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Optos' Mission To Save Eye Sight Is Recognised

Optos, a Dunfermline-based company that specialises in the design and manufacture of advanced retinal imaging technology, has been recognised for its innovation with a 2019 Queen’s Award for Enterprise.
It scooped the coveted accolade for the design of its California device, which was developed and manufactured in Fife.
This is the third time Optos, which has sold more than 15,000 of its ultra-wide field imaging devices to eyecare professionals worldwide, has been awarded a Queen’s Award, having previously won for Enterprise in International Tra

Wednesday, 12 June 2019

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CR Smith Celebrates 4th Anniversary of its Apprenticeship Scheme

CR Smith’s apprenticeship programme is celebrating four years in operation. Tailored specifically to meet the skills required 
by the home improvement business in collaboration with Fife College, the scheme is on its second intake of apprentices and represents an investment of more than £100,000 by the firm in its future workforce. 
Eleven apprentices are currently enrolled and attend classes in the evening, which are delivered by Fife College.

Wednesday, 12 June 2019

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Major Fife Showcase at Royal Highland Show

Thousands of visitors are enjoying the chance to sample and buy some the best Food and drink from Fife at this year's Royal Highland Show. Eight businesses are representing the region on a specially designed group stand, through assistance from Fife Council’s Economic Development team and Food From Fife.
Now in its 178th year, The Royal Highland Show attracts around 200,000 visitors to its Ingliston showground where a four-day showcase of the very best of farming food and rural life takes place.

Friday, 07 June 2019

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Fife Business Awards

Entries Now Open For Fife Business Awards 2020

The 2020 Fife Business Awards are now open for nominations, with aspiring businesses having until Sunday 29th September 2019 to submit their entries.

Tuesday, 04 June 2019

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Insolvency specialists Dunedin Advisory strengthen management team

Insolvency practitioners Dunedin Advisory have strengthened their management team with two new appointments.  Linda Grant joins the firm as Business Development Director and Angela Paterson joins as Associate Director.
  The appointments bring the management team to four including founder Christine Convy and Jill Glen, Associate Director.  Angela Paterson and Christine Convy are based in the Dundee and Glenrothes offices, Jill Glen in the Glasgow office and Linda Grant will travel between all three offices. 
 Linda Grant has over 20 years’ exper

Tuesday, 04 June 2019

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Thomson Cooper merges with specialist payroll bureau

Thomson Cooper Accountants are delighted to announce a recent merger with The Computer Bureau ( Fife ) Limited, a payroll bureau based in Glenrothes. The move is part of a planned expansion of their successful Business Support Services department which provides payroll, bookkeeping and VAT services to SMEs across Scotland.

Wednesday, 29 May 2019

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ONFife Dunfermline Carnegie Library & Galleries is recruiting volunteer welcome hosts

More Volunteers Needed to Give Visitors a Warm Welcome!
ONFife Cultural Trust is holding two information events as part of the volunteer recruitment campaign for Dunfermline Carnegie Library & Galleries.  As the volunteer programme at DCLG’s Welcome Hub celebrates its first anniversary, ONFife is delighted to announce that two of the Welcome Hosts have been shortlisted for the Fife Voluntary Action Awards this year.

Monday, 27 May 2019

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Amy King with Randy Fenoli

See How We Have Helped Amy King Bridal Wear

SET in the heart of Kirkcaldy, Amy King’s bridal and beauty business in Tolbooth Street, just off the High Street, is an exciting and refreshing new addition to the offerings of the town

Friday, 24 May 2019

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Growth Forecasted for McDonald Water Storage

It’s an exciting time of growth for newly rebranded business McDonald Water Storage.

Having enjoyed a long period of growth here in Scotland over the last 70 years, it is building its profile in other regions, particularly South of the Border.

New senior staff appointments in its English office have strengthened its sales team enormously, bringing about a new dimension to the business.

The fresh new outlook of these new recruits has been instrumental, and the water storage business is starting to see dividends.

Wednesday, 22 May 2019

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Why enter the 2020 Fife Business Awards?

The 2019 Fife Business Awards were the biggest yet, with a record number of entries and more companies applying than ever before.  Print and social media coverage reached record levels and the sold-out Award Ceremony at the Rothes Halls set an attendance record for the event.
The 2020 Awards are open for entries and nominations.  New innovations like a simple online application process have been introduced, while the features that made last year so successful are back again, with “In the Know” workshops to give you practical tips and guidance from past judges and win

Friday, 17 May 2019

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