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World Book Day on Your Doorstep

Fife based bookseller hosts World Book Day event for local primary schools and families.

Better World Books, a leading socially responsible online bookseller, will host an event on Thursday 5 March to celebrate World Book Day. Local primary schools have been invited to attend the event which will be a celebration of books and reading. The event will run from 9am to 6pm at the Better World Books premises in the Castle Industrial Estate, Dunfermline.

Wednesday, 18 February 2015

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Just Start It Events

Aspiring business people got the message at our 'Just Start It' Events

Nearly 100 would-be business owners turned out to get an inspiring message from local successful business owners this week, thanks to our “Just Start It” events.  The evenings were held in Glenrothes, Dunfermline and St Andrews so that people thinking about starting a business could be inspired and encouraged by successful businesses who have been on that journey.

Friday, 06 February 2015

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Tycoon Teens

Tycoon Teens, Inspiring Fife

Entrepreneurs of the future were showcasing their ideas at an event in front of business leaders from across Fife this week.

Tycoon Teens, Inspiring Fife is a new pilot open to all S5 / 6 pupils across Fife who have an innovative idea and need some support to develop both that idea and their own personal skills.

Four finalists from Glenrothes, Glenwood and St Columbas High Schools pitched their idea in a Dragon’s Den style event, with the winning team coming from Glenrothes High School.

Thursday, 05 February 2015

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Business Gateway Fife Enews

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 Our latest eNesletter is now available available to read. Check out our ezine sign up page for more details!

Wednesday, 04 February 2015

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SCOTEDGE – The Scottish Edge Fund

The next Scottish EDGE round will open on 2 February 2015 and will run until 11 March 2015.  For further information and to download an application form go to


The Scottish Edge consists of three competition categories:- Scottish EDGE; Young EDGE and Innovative EDGE.

Monday, 02 February 2015

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Toyota car production

Scottish Manufacturing Advisory Service (SMAS) – Toyota Visit

SMAS have an amazing opportunity to visit the Toyota car production plant in Derby on 16 February 2015.

The site run a series of ‘Lean Approach’ 1 day workshops focused on  Toyota Production System, their Quality Management and the link to Human Resources. They also include some tailored workshops (click here for more details).    

Thursday, 29 January 2015

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All Energy 2015

All Energy 2015

2015 will see the UK’s largest renewable energy event move to a new home in Glasgow.

Like Aberdeen, Glasgow understands the strategic importance of renewable energy and is rapidly emerging as a leading international hub for energy expertise, particularly due to its well-developed R&D and technical engineering capabilities.

All-Energy 2015 will be held at the SECC in Glasgow on Wednesday 6 – Thursday 7 May 2015.

Thursday, 29 January 2015

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Business Mentoring Project in Ghana

Through the Rotary District 1010, a Vocational Training Team Project is currently underway and require business mentors to give service in a developing country.  

Thursday, 29 January 2015

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Just Start It

Just Start It Events with Business Gateway Fife Get informed, inspired and involved!

If you are looking to become self-employed then our Just Start It events are a great way to find out what’s involved.  Come along and hear local business owners talk about their experiences of starting up their business and find out what tips they can offer!

Running in Dunfermline, Glenrothes and St Andrews in February, these free events are a great opportunity to get started.  

Monday, 19 January 2015

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Fife Joinery Manufacturing, Business Open Day—Thursday 22nd January, 2015

“A Unique Opportunity to Tour the Facilities and Meet the Employees”
As the result of a strategic review of its manufacturing and logistics functions across Europe, the VELUX Group, manufacturer of energy-efficient roof windows and skylights to the world market, announced the closure of its Glenrothes operations (Fife Joinery Manufacturing) over the next 12 months.  Unfortunately, this will result in the loss of approximately 180 manufacturing and distribution jobs.

Tuesday, 02 December 2014

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