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October is Menopause Awareness Month

October is Menopause Awareness month and the Workplace Team from Fife Health and Social Care Partnership is launching a local campaign to raise awareness of the subject to increase understanding of the impacts to individuals, and in the workplace generally.

Although menopause is a completely normal life process, there is still much stigma surrounding it and many people just don’t feel comfortable discussing it with others – especially at work.

Workplace Team’s campaign will showcase their workplace menopause awareness resources:

Thursday, 08 September 2022

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AWARD-WINNING NAUTOSHARK IS A FORCE IN THE MARITIME INDUSTRY

DUNFERMLINE based Nautoshark is continuing to grow its business within the Maritime Software industry with major developments in its Navarea Warnings product which allows vessels to navigate sea routes safely around the world. 
 
Euan Gordon is Director of Nautoshark, a software development specialist, who has been creating and evolving software for several years. He said:
 
“Navarea Warnings, are a type Maritime Safety Information (MSI) which are urgent safety related messages broadcast to ships.

Monday, 05 September 2022

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EQ Accountants Welcome a New Graduate Intake

A group of eight graduates have taken their first steps on the Chartered Accountancy ladder, securing positions with leading taxation and business advisory firm, EQ Accountants LLP. 
 
Each year EQ provide graduate training contracts to graduates who want to train to become a Chartered Accountant, delivering an intensive, diverse three-year training programme across accountancy, taxation, and audit.

Wednesday, 31 August 2022

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J TODD PLANT SERVICES GEAR UP FOR GROWTH

FIFE family business, J Todd Plant Services Limited, is making a name for itself across Scotland as it continues to grow its agricultural and plant maintenance business.

Wednesday, 31 August 2022

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‘Cosy Chat’ Launched in Response to Ongoing Energy Concerns

Local radio station K107FM has today announced ‘Cosy Chat’ - a new series in partnership with Cosy Kingdom, the free and impartial energy and debt advice service available to all tenants and homeowners across Fife.
 
The weekly series will bring practical advice to the airwaves amidst daily headlines relating to surging energy prices and the rising cost of living.

Tuesday, 30 August 2022

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Know Your Network 2022

Opportunities Fife Partnership are pleased to invite you to Know Your Network 2022: Fife’s leading practitioner networking event for employability staff and related services.
 
Come along to the Glen Pavilion, Dunfermline on 09 November 2022 to make practical connections with employability staff and support organisations, hear the latest updates on employability in Fife, and to take part in hot topic discussions to ensure your voice is heard.
 
This is an open event, stay for the morning, come for t

Thursday, 18 August 2022

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Fast-track joinery training programme launched for the second year

CR Smith and Fife College have joined forces to run its pioneering fast-track training programme for would-be joiners for a second successive year. 

Specifically designed to help more people wanting to enter the joinery profession, the successful collaboration last year led to five trainees securing a full-time position at CR Smith, Scotland’s leading home improvements company, as an adult apprentice.

Thursday, 11 August 2022

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2023 Fife Business Awards - Now Open

The 2023 Fife Business Awards have been officially launched and are now accepting applications and nominations in 13 categories:

  • Large Business
  • Medium Business
  • Small Business
  • Sole Trader Business
  • Young Business
  • Family Business
  • Marketing
  • Customer Service
  • Transformation
  • Training & Development
  • Sustainability & Net Zero
  • Community
  • Health & Wellbeing

 

Important facts about the Fife Business Awards:

Thursday, 11 August 2022

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Net Zero Transition Fund

INFORMATION FOR APPLICANTS
 
What is it?
 
  • A non-repayable grant of up to £3,000 to help businesses make progress towards net zero carbon emissions.
  • Open for applications now!
  • Closes to new applications on 28th February 2023 or when budget is fully allocated (whichever is earlier).
  • All projects must be completed by 31st March 2023.
  • Payment on approval – no requirement for upfront spend and reclaim – however, recipients should retain evidence of expenditure as this may be requested.

Wednesday, 03 August 2022

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LOVE RESTORED REIMAGINING ITS FUTURE BUSINESS

WHEN Kirkcaldy partners, Lorraine Gardiner and Nadia Moreland were renovating an old dining table, they didn’t think the project would become the catalyst for creating Love Restored, an independent homeware and interiors shop. Eight years ago, Lorraine, a town planner and Nadia who worked in retail, decided to give up their jobs and invest in their passion to create something unique in experiential retail in Kirkcaldy town centre.

Friday, 29 July 2022

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