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Advice for businesses

Read the latest guidance for businesses.

The Scottish Government has published updated guidance for shops, hospitality venues and other businesses to take effect from Friday 17 December. Please see the links below with detail of the guidance:

General information for businesses

We know that many businesses are experiencing difficulties at this very challenging time, a number of support measures have been put in place to assist.

You will find all the latest information on business support for COVID-19, on the Find Business Support website (please sign up for email updates), the UK Government website and the Scottish Government website.

The UK Government has also introduced a business support finder to see what support is available for you and your business.

We have a dedicated email address to contact the Business Growth Team and if you need advice and support for your business you should email

We are experiencing a very high volume of emails and we will respond as soon as possible. 

Support is available for businesses locally through Business Gateway East Renfrewshire via virtual advisory and workshop services. Advisers can offer free support covering a wide range of business matters including continuity planning, managing cash flow, HR and dealing with suppliers.

You can phone Business Gateway East Renfrewshire on 0141 319 4662 or visit their website

For information/clarification on how to ensure your business is safe to operate please contact our Environmental Health team at

Last modified on 21st December 2021

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