Business Gateway

PIPELINE STAGE Stage 1. Engagement and Referral Stage 2. Barrier Removal Stage 3. Vocational activity Stage 4. Employer Engagement Stage 5. In work support
Organisation  Business Gateway
Project Name (if applicable):
Main Contact: Name: Colin McNally

Phone Number: 07778 872028

E-Mail Address: [email protected]

Eligibility for Programme:  Intention to start own business
Referral Procedures: Email: [email protected]

Phone: 0141 – 530 – 2407

Location Project Delivered At: The Foundry, Main Street, Barrhead
Dates Project Delivered: Ongoing
Pipeline Stages:  4 – 5
Age Group: All ages
Programme Outline: Business Gateway East Renfrewshire provides quality, practical advice to new and existing businesses in East Renfrewshire. Whether you are an established business or an individual thinking about starting a business or becoming self-employed, then Business Gateway East Renfrewshire has something to offer. Support on offer includes:

  • A team of business advisers with a broad range of experience and expertise who can assist those at the critical stage of start up
  • A range of workshops ranging from Business Start Up Awareness sessions covering the basics of starting up in business, to practical skills workshops, covering specific subjects such as business planning, marketing, social media for business, financial management and e-commerce

The provision of information on public sector sources of business support. This could include access to finance, including loan funding, grant support, employer incentives, mentoring and networking opportunities

Additional Information: Further information on Business Gateway can be found at: