Latest News

Please find below a range of stories from across the membership and the network. If you would like to submit a member story please send it to Paul Sykes for inclusion on this page and our fortnightly Enewsletter.

MSP welcomes Dunfermline Fintech’s growth plans

Tuesday, 16 October 2018

Dunfermline and West Fife MSP Shirley-Anne Somerville met with senior staff and specialist software developers from leading fintech and payment specialist firm Renovite Technologies at their office in Dunfermline on October 1st, following a busy spell for the business.

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Foodmek Manufactures Accumulation Table for Rowse Honey Ltd

Tuesday, 16 October 2018

The project team at Rowse Honey, part of the Valeo Foods Group, identified a requirement for replacing a production accumulation buffer, between the capping and labelling of their 340g hexagonal honey jar.

Project Manager Jason Rose called Foodmek in February 2018 to invite the design team to the Rowse factory in Oxfordshire, to evaluate their production.

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British Chambers of Commerce calls for investment incentives

Monday, 15 October 2018

British Chambers of Commerce calls for an end to ‘business as usual’ and new investment incentives

As evidence grows that uncertainty over Brexit is adversely impacting on business investment at the same time as the UK’s long-standing weaknesses in productivity, skills and connectivity threaten our competitiveness, the British Chambers of Commerce has told the UK Government that the ‘business as usual’ approach which has characterised recent fiscal policy must end.  

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Internationally-renowned negotiator to give St Andrews workshop

Friday, 12 October 2018

An internationally-renowned negotiator who teaches advanced negotiation tactics to law enforcement agencies including the NYPD and the FBI will give a breakfast workshop in St Andrews on November 7.

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Marjory raises vital funds for Chest, Heart & Stroke Scotland

Thursday, 11 October 2018

Our very own Marjory Seath is taking things to a whole new height a week on Sunday and is abseiling off the Forth Rail Bridge!  Marjory is facing her fear of heights to help raise vital funds for Chest, Heart & Stroke Scotland in memory of her father who sadly passed away from suffering a heart attack and her granddad who suffered from several strokes.

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Weekend of centenary celebrations in aid of St Andrews Legacy

Thursday, 11 October 2018

To commemorate the 100 year anniversary of the First World War ending, St Andrews Legacy are hosting a weekend of events.

The charity Centenary dinner and golf event is taking place over the weekend of 10/11 November in honour of current and former service men and women.

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Ready for the challenge

Thursday, 11 October 2018

So, for those of you who haven't met me yet, I’m Lynda Collins and I started working at Fife Chamber four months ago.   I have met a lot of you already – thanks for being so kind and helpful – and I am looking forward to meeting many more of you in the future.    I am really enjoying Fife Chamber but ever since I started one thing has filled me with an equal measure of  excitement and nervousness: taking over the reins for managing the event programme.    And now that Kelly has started her maternity leave, the moment is here.

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The HR Booth Welcomes Two New Recruits

Thursday, 11 October 2018

The HR Booth are delighted to welcome two new additions to the team in the past few weeks.

John Mullen has joined as an HR Consultant and Calum Anderson as Account Manager.  John has extensive HR experience, having worked in various HR roles including the Royal Air Force, BAE Systems, Queensferry Crossing and other retail and professional services role.  John’s role is to support and advise clients of The HR Booth on all aspects of HR and has settled well into his new role.

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Adding up the Miles as Accountancy Team Hit the Career Path

Wednesday, 10 October 2018

A team of accountancy staff have raised over £13,000 for charity so far this year, with their recent challenge taking it one step further.

Eleven members of staff from EQ Chartered Accountants’ Dundee, Forfar and Cupar offices collectively covered just over 43 miles on the ‘Maggie’s to Maggie’s Walk’, from Maggie’s Fife in Kirkcaldy to Maggie’s Dundee.

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Renovite Technologies outlines Fintech Skills Academy plans

Monday, 8 October 2018

Plans for a Fintech Skills Academy in Fife have been outlined to a Scottish Government minister by bosses at upcoming fintech firm Renovite Technologies.

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