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Energy Saving Opportunities Scheme

Energy Saving Opportunities Scheme

The Energy Saving Opportunities Scheme (ESOS) is a mandatory energy assessment scheme for organisations in the United Kingdom that meet the qualification criteria.

It mainly affects businesses but can also apply to not-for-profit bodies and any other non-public sector undertakings that are large enough to meet the qualification criteria.

These are businesses that:

Monday, 03 August 2015

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Acorn Enterprise

Business Accelerator Programme - Applications Open

The 5th intake of the highly sought after 20 week Acor Enterprise Business Accelerator programme has now opened.

The programe, which will start in Septermber and is open to applications by any new business owners (pre-start - 3 years+), aims to help break down the barriers that prevent or limit people from launching and growing new business by helping them to build confidence, business skills, and clarity.

Spaces are limited so don't delay you application!

Thursday, 30 July 2015

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Business Advisers

We are seeking to appoint two ambitious Business Advisers to join our successful Advisory Team here at Business Gateway Fife.  With over 9,000 businesses and a population of over 250,000 we are Fife’s first stop for professional start-up and business growth advice and support. The objective of the role is to join a small dedicated professional team of advisers tasked to support, encourage and advise existing businesses to grow sales and develop employment opportunities across all the business sectors that we support in Fife.

Friday, 10 July 2015

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Smith Anderson Bags a New Home!

On Saturday 27th June 2015, Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant officially opened the new Smith Anderson Paper Bag Manufacturing Facility in Kirkcaldy.  The company dedicated this special day to local Cancer Care charity Maggie’s Fife, to whom they have donated over £15,000 to in the last two years.  Smith Anderson staff have also helped Maggie’s raise thousands more through initiatives like the Big Give, by attending events and participating in the Annual Twilight Walk.

Friday, 10 July 2015

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With The Open about to come to St Andrews once again, a Kingsbarns based holiday business is looking forward to enjoying full occupancy throughout the competition – a welcome bonus as it celebrates 25 years of successful operation this July!

Thursday, 09 July 2015

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New Bin Lorries Boost Fife’s Clean Energy Credentials

An innovative green hydrogen project in Levenmouth has marked a major milestone after Fife Council awarded a contract worth around £1.5million for the supply of nine refuse collection vehicles (RCV).

Tuesday, 07 July 2015

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Exterity Opens New HQ in Dalgety Bay to Meet Accelerating Demand

Enterprise IP video technology company Exterity is expanding its Fife presence by moving its global headquarters to a fully refurbished 13,000 sq ft office and production space at St David’s Business Park in Dalgety Bay.

Founded in Fife in 2001, Exterity has grown to become one of the world leading providers of IPTV technology. The move follows rising demand for Exterity’s IP video solutions across all regions and market segments in which it operates, and supports the technology firm’s plans to double its workforce over the next five years.

Tuesday, 07 July 2015

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Courier Business Awards - Closing Date 3 July 2015

The Courier Business Awards are back for 2015.  Promising to build on the success of the first two events in 2013 and 2014, the Awards have grown steadily with a further 3 categories this year recognising success.  Get ready to enter your company to ensure your moment in the spotlight but remember the closing date is Friday 3 July!

The Awards take place on Friday 27 November at the Fairmont, St Andrews. 

For more information on the categories and to apply, go to

Wednesday, 01 July 2015

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Have you been affected by developments at Tullis Russell or other major redundancies?

The Fife Task Force is here to help you with training advice and support, whether you are an individual looking for work or a business taking on new employees. 

The Task Force can provide:

Friday, 26 June 2015

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Learning Journey to The Energy Event - 15th & 16th September, NEC Birmingham

Green Business Fife (GBF) has received funding to cover transport and accommodation costs for a small number of members to attend The Energy Event in Birmingham. Held alongside the Water Event, Renewables Event and RWM Exhibition, this will be a great opportunity for businesses looking for new customers or suppliers, develop wider networks and keep up with developments in their industry sector.

Thursday, 25 June 2015

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