The people of East Renfrewshire are a resourceful bunch. Farmers, foresters, crofters, weavers, miners and others have worked the area for centuries. Ample support for local businesses keeps the industrious spirit alive today.
Most people get married, buy a house and have their first child in their early 30's
Number of businesses supported by Council Economic Development activity increased by 43.48% from 2016 to 2018
East Renfrewshire has plenty of support for businesses
Business Gateway East Renfrewshire provides quality, practical advice and guidance to new and existing businesses in East Renfrewshire.
Work EastRen, the Council’s employability service, works with businesses on a case by case basis to tailor a package of support to meet your needs.
ERC Business Development Grants
The Growth New Start Fund and Growth Company Development Fund are part-financed by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF). In addition, there is also a micro business grant and property support grant.
- Growth New Start Fund up to £500
- Growth Company Development Fund up to £5,000
- Micro Business Grant up to £250