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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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FIFE INVENTION SET TO REVOLUTIONISE COMMERCIAL FOOD WASTE DISPOSAL

A new invention, thought up by a Fife businessman, is set to revolutionise the way chip shops, restaurants and food processors stop their waste going down the drain – and at the same time help them avoid hefty fines.

Malcolm Wood, of Ballingry-based fruit and vegetable wholesaler Ivan Wood & Sons, believes his Eco Peel Tech filtration system will help any business that puts fruit or vegetable peel down the drain meet strict new Government legislation coming into effect in Scotland next year.

Tuesday, 19 May 2015

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3D PRINTING EVENT SHAPING UP

The above 3D Printing and Prototyping event, held on Thursday 14 May, proved to be a highly successful and informative session.

Business Gateway Fife, in partnership with Acron 3D Printing, delivered the first of two events, held at Rosyth Business Centre, last week.   Local businesses were able to get a real insight into the benefits of this process and view a live demonstration. 

Monday, 18 May 2015

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CUPAR REPAIR GRANT SCHEME LAUNCHED

A building repair grant scheme is now launched in Cupar, operated by Fife Council and Fife Historic Buildings Trust and core funded jointly by Historic Scotland, the Heritage Lottery Fund and Fife Council as part of the Cupar Conservation Area Regeneration Scheme (CARS) and Townscape Heritage Initiative (THI) programme 

Thursday, 14 May 2015

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FIFE CHAMBER ANNUAL DINNER ANNOUNCED

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

Tuesday, 12 May 2015

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HEALTH AND WELLBEING ROADSHOW FOR EMPLOYERS

The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) in Scotland has been working closely with the Scottish government and the Scottish Centre for Healthy Working Lives (SCHWL) on a series of informative road shows, the aim of which is to promote ”Health and Wellbeing” in the workplace and support employers with Occupational Health issues. The event for the East of Scotland Region will take place on the 28th May 2015 at the Roxburghe Hotel Edinburgh commencing at 6pm.

The Event will consist of the following Presentations:

Tuesday, 05 May 2015

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FIFE WOMEN IN BUSINESS ANNOUNCE AGM GUESTS

Fife Women in Business have announced their guests at their AGM planned for 19 May AT 6:30pm at Dunnikier House Hotel Kirkcaldy.

Monday, 04 May 2015

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