Whether you are looking for an initial small business grant or capital investment, there are a range of public sector funding streams open to entrepreneurs, start-ups and SMEs. Business grants range from smaller sums to support start-up and growth, to much larger, sometimes six-figure sums, to finance growth projects that safeguard and create new jobs in Fife.
Wednesday, 26 April 2017
The sky’s the limit for a new pilot training school in West Fife launched by four enterprising pilot training instructors. Newly formed Pathway Pilot Training Limited, based at Liberty Business Centres in Rosyth, was created by highly experienced instructors previously employed in Perth to provide a continuation of commercial pilot ground school training in Scotland that was in serious danger of closing.
Friday, 12 February 2016
Apply for an interest free, unsecured loan for business now.
The Scottish Government's Resource Efficient Scotland SME Loans Scheme provides your business with a great opportunity to access financial support to help you cut operating costs and increase your competitiveness.
The Scheme can help to fund the installation of a range of carbon reducing measures, such as;
Thursday, 04 February 2016
Win up to £100,000 for your Business…
Are you considering applying for Scottish EDGE Round 8?... then come along to the Fife workshop on 22 February 2016 from 9.30am to 11.30am, to find out what makes a strong Scottish EDGE application, what the judging panel look for when assessing your application and how to deliver a 3 minute video pitch.
Wednesday, 03 February 2016
Investors In Young People Summary for Fife
Time is running out to take advantage of up to 100% funding for Investors in Young People accreditation and advice!
Investors in People Scotland are working hard to promote youth employment within Scotland and are currently working with over 200 organisations, to assist them in their recruitment, retention and development of young people.
Wednesday, 13 January 2016
Low Carbon Skills Fund
The Low Carbon Skills Fund (LCSF) gives Scottish businesses with under 100 employees the opportunity to apply for up to £5000 towards employee training costs in areas such as renewable energy and low-carbon technologies, energy efficiency, waste management and re-use, and reducing carbon in supply and energy management.
We will refund up to 60% of employee training costs, up to a maximum of £1000 per employee.
1. Benefits of Low Carbon Skills Funding
Monday, 30 November 2015
Interested in hosting a partially funded intern from St Andrews this summer?
The University of St Andrews is currently working with the Santander Universities SME Internship Programme to create internships and work placements within SMEs for promising students. These programs allow deserving students to gain work experience and learn valuable skills, while giving smaller businesses the chance to work with recent graduates and current students, offsetting their costs in the meantime.
The Internship Scheme:
Thursday, 26 November 2015
The Law and Money - Key Principles for Good Business
Events during Fife Business Week in Kirkcaldy, Glenrothes and St Andrews are addressing the vital topics of law and money. Regardless of whether you are a co-operative, social enterprises or incorporated company there are seminars to suit.
Tuesday, 27 October 2015
Shell Springboard is now open for applications from the UK’s most innovative low-carbon entrepreneurs.
Shell is calling on entrepreneurs with bright ideas for reducing carbon emissions to enter the Shell Springboard programme for a chance to receive a no strings attached grant to help scale-up their businesses.
The national Shell Springboard winner will collect a total grant of £150,000. Further five finalists will each receive £40,000 to help take their businesses to the next stage.
Thursday, 22 October 2015