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How Business Gateway Helped Jean, Ellya and Tristan Get Into Gear

When Jean Hay, Ellya Gold and Tristan Dodd wanted to create a sponsorship package for the first electric rally car built by eRally Motorsport Ltd, they turned to Business Gateway Fife for advice.

The car, a fully-electric rally prepped Renault Zoe, is set to burst on to Formula 1000 (junior rallying for 14 to 17 year olds) in 2018, after being tested in the senior division this year.

Thanks to help from their adviser, the trio pulled together a sponsorship package that has already attracted a top engineering company.

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Wild Fire Pizza Owner John King Goes Under The Spotlight

Wild Fire Pizza Owner John King Goes Under The Spotlight

Having travelled the world as a chef, John King moved back to North East Fife in 2014. Two years later he decided to fulfil a lifelong ambition to start his own business. Having installed a wood burning stove into a converted horse box he launched Wild Fire Pizza in June last year.

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How Business Gateway Helped Andrew Build His Fabby Business

When Andrew Traub was looking to start his furniture upcycling business in 2013, the former Celtic and Clyde footballer looked to Business Gateway Fife to help get The Fabby Furniture Company moving.

“It was always an ambition of mine  to start and run my own business, and I am so glad that I did,” said Andrew.

“Starting and growing any venture presents many challenges but the support from Business Gateway Fife has been fantastic.

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Drumming Up Business

Duallist Drums & Pedals experienced a significant spike in consumer interest following its success at a major music trade show in Los Angeles earlier this year. Being a small family-run business, it contacted Business Gateway Fife to discuss strategies for keeping up with the growing demand for its products.

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CoorsTek Celebrating 35 Years of Manufacturing

Celebrating its 35th year manufacturing in Glenrothes, CoorsTek continues to make a positive contribution to the Fife economy. Employing 65 people, from its Southfield Industrial Estate base, it supplies a range of industries to almost every country in Europe. 

Since 1981, CoorsTek’s Glenrothes facility has been creating amazing technical ceramics for the European market. It was established with the primary aim of taking CoorsTek’s products into Europe. 

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How Business Gateway Helped Kellyann Get Focused On Growth

With support from Business Gateway Fife, photographer Kellyann Fitzpatrick is growing her award winning business and attracting new clients across the country.  Here’s her story.

Launched in 2013, Kellyann’s business specialises in creative wedding and specialist newborn photography, with a strong focus on providing each client with a five-star customer experience.

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Sterling Precision Secure Significant New Contract

A significant share of a £3 million contract has boosted Sterling Precision’s order book, engineering a bright future for the Kirkcaldy-based business.  

Sterling Precision Engineering Services has secured a significant share of a £3 million contract, injecting new life into the business and creating a small number of new jobs. 

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Lovat’s Catering for Growth

Demonstrating steady growth year on year, Lovat’s Catering Engineering Services Ltd is committed to driving further growth, both in terms of turnover and employee numbers.

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Acing Innovation

Ace Aquatec, a leading company in acoustic systems for marine and aquaculture application and electric stunning systems for fish farms, has achieved a 50 per cent year on year growth in turnover since 2012. Next year it’s on track to turnover approximately £1.5 million, whilst in employee numbers, it is considered a small business.

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Fife Business Plants Seed for Growth

A local wholesale nursery and garden centre is on target to increase its turnover by 20-30% after taking advantage of Business Gateway Fife’s Expert Help programme. 

Aimed at local businesses that need support to overcome specific challenges, the scheme matches eligible business owners with experts in areas such as social media, website development, and search engine optimisation to help grow their enterprise.

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