Professional advice on a wide range of topics including employment disputes, tax and VAT inspections. Access to 24 hour legal and HR advice line, Health & Safety documentation and legal insurance cover.
Access a range of business discounts offered by other IW Chamber members. Also includes preferential rates for debit and credit card processing as well as AA membership. Legal, HR and Health & Safety products as part of membership are valued at over £1000 of protection.
SUPPORT & INFORMATION
Information, advice and guidance covering business planning and development, access to interest free business loans and how to access overseas markets. Access to training and quality improvement standards.
We provide a range of opportunities for you to increase your profile and to promote your business, products and services, including advertising opportunities, sponsorship, articles in Island Business magazine, access to participate in major Chamber events as well as profile through the IW Chamber’s on-line media channels.
Regular networking meetings to provide you with opportunities to connect with like-minded businesses and potential customers and suppliers.
Make your own views heard on both a local and national level through the IW Chamber. Benefit from having input to local, regional and national economic surveys and campaigns.
Island Business News
It’s been another winning night for the Island’s business community at the Business Awards for Excellence, presented by the Isle of Wight Chamber of Commerce. The ceremony at Cowes Yacht Haven Events Centre on Friday 2nd December was hosted by Fred...read more
The Chancellor has presented his Autumn statement – here’s reaction from the British Chambers of Commerce followed by the Solent LEP. Giving his full reaction to the Autumn Statement, Adam Marshall, BCC Director General, said: “Philip Hammond has delivered...read more
Forget petty politics – play an active part in the ‘combined mayoral authority’ conversation By Isle of Wight Chamber of Commerce Chief Executive Kevin Smith In the past few months there has been a considerable amount of discussion across the Isle of Wight about a...read more
OPINION: Why Cowes town welcomes national names to the High Street By Kate Kirby, Chair of Cowes Business Association Cowes High Street has something for every palate and purse. Corporate brands can be controversial but we welcome them to our High Street offering. We...read more
The Induction event has taken place for the very first cohort of the Chamber’s new miniMBA programme. Those from a wide range of Island businesses have signed up for the new qualification which is accredited by the CPD Standard Office and will be delivered at venues...read more
Island charity Care In The Garden is benefiting from the support of the Garlic Farm and its customers. Donations raised from plastic bag sales at the farm shop over the past 12 months have generated £747 for the Wootton based charity. The money will enable the...read more
The Isle of Wight Biscuit Company is set for an even better 2017, with an increased order book and new products on offer. Mainland orders have tripled in the last 12 months and Island orders have increased by 35%. The brand is reaching a new audience via social media...read more
The nominations for the 2016 Isle of Wight Chamber of Commerce Business Awards for Excellence. The shortlist celebrates the best in Island business and reflects a wide range of sectors and companies of every size, from start-ups to international businesses. There are...read more
MHI Vestas Offshore Wind is creating 70 new jobs at it’s blade production facility in Newport. The announcement has been welcomed by International Trade Minister, Greg Hands, who said: “MHI Vestas Offshore Wind’s decision to increase production staff at their...read more
Wightlink’s Portsmouth car ferry terminal will be closed for three days on the 1st, 2nd and 3rd November 2016 as part of the company’s £45 million investment in a new ship and port works. All sailings to and from Fishbourne will be diverted to the Portsmouth...read more