Forsberg will tell attendees about the big work-life balance myth, the key to success and the perspective shift you need to make to avoid succeeding in business but doing it at the cost of family, health and sanity.
 
Sam Forsberg is a business coach and business growth specialist at

Monday, 14 October 2019

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Innovation in Manufacturing to be Showcased during Fife Business Week

MANUFACTURERS in Fife will have a great opportunity to see innovative technologies in action at an event being held during Fife Business Week on Thursday, 7th November at Fife College’s Stenton Campus in Glenrothes.
 
This important session will showcase the existing advanced manufacturing, innovation and digital technologies and training capabilities currently in the College as well as new technologies coming soon so businesses can see how FIFE can support their operation and people.  It will also challenge people to consider where they want their business to be, the

Monday, 14 October 2019

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Maleficent is Cupar vintage specialist’s fairy godmother again

The movie props success story of Cupar vintage specialist Scaramanga continues today with the release of Disney fairytale sequel Maleficent: Mistress of Evil – the second in the franchise to feature their products.
 
The latest chapter of its business fairytale began in June last year when the firm received an order from props buyers for the dark fairytale sequel for 10 padlocks - eight antique and two reproduction.

Monday, 14 October 2019

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New eco-friendly pop-up shops to support Fife crafters in the run up to Christmas

Fife crafters are being given an exclusive opportunity to showcase their creative talents in the lead up to Christmas, thanks to a new initiative being rolled out by Health Food & More in Kirkcaldy.
 
They are being offered free space within the St Clair Street health store to host one-off pop-up shops to exhibit and sell their unique, handmade and eco-friendly products.
 
The first pop-up shop to be hosted by the independent retailer, which sells vegan foods, health supplements, and eco-friendly household products, will take place this weekend

Thursday, 10 October 2019

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