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Meadowsweet Organics joins Fife Farmers Markets

A brand new Fife business is bringing a range of locally grown organic herbs, cut flowers and fresh salads to Fife Farmers Market.

Meadowsweet Organics was started in February 2015 by Rosy McLean and David Demjanovic on Falkland Estate with the aim of producing top quality organic produce for both culinary and medicinal use, whilst at the same time developing a beautiful, fertile and diverse natural environment.  Rosy is training as an herbalist and will develop a range of herbal products in the future.
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Wednesday, 24 June 2015

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Preparing to Export Workshop – Introductory and Intermediate

Are you prepared to enter new international markets or develop and grow existing markets?

Scottish Development International’s upcoming Preparing to Export workshops can help you build your companies export capabilities in a range of areas to successfully enter new international markets and develop and grow existing markets. 

These workshops, delivered at introductory and intermediate level cover a range of areas from understanding how to price your product or service for international markets to developing your international value proposition. 

Monday, 22 June 2015

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Acorn Bootcamp

Acorn Business Bootcamp Announced!

Are you ready to be challenged?!
If so, Acorn Business Bootcamp is for you!  This unique event, running on 25 June from 10am to 4pm at Fife College, St Brycedale Campus is designed for both students and the wider business community.

For Fife College students, the theme of this event is to give you a flavour of what running a small business is really like and to encourage you to consider launching your own start-up business!

Wednesday, 17 June 2015

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New Funding Announced For 2016 Themed Year

£200,000 event fund launched to celebrate Scotland's 2016 Year of Innovation, Architecture and Design.

A brand new £200,000 events fund created to develop activity to celebrate Scotland's achievements in innovation, architecture and design has been launched by EventScotland, part of VisitScotland's Events Directorate. Applications opened on Wednesday 10 June, 2015 for the events and festivals sector across Scotland to apply for a 2016 Year of Innovation, Architecture and Design event grant up to £20,000.

Tuesday, 16 June 2015

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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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