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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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Gigabit Broadband Voucher Scheme

Full fibre networks are the future and getting ready for a gigabit speed is a key step for most businesses.
 
Demand for greater and greater digital connectivity is set to accelerate in future years and full fibre connections will be able to support that demand: Online business applications and internet connected devices; cloud data storage, cyber security systems and back-ups; streamed services such as video and music; voice and video conferencing; and flexible working for employees with access to company systems.
 
If you are a small or medium siz

Sunday, 17 February 2019

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Pitreavie Delivers £1.1 million Investment for Fife Packaging Centre of Excellence

Fife based Packaging Group, Pitreavie has revealed ambitious plans for 2019 to the value of £1.1M including the creation of a new 5000 sq. ft. office complex and an additional 40,000 sq. ft. of warehouse space, both at its Glenrothes head office.
 
The announcement follows a £650k investment into the business last year, as well as the acquisition of Worcester based Taylors Industrial Supplies in December 2018 and Aberdeen based Leipers Associated Packaging in January 2019.

Thursday, 07 February 2019

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VELUX appoints new managing director to lead roof window business from UK headquarters in Scotland

VELUX® Company Ltd has appointed a new managing director to lead its roof window business from its UK headquarters in Fife, Scotland. 
 
Mick Schou Rasmussen joins the company, which recently unveiled plans for a £7 million expansion at its UK and Ireland head office building at Woodside Way in Glenrothes.
 
The 41-year-old brings more than 15 years’ experience of the roof window industry having worked for VELUX as Managing Director in Denmark, Russia and several Eastern European countries. 
 
Prior to moving to the UK, Mick spen

Thursday, 07 February 2019

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