FREE – COVID-19 Remote Audit

Covid-19 Business Recovery information

East Renfrewshire Council’s Economic Development team have been working in partnership with Business Gateway East Renfrewshire, East Renfrewshire Chamber of Commerce and All About Barrhead and I Love Clarkston BIDs to produce materials that will help you open up safely.

We can today announce that the COVID-19 remote audit system is live, and as an East Renfrewshire registered business, you are entitled to a voucher which means the £199 audit will cost you absolutely nothing!

You can view the full details of this course here. To claim a free voucher for this package, please email with a note of your name, contact telephone number and business you represent. PLEASE NOTE, free vouchers for this package are limited and will be distributed on a first come, first served basis.

This COVID-19 Controls Audit package is an assessment of the safety controls that you’ve put into place at your business to keep your customers and staff safe. The audit is a great way to provide confidence to both your staff and customers that you’ve put suitable safety controls in place to minimise risk at your premises.

Included in the package:
·        Remote Audit With Certification – Valid for 6 months
·        Industry-specific Guidance (please see list below)
·        Digital Risk Assessments
·        Covid-19 In The Workplace Online Training Course
·        Mental Health Awareness Online Training Course

Industry Guidance and Risk Assessments available:
1.       Hospitality & Catering
2.       Hotels & Leisure
3.       Food Retail
4.       Non-food retail
5.       Pubs
6.       Vending Machines
7.       Offices
8.       Hairdressers/Beauty

The package also includes an online training course which can be completed by all staff prior to returning to work. The course covers return to work suitability (covering the risk of exposure to coronavirus) and what measures they will need to take when back in their place of work. Additional staff can undertake this course at a small additional fee.

In addition to the above, any business signing up for this package will receive a free 5litre bottle of hand sanitiser.

Business can also request to receive the following – again on a first come first serve basis

  • Re-opening East Renfrewshire’s Town Centres – Coronavirus Business Advice guide
  • ‘one way’ sticker
  • ‘observe social distancing’ sticker
  • ‘safe streets, healthy business’ poster
  • ‘wash your hands’ poster

To register for the above pack please contact

If you require any additional information on this, or any of our other support schemes, please do not hesitate in getting in touch via