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Jobs boost as Kirkcaldy call centre wins 118 118 contract

VeriCall 118 118 contract

A new contact centre in Fife has announced a landmark deal with directory enquiries provider 118 118.

VeriCall’s new facility in Kirkcaldy, which opened earlier this year, has already created 46 jobs after securing the contract.8.

The jobs, which have been relocated to Fife from the Philippines, are the first tranche in a recruitment programme with the company aiming to create 209 full-time, permanent positions over the next two years.

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Fife Set to Boost Off Shore Wind Sector

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Councillors formally endorsed Fife Council’s involvement in a new industry cluster, Forth & Tay Offshore Wind, developed to capture the significant opportunities offered by the offshore wind sector at the Economy, Tourism. Strategic Planning & Transportation Committee, on 15 August.

Talgo Seeking Scottish Companies with Supply Chain Capability

Talgo Train

Talgo ‐ the Spanish manufacturer of high‐speed trains ‐ announced in November 2018 that Longannet, Fife is the preferred location for its new UK train manufacturing facility. The trigger for Talgo’s investment in the proposed facility will be winning contracts. Talgo recently submitted a bid for the £2.75bn contract to design, manufacture and maintain high-speed trains for HS2. Manufacture of trains at Longannet could provide supply chain opportunities for businesses across Scotland.

VeriCall Receives Ministerial Seal of Approval at Formal Opening Ceremony

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The Scottish Government’s Minister for Trade, Investment and Innovation has formally opened VeriCall’s flagship UK contact centre in Kirkcaldy (Tuesday, 13 August).

Ivan McKee MSP visited VeriCall’s new premises at Lomond House in the town’s John Smith Business Park to unveil a plaque and learn more about the company’s fresh approach to customer engagement.

Briggs Marine Contractors Ltd Win National Contract

Briggs Marine Contractors Ltd (BMC) have been awarded a three year ( +three year), multisite framework agreement for the underwater inspection and maintenance of SSE Hydro and Thermal power generation sites throughout Scotland and the United Kingdom.

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