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A Feast of Fife at Major Hospitality Event

Six businesses from across Fife will represent the region at one of the country’s biggest food, drink and hospitality trade events this month with support from Food from Fife and Fife Council’s Trade Development programme.

Wednesday, 13 March 2019

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Innovation Surgeries at The Enterprise Hub

Interface, which connects organisations to world-class academics to help stimulate research and development, drive business growth and help reach new markets, has launched fortnightly workshops at the Enterprise Hub Fife’s Glenrothes premises.

This free, impartial and confidential advice is easily accessible. It can help businesses to access expertise to start-up, grow or develop their businesses and have access to a wealth of research and support.

Tuesday, 12 March 2019

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Exhibition Support Pays Dividends for Fife Companies

A delegation of seven businesses have recently returned from Packaging Innovations 2018, having attended a learning journey through Fife Council Economic Development’s Trade Development Programme.

The main aim was to determine interest in the coordination of a Fife group stand at a later date. The event was positive. The Fife businesses (ESC Packaging, FoodMek, Janettas, Pitreavie Group, Plastech, SM Bayne and Smith Anderson) met, gained knowledge and networked with key contacts in the packaging industry.

Tuesday, 12 March 2019

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Alessandro Rottach

Proclad Group Appoints New Managing Director for UK Operations

Proclad has appointed Alessandro Rottach as Managing Director for its UK and European operations, as it looks to strengthen its position in the market and embark upon a new strategic growth plan. Alessandro brings extensive experience in the global engineering sector having been Managing Director of United Cast Bar Group, Europe’s leading foundries and suppliers of cast iron bars with eight owned distribution warehouses from Spain to Sweden and also part of Proclad Group.

Tuesday, 12 March 2019

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Keela Supply Clothing to Blockbuster Movie

Eagle-eyed viewers watching the recent blockbuster, Calibre, will have noticed that the main character, Jack Lowden, was decked out in Keela clothing. And, it wasn't just in front of the screen that Keela's country jackets, fleeces and waterproof trousers were worn - the production team also donned the award-winning outdoor wear.

This is just one of the Glenrothes-based business' successes. Its technical clothing makes regular appearances on BBC's Casualty, whilst it has also won a new contract with Scottish Natural Heritage.

Tuesday, 12 March 2019

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FIFE COUNCIL LAUNCHES NEW BUSINESS CHARTER

A new business charter that aims to promote local jobs, apprenticeships and payment of the living wage has been launched.
 
The charter, which also sets out how Fife Council will support the region’s businesses, outlines the part businesses can play in making sure the benefits of Fife’s economic growth are shared by all.
 
Companies in Fife are being encouraged to adopt the Fife Business Charter which aims to promote the creation of employment and training opportunities for local residents, including those with disabilities.

Tuesday, 05 March 2019

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Learn how to plan a successful business exit at St Andrews event

People doing business in North-East Fife can learn about developing a well-planned exit strategy for their business at St Andrews Business Club’s breakfast event on April 3.
 
In the fourth event of the club’s season, to be held at the Old Course Hotel from 7.30 am, strategy consultant Ewan Menzies will teach attendees many ways to create and find the right strategy for their business using the Concord action-based system for business planning.
 
The session will be made up of four interactive learning experiences to deliver a successful exit or tak

Monday, 04 March 2019

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SALLY FINDS HER BOAT HAS COME IN AT ICONIC LOCH LEVEN EATERY

The iconic Boathouse restaurant on the shores of Loch Leven is celebrating an ambitious new owner!
Sally Fotheringham, from Fife, has left her career in financial services to return to what she calls her “first love” – the hospitality industry.

Thursday, 28 February 2019

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EXPERIENCED MILNATHORT CREATIVE CONSULTANCY PROVIDING A “GATEWAY” TO EXPERT BRANDING AND DESIGN ADVICE

With over 100 years experience between them, the four Directors of Flintriver digital creative agency in Milnathort, have announced that they have been re-appointed as one to one specialist business advisors for Fife Council’s Business Gateway Expert Help framework.
 
The three year contract, running until 2021, is the second appointment Flintriver have been awarded via Fife Business Gateway and Fife Council.

Wednesday, 27 February 2019

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Economic Adviser Innovation (FIF13091)

Interview Date: Thursday 4 April 2019
 
Based within Fife Council’s Economic Development Team, the post holder will support the Service Manager and Lead Officer in building industry awareness regarding business innovation.

Wednesday, 20 February 2019

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