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New Business Gateway Fife Events Programme Available Now!

We have just finalised our latest events programme, which includes a range of new and exciting topics covering Sales, Advertising through Social Media, Project Management and Food Hygiene. With over 100 events available to book, download our full brochure HERE or browse all events in our Events section.

Tuesday, 07 January 2014

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Fife Businesses “Meet the Funder” to Talk Finance Issues

The critical issue of finance was under the spotlight yesterday when Fife businesses had the chance to “Meet the Funder”.  The business breakfast event, delivered by Business Gateway Fife, on behalf of Fife Council, was attended by 70 local companies, looking for information on finance from banks and other funders.

Tuesday, 07 January 2014

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Fife Festive Working Hours

Business Gateway Fife Festive Working Hours

Our office will be closed from Tuesday 24th December 2013 and open again on Friday 3rd January 2014.

We look forward to working with more Fife businesses over the next year. In the meantime we wish you health and happiness over the Festive period.


Friday, 20 December 2013

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Fife Council Procurement Service

As of 1st April 2014, Fife Council is changing the way it buys goods and services from companies.  The changes are designed to improve the way in which Fife Council works with suppliers and to process orders in a more streamlined and efficient way.

Thursday, 19 December 2013

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Profit on a Plate

Food Tourism Workshop

SRUC Elmwood Campus, Cupar

Thursday 16th January 2014

9.30am (for 10am start) - 4pm

Do you want to make the most of your food offering to customers?

Local food and tourism businesses are being offered a unique chance to work with a range of chef, catering, promotional experts to help maximise your profits.

This specially designed day for local restaurant, bar, bistro, coffee shop or B&B owners and chefs offers a packed programme including demonstrations and menu ideas.

Monday, 16 December 2013

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St Andrew’s First Aid Training

Money off vouchers available from St Andrews First Aid.

Vouchers valid for courses booked before 31 January 2013. Claim your voucher now and register  here

Sunday, 01 December 2013

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New Town Centre Business Support Fund Launched

Business Gateway Fife is delighted to be able to offer valuable support funds for town centre businesses as Fife Council continues its efforts to revitalise its key towns.
With no fewer than 3 funding packages available to eligible businesses, Business Gateway Fife is urging companies, individuals and landlords to discuss potential projects.

See which packages could benefit you below...


Vacant Property Improvement Grant

Thursday, 28 November 2013

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Business Gateway Fife (BGF) has opened a hub office in Cupar supporting our operations across Fife.

From our new hub, BGF have already advised our first client – East Neuk Glass. The bespoke stained glass design business was seeking Create in Fife funding to help with the purchase of equipment, including a kiln. 

The Create in Fife Fund provides financial support (50% contribution up to a maximum of £1,500) to creative businesses on a range of projects as well as help with the purchase of capital equipment.

Keny Drew of East Neuk Glass said:

Tuesday, 19 November 2013

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Scott Davies

St Andrews Chef Scott Davies now in semi-finals of MasterChef: The professionals

Talented, famous and everything going for him. Find out more on the St Andrews Chef Scott Davies who is now on the national television show – MaterChef: The Professionals.      

Wednesday, 13 November 2013

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Further £1M for East of Scotland Investment Fund


A further 25 businesses are to benefit from a £1m extension to the East Scotland Investment Fund (ESIF) by March 2015.  ESIF, launched as a £5m investment fund in 2011, has already assisted more than 60 companies and safeguarded or created around 1000 jobs.

Led by Fife Council, the latest extension has been secured from the European Regional Development Fund to support the creation of new jobs and new market opportunities for small to medium sized companies.

Wednesday, 13 November 2013

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