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Manufacturing Best Practice: Use of Recycled Content in Production Process and Finished Products

The Scottish Manufacturing Advisory Service and Zero Waste Scotland are holding a best practice visit at Progress Rail in South Queensferry (EH30 9SH) on Thursday 1st May at 9.00am.  Click HERE  to download the leaflet and find out more

Wednesday, 16 April 2014

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Business Breakfast Event – Support for Manufacturing Businesses

Support for Manufacturing – Clydesdale Bank
Economic Recovery & Accessing Finance to Exploit Opportunities                                   
Carnegie Conference Centre – 27th May 2014

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Friday, 04 April 2014

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Meet the Buyer Fife Council and BAM Construction Ltd

Drop-in sessions to hear about supply chain opportunities relating to Levenmouth/Viewforth Schools Estate Project

This event will showcase a number of supply chain opportunities related to the new schools construction build in Levenmouth and Viewforth areas of Fife.  It will be hosted by Fife Council Economic Development in partnership with BAM Construction Ltd.

Businesses can meet members of the BAM Construction delivery team and identify opportunities to become involved in one or more of the projects by being added to the sub-contract or supplier tender lists.

Tuesday, 01 April 2014

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The Carnegie UK TestTown is back!

The Carnegie UK Trust launched the TestTown 2014 programme in Manchester on 6 March. TestTown offers innovative young people the chance to test out great business ideas for real in a town centre environment. TestTown aims to give young people invaluable insight into running a business and the chance to win £10,000 start-up funding.

Sunday, 23 March 2014

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Westport Business Centre officially open!

A CUPAR business centre is open for business and is already attracting success.   Westport Business Centre in Cupar was officially opened this week by Fife Council Depute Leader and Planning and Business spokesperson Councillor Lesley Laird.

The Centre has been created through the transformation of a listed building in Cupar and is made up of five offices for businesses as well as affordable housing and additional facilities for the community.

Thursday, 13 March 2014

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New - Profit on a Plate Event – 1 April 2014

Local food producers, chefs and tourism businesses are being offered a unique chance to take part in a specially designed training day with the choice of two practical, two hour sessions and one-to-one menu advice sessions.

Do you want to know how to sell more of your products at markets and events?


Do you want to know how to increase your business by improving your menu content and layout?


Would you like to learn more about local produce available in Fife?

Wednesday, 12 March 2014

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How The Demise of Windows XP Could Impact the Security of Your Business

A local Fife IT company is warning that from 8th April 2014 Microsoft will no longer be offering support to Windows XP users, opening them up to an increased risk of viruses and other hacker attacks.

To read the full article and to find out what your company needs to do click HERE

Thursday, 06 March 2014

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Kingdom Shopping Centre Competition for Local Entrepreneurs

AN EXCITING opportunity for local entrepreneurs to trade in the Kingdom Shopping Centre, Glenrothes for free is launched this week (24 February 2014).

Tuesday, 25 February 2014

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Think Business, Think Equality

Think Business, Think Equality is a free, easy to-use online tool which has been designed specifically for SMEs. It will enable you to self-assess your employment policies and
practices to help you identify ways in which your business can benefit from good diversity
and equality practice.  Click HERE  to find out more.

Friday, 21 February 2014

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FSB in Fife welcomes changes to Scottish court rules they called for

Commenting on today’s news that the Scottish Government is to modernise the country’s courts to ensure that small businesses can more easily pursue debts in local Sheriff courts rather than having to go to the expense of using the High Court, Joe Sture Chair of FSB in Fife said:


“I’m delighted with the news that under this courts reform bill businesses may now be represented by a director or partner when pursuing a debt.”


Friday, 07 February 2014

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