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Edinburgh Airport Community Fund To Return £100,000 For Local Communities

Edinburgh Airport will make £100,000 available for local community groups and charities as it reintroduces its Community Fund.

The funding will be available throughout 2022 and ensures local communities benefit from the airport’s activities and hoped recovery.

Applications will be considered from groups across Edinburgh, the Lothians, Fife and Falkirk that are impacted by our operations, with a cap of £7000 on applications.

Thursday, 03 February 2022

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Beehive Crail

The Beehive’s New Owners Creating A Buzz

A long-established general store in the East Neuk village of Crail has been totally transformed by new owners Joanne and Iain Stewart and given a new lease of life as an eco-friendly café and gift shop, offering visitors local arts and crafts along with speciality coffee, light lunches and home baking and locally produced ice cream.
Originally from county Durham, Joanne came for a weekend to Scotland 31 years ago and stayed and then met and married Iain.

Tuesday, 25 January 2022

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Developing a Digital Economy Skills Action Plan

Digital skills are essential skills for the Scottish economy and for employers operating in it. It is crucial that employers can access the range digital skills that they need.

Skills Development Scotland (SDS) is working with ekosgen to develop a Digital Economy Skills Action Plan (DESAP).

Recognising that the need for digital skills cuts across all sectors, the DESAP will take a whole economy approach, examining commonality in the digital economy skills requirements across sectors.

Monday, 24 January 2022

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Scottish EDGE Round 19 is currently open for applications and the application window will remain open until 2pm on Tuesday 15th February 2022.  With awards of up to £100,000 on offer this could be transformational for any early-stage Scottish business. 
Watch the launch video now

Tuesday, 18 January 2022

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Horisk-developed platform helped maintain rigour of Crown Estate Scotland wind farm bid process and make progress towards Scotland’s net zero targets

Fife web consultancy Horisk Leslie Development has helped Crown Estate Scotland (CES) take a big step towards achieving Scotland’s net zero targets by developing the ScotWind Evaluation Platform website used to score bids to lease areas of Scotland’s seabed for offshore wind farms.
In December 2020 the Cupar firm won the tender process to develop the platform to allow CES to score and analyse the bids because of its record for delivering secure business critical tools for public sector organisations.

Monday, 17 January 2022

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Roz Artis

Inverkeithing Heritage Regeneration Project appoints mentors

The Inverkeithing Heritage Regeneration project has appointed two new mentors to work on a one-to-one basis with individuals, small or medium-sized enterprises, working in Fife, wishing to develop traditional skills in their workforce.

Mentoring costs will be met by the project, in the interests of increasing the numbers of contractors able to appropriately maintain and repair the outstanding heritage of listed buildings and conservation areas in Fife. The mentors are:

Friday, 14 January 2022

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Payroll Bureau Secures National Accreditation

Thomson Cooper Accountants are pleased to announce their recent accreditation to the prestigious Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals (CIPP) Payroll Assurance Scheme (PAS).
As the only voluntary accreditation on the market to be developed in partnership with HMRC, the scheme is designed to identify risks to a business arising from skills gaps or inadequate processes and is a significant accolade for payroll teams once accreditation has been achieved.

Wednesday, 12 January 2022

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Garvock House

Investment Continues At Historic Garvock House

Award-winning Garvock House Hotel is continuing to flourish, standing handsomely in an elevated position overlooking historic Dunfermline.
Since opening in 1996, the current owners, Pamela and Rui Fernandes have created an oasis amidst lush gardens as it marries the convenience of a town centre location with the peaceful feel of a countryside retreat.
The 200-year-old house has elegantly restored original features and contemporary twists of chic styling which make it a unique choice for weddings and meetings, special family occasions or informal

Monday, 20 December 2021

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Business Gateway Fife Festive Working Hours

Our office will be closed from Friday 24th December 2021 and reopen on Wednesday 5th January 2022.
For any Covid related business questions please go to - or Where you will find up to date information and support for all businesses across Scotland affected by the coronavirus pandemic. 
We look forward to wor

Thursday, 16 December 2021

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Bass Rock Business Park

New Business Units In St Monans

The former Bass Rock Oil Company compound in St Monans has been given a new lease of life and is now home to an eclectic mix of growing businesses. 
Bass Rock Business Park, Station Road, St Monans, has been redeveloped by local property developer, Alan Waugh, to create a range of units from 15 to 186 square metres, to meet the needs of smaller businesses, looking for space to grow.

Wednesday, 08 December 2021

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