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Trends Point to Wellness Tourism

Wellness tourism is emerging as more and more consumers value ‘healthy’ experiences. Tourism businesses in Fife are ideally placed to support this trend, by embracing the region’s natural assets such as its stunning landscapes, its food and drink offering and culture.

On average, Fife attracts over eight million visits annually, with its stunning landscape the most cited reason for visiting the region. It was also voted top Outdoor Destination for eight consecutive years.

Tuesday, 02 April 2019

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McCormack Innovation Gets Scouted By Leading Cosmetic Company

McCormack Innovation, which is leading the advancement in soluble healthcare products, is in talks with the largest cosmetic company in the world.

Tuesday, 02 April 2019

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Women’s Enterprise Scotland CEO to speak in St Andrews

Women’s Enterprise Scotland Chief Executive Carolyn Currie is the speaker at St Andrews Business Club’s AGM Evening on Wednesday May 15, to which non-members are invited after the AGM formalities.
 
To be held at the Old Course Hotel from 6.15pm, Carolyn Currie will tell attendees about her extensive career at a senior level in financial services and her current work with Women’s Enterprise Scotland.
 
Ms Currie has guided the development of global-leading standards for gender equality in business advisor training and digital platform content.

Tuesday, 02 April 2019

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Multiprint Plans for Future with Apprenticeship Programme

Apprenticeships are one of the most important factors for business growth. Against that backdrop, Multiprint is committed to recruiting apprentices and now, one of its original apprentices, Ross Anderson, who joined the printing works 25 years ago, has gone full circle, and is now training Multiprint’s newest Modern Apprentice.

Monday, 01 April 2019

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Pitreavie Delivers £1.1 Million Investment

Packaging group, Pitreavie, has revealed ambitious plans to the value of £1.1 million including the creation of a new 5,000 sq. ft. office complex and an additional 40,000 sq. ft. of warehouse space, at its Glenrothes head office.

The announcement follows a £650,000 investment into the business last year, as well as the acquisition of Worcester- based Taylors Industrial Supplies and Aberdeen-based Leipers Associated Packaging in recent months.

Monday, 01 April 2019

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Dunfermline Delivers Renewal Ballot

Dunfermline Delivers, the not-for-profit BID company, is pleased to announce that Fife Council’s City of Dunfermline Area Committee has agreed to support the renewal ballot at the Committee meeting on Tuesday 26 March 2019. This is one of the first stages in the BID consultation and renewal process leading up to the ballot in summer 2019. Levy payers will be invited to vote on the renewal of another five-year term of the BID company when ballot papers, including the business plan, are sent out in early May.

Wednesday, 27 March 2019

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Fife Tourism Now Worth £588 Million To The Economy

Fife is celebrating another successful year in which it attracted local, national and international visitors to the region. Tourism in the region is now worth £588 million to the economy, a four per cent increase in value year-on-year.

More than 8.3 million trips were made to the Kingdom in 2017, which have generated tourism- related employment for over 12,000 people.

And, this year, Fife Tourism Partnership in collaboration with its six Local Tourist Associations has driven further economic growth and enhanced visitor experience across the region.

Tuesday, 26 March 2019

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New Premises Signal Growth for Avtek Solutions

Avtek Solutions has announced the purchase of modern new premises, which will triple the size of its existing facilities and provide the foundation for further growth.

The new 13,000 square foot facility in Dunfermline will enable the company to build on its successes and target more major projects.

Tuesday, 26 March 2019

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A Showcase of Fife Food & Drink in London

As part of a Food from Fife delegation, five Fife businesses have recently returned from representing the region at one of the UK’s biggest food and drink trade shows with support from Fife Council Economic Development’s Trade Development Programme.

Immediately after the event, Tayport Distillery, which produces Never.25, said that “it was a very enjoyable and worthwhile show”, and in total, over 284 enquiries were generated by the five businesses during the three-day event.

Tuesday, 26 March 2019

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CMS Invests in Fife

CMS Window Systems, one of the largest UK companies designing, manufacturing and installing PVCu and aluminium windows, doors and curtain walling, has invested in Fife.

It recently opened its new 8,500 sq. ft. factory in Hayfield, Kirkcaldy with an investment of over half a million pounds. CMS has taken on eight new members of staff and two apprentices to manufacture PVCu, composite and fire doors at the facility.

Tuesday, 26 March 2019

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