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.

Paywizard and EPCC at the University of Edinburgh announce partnership to drive new AI features

Thursday, 9 August 2018

Paywizard, the pay-TV subscription, billing, customer relationship management (CRM) specialist, has today announced that it has partnered with the University of Edinburgh, one of the world’s leading universities, to drive the development of new AI-driven capabilities within its next-generation subscriber intelligence platform. 

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Sun shines on Kingdom’s annual tenant’s gathering

Thursday, 9 August 2018

Over forty Kingdom Housing Association tenants and their families travelled to Craigtoun Country Park, St Andrews earlier this month to celebrate the association's third annual gathering in brilliant sunshine.

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Fife Freight Commodity workshop - Members welcome to sign up

Monday, 6 August 2018

The Freight Transport Association, the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport, Fife Council and the Scottish Government all recognise the significant contribution that the rail freight industry can make to the Scottish economy. Rail freight offers a safer and more sustainable way of transporting vital goods and materials, supporting jobs across the country.These partners are pleased to invite you to a half-day rail freight workshop which will look at the role of rail freight in the logistics chain and how rail could potentially assist your business.

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New Strategic UK Trade Advisory Group - Any members interested can apply to serve on the panel

Monday, 6 August 2018

A request has been forwarded on to Fife Chamber by the British Chamber of Commerce who have been advised by the UK Government that a new Strategic Advisory Group is being created by the DIT.

The Advisory Group will advise DIT ministers and trade negotiators on trade policy and negotiations.

The group will be made up of 14 experts drawn from different groups such as business, civil society and unions. One place has been reserved for a Scottish business.

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IT Centric Hosts Apprentice for the Day Challenge

Friday, 3 August 2018

We were delighted to participate in the #ApprenticefortheDay18 challenge earlier this week. On Monday we welcomed Gordon Macdonald MSP to our office, who spent the afternoon as part of our IT support team.

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Another exciting speaker for the Annual Dinner

Friday, 3 August 2018

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Josh Littlejohn, the founder and driving force behind one of one Scotland’s most high profile and successful social enterprises, joins Derek Mackay, Cabinet Secretary for Finance and the Economy, in the speaker line-up for the 2018 Fife Chamber Annual Dinner. 

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Fife Chamber Welcomes Minister for Business, Fair Work and Skills

Thursday, 2 August 2018

Fife Chamber of Commerce met with Jamie Hepburn MSP on Tuesday (31 July) to provide an update on business conditions and priorities in Fife.

The recently appointed Minister for Business, Fair Work and Skills visited Marine Harvest Scotland’s Rosyth headquarters, where Chamber members welcomed Mr Hepburn and discussed Fife’s business economy and future opportunities. 

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Stagecoach East Scotland Installs Defibrillators In All Depots

Thursday, 2 August 2018

Staff at Stagecoach East Scotland’s 8 depots are feeling particularly upbeat as the company has recently introduced automatic defibrillators.

The life saving machines have been installed in depots across Fife, Perth and Tayside as well as the Stagecoach East Scotland head office in Dunfermline. Designed to be safely used by anyone, they give the user clear audio and visual instructions and do not require any training to use.

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Accountancy Team’s Free-fall Boosts Cancer Charity Efforts

Tuesday, 31 July 2018

A quartet of high-flying accountancy staff have smashed their fundraising target after jumping out of a plane for charity.

After three postponements due to weather challenges, the thrill-seeking team from EQ Chartered Accountants were finally given the go-ahead to exit the aircraft 10,000 feet above the ground at Fife Airport in Glenrothes on Tuesday 24 July 2018.

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Y Viva Espana! for Fife Kidney Support Group

Tuesday, 31 July 2018

 

Local accountants Thomson Cooper have presented a cheque to Fife Kidney Support Group for £1,562 following a fund-raising effort which included taking part in a 10 mile Tough Mudder event in June, a sale of cakes donated by Jenny Lee of Blue Bear Cafe in Edinburgh, and generous donations from Thomson Cooper partners and Carnock & Oakley Parish Church.

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