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Fife Business Week 2021

Fife Business Week 2021, A Virtual Success!

Fife Business Week has wrapped up for 2021 and has proved to be a major success. Over 20 online events were held for businesses of all sizes and in all sectors and these attracted an impressive 900 registrations from businesses.
 
On Monday, MakeUK delivered a very popular session on engaging with the Defence Sector with feedback from Scott Thomson at MBP Ltd saying: “I found the event well worthwhile and because we do some work in that sector already, it was very good to learn a bit more and understand it all.

Thursday, 11 November 2021

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New Employability Hub Launched At Bell Baxter with Hand Picked From CR Smith

New Employability Hub Launched At Bell Baxter with Hand Picked From CR Smith

Senior pupils returning after the October break to Bell Baxter High School in Cupar Fife, will now be able to access a new employability hub to support their job searches.
 
Set up and operated by Hand Picked from CR Smith, the hub will provide essential careers education in collaboration with the school’s teaching staff and its Developing the Young Workforce co-ordinator.

Wednesday, 10 November 2021

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New Glasshouse For Glenrothes Plant Nursery

Fife garden centre, Hedgehogs Nursery, has been transformed into an oasis with a major investment in the business by installing impressive glasshouses at the centre based in Southfield, Glenrothes.

In 1990, Robert Kean, a qualified landscape architect, decided to leave full-time employment to start his own landscaping design and construction company which would quickly become Hedgehogs Nursery.  Working alongside his wife, Pat, they have developed the business over the years into a popular and successful venture.

Thursday, 28 October 2021

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Meet the Buyer is back for Fife Business Week 2021!

Don't miss Fife Business Week’s flagship online event, Meet the Buyer, taking place on Thursday, 4th November from 9.00am until 2.00 pm.  
 
This year’s Meet the Buyer aims to help local businesses find out what contract opportunities are available as part of the Dunfermline Learning Campus (DLC) (£200m project) and the Levenmouth Railway Link project delivery (£70m project). Suppliers will explore how to do business with Hub East Central Scotland, Fife College, BAM, Balfour Beatty, Network Rail and their framework of suppliers and Fife Council Procurement.

Thursday, 21 October 2021

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Amorist Dunfermline

Major £250k Redevelopment Project Of Listed Building To Bring A New 24 Bedroom Hotel To Dunfermline Town Centre

The business owner behind two of Dunfermline’s most popular eateries is set to give a major boost to the town’s potential as a short break destination, with the news that he is to create a new twenty four bedroom hotel above his thriving Bistro at 82 High Street.
 
Nihat Oymak, who operates what is currently La Menta in the downstairs part of the three storey listed building, and also has the award winning Antioch Turkish restaurant in Bridge Street, along with a tailoring business at East Port, is spending around £250k to create the hotel upstairs.

Saturday, 16 October 2021

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Fife Business Week 2021

Fife Business Week– Inspiring and Supporting Fife Business

FIFE Business Week is back for 2021!  More than 20 exciting events will take place online throughout the week from Monday 1st November through to Friday 5th November and the week aims to give businesses as much support and advice as possible to sustain, recover and secure opportunities following the major challenges of COVID and exiting the EU.
 
There’s a wide range of topics to choose from, delivered by experts in both the private and public sectors.
 
Councillor Altany Craik, Convenor for Fife Council’s Economy, Tourism, Strategic Planning and Tr

Friday, 01 October 2021

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Dillydream, A Unique New Clothing Brand Is Launched

Mother and daughter partnership, Liz and Megan Laing from Dunfermline in Fife have created a dream brand of sustainable fashion clothing that is hitting the mark with a wide range of customers. 
 
A bespoke 'cute fashion' digitally printed fabric is used to create the initial capsule collection of products for the online store, including dungarees, wide trousers, sweatshirt and t-shirts.

Friday, 01 October 2021

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Fife Companies Shine at Great Taste Awards

The Great Taste Awards 2021 have been announced and no fewer than 12 Fife companies have been recognised.

 The Great Taste Awards, organised by the Guild of Fine Food, is the acknowledged benchmark for fine food and drink. Expert judges, including top chefs, buyers and food writers make up the panel, which blind-tasted thousands of food and drink products in a rigorous judging process.

Wednesday, 29 September 2021

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Double-0 heaven – Fife vintage firm named after Bond villain plays Q to new movie during anniversary month

15 years to the month after a Fife James Bond fan named his new vintage company after The Man With The Golden Gun villain Scaramanga, he's celebrating supplying two of its products to the new 007 movie No Time To Die.
 
In September 2006, marketer Carl Morenikeji decided to quit his corporate job and start his own business designing and selling his own range of vintage-style leather bags.

Monday, 27 September 2021

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Growth Through New Business Ideas

The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, EU Exit supply chain challenges and transitioning to net zero are some of the challenges impacting business across all sectors. 
 
Market places - whether local, regional, national or global - are becoming highly competitive.

Wednesday, 15 September 2021

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