- Foreign Exchange
If your business deals with international trade transactions, the Chamber Foreign Exchange service can help. Provided through the buying power of the British Chambers of Commerce, East Renfrewshire Chamber can offer competitive rates, exclusive discounts and services through Moneycorp.
- Referral Scheme Rewards
Strengthening your business network and creating more business opportunities for you. Help us by referring companies to join the Chamber and once they have joined, we will reward you with a 33% discount on your Chamber Membership.
- Events Programme
The Chamber delivers a range of events throughout the year and we aim to have something for every business to get involved with. Our events diary includes a mixture of networking, training and our annual Business Awards Ceremony. Our full Events Programme can be found on our website.
- Chamber HR
Our partnership with Quest provides an abundance of HR support. Included with your membership, you receive: access to a 24hr advice line, FREE downloadable employment documents, HR health check and insurance cover for any employment disputes.
This is all available through: Quest Cover Chamber Login Here
Members have unlimited access to an online reference manual with over 400 downloadable documents (letters, templates, policies, procedures, forms, flow charts etc) including:
– A compliant Contract of Employment
– A compliant Employee Handbook
– A compliant Health & Safety Policy
– A description of the law and considerations relating to the major pieces of legislation covering employment law
– Monthly bulletins on latest changes in legislation and case law
– Regular topical tips and news articles.
- Chamber Legal
Quest provide our legal support service. This service offers advice on any legal matter affecting your business including contract disputes, licence protection, company law, debt recovery and commercial law.– One advice line which gives you unlimited access to experienced, legal advisors – available 24/7 365 days a year – 01455 852037
– One website that offers a comprehensive library of approximately 200 documents that are free to download and can be customised to suit the needs of your business. Visit https://eastrenfreshirechamber.questcover.com
– Insurance cover for your business includes property disputes, data protection, licence protection, criminal prosecution plus jury service
Insurance cover for employees includes personal injury, motor disputes and wrongful arrest defence.
- Chamber Tax & Health & Safety
Need some tax help or looking for some clarity and guidance around Health & Safety in the workplace? Chamber Tax and Chamber Health & Safety will keep you on the right track. These services include insurance to protect your business and your staff, advice on health and safety, including risk assessments, first aid, compliance, training and fire safety – plus you’re also covered for tax investigation.
- AXA PPP Private Healthcare (additional cost)
We’re pleased to be working with AXA PPP Healthcare – private healthcare insurance offering you and your employees quick access to expert diagnosis on a range of health issues.
- Westfield Health (additional cost)
The Chamber network has been working with Westfield Health for many years, providing primary health cover that puts you and your staff first and works harder to keep them healthy, offering cashback on dental and optician costs. Members throughout the network can’t speak highly enough about the incredible services they provide.
- Listed in the Business Directory
Your business details will be added to our online Business Directory. This will ensure your products and services are visible to fellow members and the wider business community.
- East Renfrewshire Chamber Logo
You will receive access to the East Renfrewshire Chamber logo. Your business will have use of the East Renfrewshire Chamber logo across all your marketing collateral to demonstrate your affiliation with the Chamber.
- Make the Most Of Your Membership Meeting
When you join you will be invited to attend a ‘Make the Most of Your Membership’ meeting. This ensures you fully understand the benefits available to you and you staff. It also provides the opportunity for you to network with other Members.
- Access to International Trade Missions
As part of our partnership with the Scottish Chamber of Commerce, we are developing a range of Trade Missions for Scottish companies to start their exporting journey. We aim to connect you to the world, we have a wealth of experience and can offer guidance and support on market entry, international trade events, trade missions and training courses. Whatever your ambition on the world stage, we will help you start your exporting journey.
- Supply Chain Events
Members can access the Tender and Contracts Hub which lists Business Development opportunities in the area and we work with partner agencies to deliver a number of supply chain events where you have the opportunity to present your business first-hand to the companies that will be providing these local contracts.
- Multi-Chamber Facebook Group
A partnership between East Renfrewshire Chamber of Commerce, Dunbartonshire Chamber of Commerce and Lanarkshire Chamber of Commerce, this platform is used to enhance the experience for Chamber Members. This group is an extension of those efforts to educate local business owners, build relationships, help others, and enhance visibility for your business. This group is for Members only.
- Monthly Business Intelligence Report
Every month, we aim to conduct real-time intelligence gathering and economic trackers as well as collating data received from all agencies to share between the Government and East Renfrewshire businesses. These Business Intelligence reports focus-in on local intelligence and aim to facilitate informed decision-making for all Chamber members.
- Participation in the Quarterly Economic Indicator Survey
All members are invited to take part in the Quarterly Economic Indicator Survey. The Scottish Chambers of Commerce partners with the esteemed Fraser of Allander Institute to produce the Quarterly Economic Indicator (QEI). The survey is the longest running data series of its kind, which in turn provides a regular and respected insight into the fortunes of key Scottish sectors. Once completed, Members have access to this high-level information and are provided with a detailed report of how the Scottish economy is performing.
- Local and National Lobbying
Our aim is to influence the decisions that are made regarding any Local, National and International issues that affect you and your business. Our Board of Directors are able to engage in weekly communications with Scottish Chambers who have been invaluable in representing our Members at Government level.