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Business Space Competition in Glenrothes – reopened for round 2!

Business Space Competition in Glenrothes

Are you a new business or looking to start-up a new business in the retail sector?  

WIN an opportunity to test-trade for 12-months within Glenrothes Kingdom Shopping Centre!

 Fife Council and the Kingdom Shopping Centre, Glenrothes are offering a unique opportunity to a new retail business to locate within the Kingdom Shopping Centre for a 12-month test trade period.

Wednesday, 11 June 2014

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Fife Council launches Guide to Business Rates

Do you run a local business, want to know more about rates but don’t know where to find the information you need?

Fife Council has produced an online guide, bringing all the information together into one place and answering commonly asked questions.

Depute Council Leader Lesley Laird, spokesperson for Economy and Planning, joined Eric Byiers from Fife Chamber of Commerce to launch the guide this week. It includes information on how business rates are calculated, what to do if your business premises are empty, what reliefs are available and how to claim them.

Monday, 09 June 2014

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Top economist has breakfast with Fife businesses!

Fife Council gave local businesses the opportunity to find out about access to finance and talk about issues affecting manufacturing with a head of industry on Tuesday 27 May 2014.

Tom Vosa, Director and Head of Market Economics, Europe at National Australia Bank and Chief Economist for Clydesdale and Yorkshire Banks was guest speaker at the well-attended event at the Carnegie Conference Centre in Dunfermline.

Other key speakers included John Penman from the Fife Economy Partnership and Bob Waterson from Greenfold Systems Ltd.

Thursday, 29 May 2014

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New jobs for enterprising young Fifers

FIFE business stars of the future are making their mark as Scotland’s first Enterprise Apprentices.

Wednesday, 28 May 2014

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Best practice visit to Tullis Russell

Tullis Russell and the Scottish Manufacturing Advisory Service are pleased to invite you to attend an exciting best practice event at Tullis Russell’s Tree Centre in Markinch on Thursday 15th May. 
Click HERE for more details, full agenda and details on how to book.

Wednesday, 23 April 2014

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Win up to £30,000 through the Digital Sprint Competition


Tuesday, 22 April 2014

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Manufacturing Best Practice: Use of Recycled Content in Production Process and Finished Products

The Scottish Manufacturing Advisory Service and Zero Waste Scotland are holding a best practice visit at Progress Rail in South Queensferry (EH30 9SH) on Thursday 1st May at 9.00am.  Click HERE  to download the leaflet and find out more

Wednesday, 16 April 2014

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Business Breakfast Event – Support for Manufacturing Businesses

Support for Manufacturing – Clydesdale Bank
Economic Recovery & Accessing Finance to Exploit Opportunities                                   
Carnegie Conference Centre – 27th May 2014



Friday, 04 April 2014

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Meet the Buyer Fife Council and BAM Construction Ltd

Drop-in sessions to hear about supply chain opportunities relating to Levenmouth/Viewforth Schools Estate Project

This event will showcase a number of supply chain opportunities related to the new schools construction build in Levenmouth and Viewforth areas of Fife.  It will be hosted by Fife Council Economic Development in partnership with BAM Construction Ltd.

Businesses can meet members of the BAM Construction delivery team and identify opportunities to become involved in one or more of the projects by being added to the sub-contract or supplier tender lists.

Tuesday, 01 April 2014

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The Carnegie UK TestTown is back!

The Carnegie UK Trust launched the TestTown 2014 programme in Manchester on 6 March. TestTown offers innovative young people the chance to test out great business ideas for real in a town centre environment. TestTown aims to give young people invaluable insight into running a business and the chance to win £10,000 start-up funding.

Sunday, 23 March 2014

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