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 including Red Funnel and Wightlink. Also includes Legal, HR and Health & Safety products as part of membership which are valued at over £100,000 of protection.
SUPPORT & INFORMATION
Access to training, information events, regular email updates and support with export documentation.
Promote your business, products and services at preferential rates by taking part in our annual Expo event, sponsoring key events such as the IW Chamber Business Awards or by advertising in Island Business magazine.
IW Chamber is accredited by the British Chamber of Commerce and is your voice at a national and local level. Benefit from having input to local, regional and national economic surveys and campaigns.
Connect with like-minded businesses and potential customers and suppliers at our regular networking meetings and events.
Island Business News
Smart Island Live is back for 2020, returning to CECAMM in East Cowes. The event, designed to be the Island’s environmental and sustainability Expo for the business community, will take place on Thursday May 28th 2020. Last year’s inaugural event was a major success...read more
Drivers could soon be able to park for 30 minutes in Newport High Street for a convenient £1 — in a move aimed at supporting businesses and boosting local trade. The Isle of Wight Council said the tariff was aimed at people who wanted to pull up, nip in one or two...read more
As the UK prepares to leave the EU, the BCC is helping businesses to consider how they can plan for the future. Since the EU referendum in June 2016, business communities across the UK have faced unprecedented levels of uncertainty about trading conditions in the...read more
A Mountbatten pilot scheme to support Island businesses to be dementia friendly has been hailed a great success. The ‘Dementia for Business’ session was delivered by Mountbatten’s dedicated education and training team. Dementia is now the biggest cause of death in...read more
The effectiveness of planning for success was recently demonstrated across 259 Costa Coffee Stores nationwide, by leading Island based EPOS solutions company WRS Systems, working closely with delivery partner Celestra. Upgrading EPOS solutions can often be a testing...read more
At the end of 2019 mince pie fever hit Island businesses with Brightbulb Design’s Mince Pie Marathon. The team sold 3000 mince pies in aid of the Wight Brainy Bunch, helping to raise a total of £3100 for the charity. The idea was to deliver as many mince pies to Isle...read more
The force was strong for WightFibre and UKSA at their latest Charity Premiere for the release of Star Wars IX: The Rise of Skywalker. The event took place on the film’s release in December at Cineworld, Newport to a capacity audience of over 290 VIP Guests. John...read more
“If you’ve got a great idea and you want to expand your business the Isle of Wight Lottery is the place to go.” Matt Greg, Nosy Design More than 400 jobs have been created by 100 interest free loans to businesses, thanks to the Isle of Wight Lottery. Since its...read more
“Falling overboard is something people don’t want to think about and that’s why no one has been brave enough to tackle the problem effectively before,” says James Hall, from Spinlock, one of the world’s leading marine design and manufacturing companies, whose...read more
The Island Tea & Coffee Company is now SALSA accredited. The lengthy process means that their freshly roasted coffee beans have received Safe and Local Supplier Approval, an accreditation that has been designed specifically with small and micro producers in mind....read more