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Business Gateway National Annual Review 2018-19

Strong support for Scotland’s businesses from Business Gateway - Annual Review

9,083 NEW STARTS RECORDED IN 2018-19
HALF OF NEW BUSINESSES WERE STARTED BY WOMEN IN 2018-19
44,808 CUSTOMERS RECEIVED SUPPORT IN 2018-19

 

Wednesday, 10 July 2019

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Forth & Tay Offshore

In March 2019, an Offshore Wind “sector deal” was announced between UK Government and Industry setting out the goal of generating 1/3 of Britain’s electricity from Offshore Wind by 2030.  The Deal also sets out a major commitment from Industry to grow the UK supply chain in particular in the Coastal Communities around the main proposed offshore wind developments.  

Tuesday, 02 July 2019

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Fife Businesses showcased at Scotland’s Premier Royal Highland Show

Thousands of visitors enjoyed the chance to sample and buy some of the best Food and Drink offerings from Fife businesses at the 2019 Royal Highland Show (RHS). Now in its 178th year, the RHS attracted around 200,000 visitors to Ingliston showground for a four-day showcase of the very best of farming, food and rural life. 

Tuesday, 25 June 2019

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Thousands of Scottish businesses continue to receive free DigitalBoost training thanks to funding extension

Business Gateway is set to continue delivering Scotland’s national digital business skills training programme, DigitalBoost. The programme will help thousands of Scotland’s SMEs for a fourth year thanks to a continuation of funding from the Scottish Government.

Tuesday, 25 June 2019

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FIFE BUSINESS WEEK 2019- 4-8 NOVEMBER 2019

/sites/bgfife/files/fbw_event_form_2019.pdfFollowing on the success of 2018 and now in our 10th year, we are delighted to invite partners and stakeholders to host or engage in an event during Fife Business Week 2019.

Thursday, 20 June 2019

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Celebrating The Tenth Fife Business Week

Developed by Fife Council Economic Development, Fife Business Week (FBW) returns in November, celebrating ten years of promoting business opportunities in the region.

Monday, 17 June 2019

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Fife Businesses To Benefit From Innovative Degree Programme

In a first for the region, Fife College University Hub in Dunfermline will host an innovative top-up degree programme in the autumn, run by Edinburgh Napier University with business support from the Fife Economy Partnership.

Monday, 17 June 2019

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Dunfermline Delivers leads Clean Up Squad in High Street

On Wednesday 12 June, a clean-up squad of volunteers arrived in Dunfermline High Street to spruce up the large landscaped area in front of the bus station, otherwise known as the gap site. Lisa Edwards, BID manager and the team at Dunfermline Delivers is leading the team of nearly 30 people who will be giving the area a make-over.
 
Avant Homes donated nearly 20 staff for the whole day.

Friday, 14 June 2019

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Tips To Encourage Mental Wellbeing In The Workplace

Currently one in six workers deal with a mental health problem such as anxiety, depression or stress, according to MIND, the mental health charity.

Wednesday, 12 June 2019

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Packaging Show Opens Doors for Fife Businesses

Fife Council Economic Development’s Trade Development Programme supports businesses to attend exhibitions and trade shows as an effective means of exploiting business opportunities to develop existing and new markets.
 
Packaging Innovations 2019 was a success for its organisers, and for the Fife businesses that attended, it also measured up.
 
The visit was supported by Fife Council Economic Development and brought together an eclectic mix of local businesses, to take part in the Learning Journey.

Wednesday, 12 June 2019

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