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Southern Manufacturing Exhibition - Spaces Available

Southern Manufacturing is the largest annual trade exhibition in the UK dedicated to engineering, manufacturing technology, electronics and subcontracting.  Exhibitors cover a wide range of industries and disciplines including auto sport/automotive specialists, electronic components & contract electronics manufacturers, aerospace and defence contractors, packaging & labelling solutions, marine engineering & offshore suppliers or specialist suppliers to the Pharma/Bio sector. 

Monday, 15 June 2015

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Have You Seen 3D Printing in Action Yet?

We are running our final "Introduction to 3D Printing" event, in partnership with Acorn 3D Printing, on 29 June.  During this 2 hour session, you can find out more about this rapid prototyping to stay ahead of the game.

Attendees will also be given the opportunity to attend further, in-depth sessions by putting their knowledge to good use and work on specific related projets that can help benefit their business.

Thursday, 11 June 2015

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HMRC Offer Free Online Webinars for Businesses

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has produced a set of online seminars – ‘webinars’ – both live and pre-recorded, to help customers to understand a variety of tax systems and learn what obligations they need to meet.

Webinars are free online presentations that enable you to attend a seminar anytime, anyplace. HMRC offers a wide variety of live and pre-recorded webinars on subjects such as business expenses for the self-employed, operating PAYE in real time, statutory sick pay, VAT awareness and many more. Customer feedback tells us that these are a great way to get started.

Thursday, 11 June 2015

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Fife Chamber of Commerce are delighted to announce their Annual Dinner, which takes place on Friday 11th September at the Fairmont, St Andrews.

The speakers for the evening are Alasdair Northrop, Editor of the Scottish Business Insider mgazine and Ellis Watson, Chief Executive of DC Thomson Publishing.  Alasdair has been Editor of Scottish Business Insider since 2000, prior to this he was Business Editor of the Manchester Evening News.  He has had the privilege of interviewing many of the biggest names in business as well as those who work quietly ‘below the radar'.

Wednesday, 10 June 2015

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Queensway Park Gets Green Light for Data Centre in Fife

Detailed consent has been granted for the country’s largest green data centre in Fife Scotland.

Plans are now in place for the first of two cloud hosting facilities at Queensway Park in Glenrothes. The first green data centre will cover an area of over 90,000 sq ft and is hoped to be complete towards the end of 2016. Once completed, Queensway Park will be the largest data centre campus in Scotland with a development value approaching £100 million.

Wednesday, 10 June 2015

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Work for Business Gateway Fife

Business Gateway Fife are now looking to recruit a Business Services Administrator and a Finance Administration Support.  If you would like to come and work for us, full details can be found on the Careers section of our website at the very bottom of our homepage.


Friday, 05 June 2015

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Superfast broadband for businesses

Superfast Business Broadband Vouchers Available

Upgrading to superfast broadband can bring real benefits to your business and make you more competitive.

And now, with the extension of a government scheme which offers connection vouchers of up to £3,000, faster broadband is an option for more businesses within Fife.

The scheme is open to SME's, registered charities, social enterprises and sole traders who have broadband connection in the area.

To check if your business is in an eligible area and for further details click here

Wednesday, 03 June 2015

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Government Grant Scheme For Food And Drink Businesses

As part of the newly created Scotland Rural Development Programme, a massive new Food Processing, Marketing and Co-operation (FPMC) grant scheme has receently been launched.

With a 50% increase in funding, the new scheme offers assistance to both new and existing businesses.

Now open for capital-related applications, the funding awarded can be used for activities such as developing or creating food processing facilities, including buildings and equipment.

Wednesday, 03 June 2015

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Resource Efficient Scotland Loan Scheme

The 2015/16 Resource Efficient Scotland Loan Scheme has opened for applications.  

Could your business take advantage of an unsecured, interest free loan from £1,000 to £100,000? 

Resource Efficient Scotland loans are funded by the Scottish Government to help businesses reduce costs through improved energy, material resource and/or water efficiency. 

Tuesday, 02 June 2015

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Training down to a tee: Opportunities for out-of-work Fifers at The Open

Employability boost for young people in Fife, the over 25s and those facing redundancy as training provider offers work placements at The Open

Young people in Fife, as well as those who are over 25 and out of work, are being given the chance to boost their skills and secure employment in the hospitality industry by taking up a new, 10-week training programme, which includes a work placement at The Open.

Thursday, 21 May 2015

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