PROTECTION

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.

SAVINGS

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.

PROFILE

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.

NETWORK

Regular networking meetings to provide you with opportunities to connect with like-minded businesses and potential customers and suppliers.

REPRESENTATION

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

New Chief Executive for IW Chamber

The Isle of Wight Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the appointment of its new Chief Executive, Steven Holbrook, who will join the company on the 18th June 2018. After an extensive recruitment process, where the calibre of applications for the post was...

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Voting opens for tourism business awards

The voting is open for Red Funnel’s myIsleofWight Awards which showcase the very best tourism businesses on the Island. Now into its eighth year, the awards give visitors the opportunity to vote for their favourites. The only visitor-voted-for accolade for businesses...

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50 new jobs created at Forest Park site

Isle of Wight Council is welcoming the creation of 50 new jobs at its new waste recovery site at Forest Park, Newport. Once the site is fully operational in 2019, it will be an important part of the council’s aim to divert 90 per cent of waste away from landfill and...

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Be a governor at Gurnard Primary School

Gurnard Primary School has a Local Authority Governor position available on the Governing Board.  They are looking to appoint a member of the community who has significant experience in budgeting, income generation and finance and is involved in corporate business...

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New jobs planned at expanded Bayliss & Booth

Lifestyle retailer Bayliss & Booth is set to create 10 new jobs, with apprenticeships and back to work opportunities as part of a new, purpose built unit in Blackwater. Owners Peter and Carole Lambert have been working with Leigh Thomas, planning consultants The...

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Vote for Bodster CIC to win 50k National Lottery funding

Bodster CIC is calling for your vote to secure £50K of National Lottery funding as part of this year’s People’s Projects. Bodster is based in Sandford and works to support the Island people with dementia. Bodster is one of five groups in ITV Meridian West in the...

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Could you be a Mountbatten Trustee?

Mountbatten is looking for business leaders to join the board of the Island’s only hospice. The charity is reaching out to people with a background in financial investment, business building, accountancy or income generation. “Being a trustee provides an opportunity...

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Gioia Minghella-Giddens sworn in as High Sheriff

Gioia Minghella-Giddens is the Island’s new High Sheriff. She has been sworn in as the Island’s new High Sheriff at Northwood House in an ancient ceremony presided over by HH Judge Ralls QC, in the presence of the Lord Lieutenant and over 150 guests. High...

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VIEWPOINT: The rural economy after Brexit

Beyond Brexit: The outlook for the rural economy By James Attrill, Partner BCM, Rural Property Specialists As we move closer towards Brexit in March 2019, the rural economy is peering over the horizon to see how it will need to adjust. After 40 years of significant...

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This week’s winners

LUCKY FRIDAY 20 APRIL 2018
£1,000 WINNER
14146
PLUS ten £100 winners
 

Events

april

26apr9:30 am4:00 pmFree One-Day Business Start Up Course

26apr9:30 am4:00 pm50 Plus Start Me Up - Free One-Day Business Start Up Course

may

02may12:00 pm1:30 pmThe Benefits of Joining the Isle Of Wight Chamber

04may7:30 am9:00 amNetworking Breakfast - Isle of Wight College

11may12:00 pm3:00 pmMeet the MP Event

17may4:00 pm7:00 pmChamber Ladies Evening

18may11:00 am12:30 pmWant To Sell More? Top Twenty Questions and Answers Successful Sales-People use with Dave Simon

24may9:30 am4:00 pm50 Plus Start Me Up - Free One-Day Business Start Up Course

24may9:30 am4:00 pmFree One-Day Business Start Up Course

British Chambers news

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  • BCC: standards, not just customs, key to post-Brexit trade success April 26, 2018
    Speaking at the British Standards Institution’s BSI Standards Forum, Dr Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), will today (Thursday) warn against allowing a ‘proxy war’ over a Customs Union to overshadow other crucial aspects of Brexit negotiations – including the UK’s future approach to standards, which will have a major […]
  • BCC: Half of businesses not seeing improvement in UK mobile network April 20, 2018
    Only half of businesses believe the UK’s phone network is more reliable than five years ago, according to new research by the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) released today.
  • BCC: Reform needed to make Apprenticeship Levy fit for purpose April 19, 2018
    Speaking today (Thursday) at the Apprenticeships Conference in London, Jane Gratton, Head of Skills at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), will warn about the need for reform of the Apprenticeship Levy to make it workable for business.
  • BCC comments on inflation statistics for March 2018 April 18, 2018
    Commenting on the inflation statistics for March 2018, published today by the Office for National Statistics, Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said:
  • BCC: Action needed to sustain increases in real wages April 17, 2018
    Commenting on the labour market figures for April 2018, published today by the ONS, Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said:
  • Business Brexit Checklist April 13, 2018
    The British Chambers of Commerce has created a Business Brexit checklist to help businesses consider the changes that leaving the EU may bring to their firm.
  • Q1 2018 Quarterly Economic Survey April 12, 2018
    The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) today (Thursday 11 April) publishes its Quarterly Economic Survey – the UK’s largest and most authoritative private-sector business survey. Based on the responses of over 7,100 businesses, the survey shows that UK economic growth remained subdued in the first quarter of 2018, despite a strong export performance. In the […]
  • BCC Quarterly Economic Survey: UK economy treading water despite export boost April 12, 2018
    The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) today (Thursday) publishes its Quarterly Economic Survey – the UK’s largest and most authoritative private-sector business survey.
  • BCC: Government must establish permanent dialogue with business on future trade deals April 11, 2018
    The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) is today (Wednesday) intensifying its call for the UK Government to establish a formal, permanent dialogue with business, consumer and civil society organisations to ensure that trade negotiations - including those on Brexit - draw on the detailed knowledge, expertise and experience of the private and third sector.
  • BCC welcomes Dundee and Angus Chamber of Commerce into Network April 10, 2018
    The British Chambers of Commerce is pleased to announce that Dundee and Angus Chamber of Commerce has passed the accreditation process, to become the 53rd Accredited Chamber of Commerce in the UK.

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