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
This year’s Expo 2016 is the biggest and best yet, with more than 60 Island businesses exhibiting at the event and hundreds of people attending. The B2B expo is organised each year by the Isle of Wight Chamber of Commerce and was held at the Lakeside Park Hotel for...read more
The newly launched WightAID foundation will enable Island businesses to support local good causes, raising funds from businesses operating on the Island, and distributes grants to a range of charities and good causes on the Isle of Wight. The charity is a new...read more
Isle of Wight Lottery Scratchcards are now on sale at more than 50 Island retailers. The scratchcards are the instant way to play the Isle of Wight Lottery and are the only scratchcard where all of the money raised stays on the Island. There’s a one in five chance of...read more
Want to get back on your bike? Interested in trying a new Red Squirrel Electric Bike? Come along to one of our free Bikes In Business drop-in sessions where you can give your bike a free health check and try going electric! The Chamber of Commerce is hosting Bikes In...read more
Since making its first order of Goddards FuggleDeeDum on 16th January 1995, staff at The Anchor in Cowes has kept a tally of precisely how many pints they have served and now more than 250,000 pints have been pulled, with the 250,000th pint being pulled by Anchor Inn...read more
An opportunity for Islanders to find out more about improvements on Wightlink’s Fishbourne-Portsmouth car ferry route
Wightlink Ferries is holding a ‘drop in’ consultation session on Tuesday 20 September 2016 to update neighbours, stakeholders and customers of progress on its £45million investment in a new ship and improvements at Fishbourne and Portsmouth Gunwharf car ferry...read more
On the day that Parliament returns from summer recess, the British Chambers of Commerce has released the results of a survey of more than 800 UK businesses who employ EU staff, revealing that more than two fifths of companies report their EU employees have expressed...read more
Island businesses are being encouraged to find out more about the upcoming works by Island Roads on Newport’s Coppins Bridge. A resurfacing scheme is scheduled to begin on September 14 and last for nine nights. Due to the central location and volume of traffic using...read more
IFPL is celebrating a major milestone this year, supplying their two millionth industry part to a key Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM). Now in their 20th year of trading, Calbourne based IFPL reached their two-millionth unit just four years after the first...read more
On Wednesday 10th August, Spinlock received a visit from HRH Prince Philip at their production facility in Cowes. His Royal Highness met with Spinlock staff that assembles the products ready for export around the world, as well as formally awarding Spinlock with the...read more