Renfrewshire Council

Advice for businesses in Renfrewshire during coronavirus

Who to contact for business advice and support during coronavirus, trading standards advice, tax relief and business rates relief.

Business advice from the Council

Our Business Gateway advisors can provide advice and support to people self-employed, new start businesses and established companies. 

You can find out more about how they can help on the Business Gateway service in Renfrewshire website.

Contact an advisor:

  • Gary Kenyon - 07534 007841
  • Robert Kinniburgh - 07483 914535
  • Colin Orr - 07483 914561
  • James Edmonds - 07483 914556

You can also contact the team at renfrewshire@bgateway.com or call 0141 530 2406.


Business advice from national organisations

Find coronavirus support and advice for businesses in Scotland from FindBusinessSupport.gov.scot.

Visit GOV.UK for information about working safely during coronavirus (COVID-19).

The Federation of Small Businesses has coronavirus advice and guidance for small businesses and the self-employed.

The Scottish Chambers of Commerce also has business guidance and advice during coronavirus.


Advice about tailored tax relief from GOV.UK

You can contact GOV.UK online, by webchat or phone to find out about tailored tax relief support, including the HMRC Time to Pay service where you can pay your tax by instalments.


Trading Standards advice

You can contact Trading Standards at ts.es@renfrewshire.gov.uk if you have checked the Scottish Government Coronavirus guidance for businesses and employers and remain unsure how it affects your business. Please be patient as the team are currently responding to a high number of queries.

You can keep up to date with COVID-19 scams by signing up for the Scam Share bulletin from Trading Standards Scotland.

Report any scam to Advice Direct Scotland on 0808 164 6000.

Business rates relief

Find out about what business rates relief including coronavirus business rates relief you may be able to get.