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
The Island planning blueprint has been unveiled and Island residents are being invited to share their thoughts. The Isle of Wight Council’s consultation on the Island Planning Strategy – which sets the approach to planning for the Island up to 2035 – is now live at:...read more
IW CHAMBER BUSINESS AWARDS FOR EXCELLENCE 2018 In association with RED FUNNEL Yokogawa Marex in Cowes has been named Business of the Year at the Isle of Wight Chamber of Commerce Business Awards for Excellence, in association with Red Funnel. The awards were presented...read more
Newport based Lifeline Alarms & Security Services has won the acclaimed ‘Small Security Installer of the Year Award’ at the National Security & Fire Excellence Awards held at the prestigious London Hilton on Park Lane. This is the second time that the company...read more
Plans by the Isle of Wight Council to introduce on-street parking charges in locations such as Nodehill and Crocker Street in Newport, and Union Street in Ryde have been criticised by local businesses and traders. The Council says the charges “take a more consistent...read more
Island businesses have taken more than 300 actions to make their work greener – can you? By Julie Jones-Evans and Michelle Hemmingfield, NUS It’s four months since we launched Green Impact IW, our new free environmental business support and awards scheme for the...read more
The nominations have been announced for the 2018 Business Awards for Excellence, in association with Red Funnel. The prestigious awards will be presented at a glittering ceremony, hosted by Anneka Rice, on Friday November 30th at Cowes Yacht Haven. “It’s an incredible...read more
Plans for a new £500,000 dinosaur-themed adventure golf course on the Isle of Wight have this week been passed by the IW Council and revealed by Heritage Attractions Ltd. “Dino Islands… A Golf Adventure” is to be the latest large-scale development for Sandham Gardens...read more
This year’s nominations for the IW Chamber Business Awards For Excellence in association with Red Funnel will be announced on-line at midday tomorrow (23rd October). The shortlist of nominees will be published here at https://iwchamber.co.uk and via the Chamber’s...read more
MHI Vestas is to hire hundreds of additional people in the coming weeks. The offshore wind turbine manufacturer is looking to recruit the new positions to keep pace with growing demand. “Today marks the start of an ambitious program to increase the capacity of our...read more
The Isle of Wight Chamber of Commerce Annual General Meeting was held on Friday 12th October at the Garlic Farm. The meeting was chaired by Steve Porter, Chairman of the Chamber board. The Chamber’s Chief Executive Steven Holbrook shared his vision and ideas for the...read more