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
The government today announced it will significantly increase the generosity and reach of its winter support schemes to ensure livelihoods and jobs across the UK continue to be protected in the difficult months to come, supporting jobs and helping to contain the...read more
In a letter to the Prime Minister, British Chambers of Commerce Director General, Dr Adam Marshall, BCC President Baroness Ruby McGregor-Smith and Chamber CEOs from across the United Kingdom set five business tests that must be met to limit the impact of Coronavirus...read more
Rishi Sunak unveils government’s plan to protect jobs and support businesses over the coming months. central to plan is a new Job Support Scheme and extension of Self Employment Income Support Scheme and over one million businesses will get flexibilities to help pay...read more
Thursday, October 8th will see Sir Ian Cheshire, Chair of Barclays Bank UK PLC and former CEO of Kingfisher plc and B&Q join leading business owners, directors and managers of island companies as guest speaker at the forthcoming LinkedInLocal Isle of Wight ‘Live’...read more
The Isle of Wight Chamber of Commerce is delighted to announce that they are now ready to aid the Island’s business community with applications for the Kickstart Programme here on the Isle of Wight as a Department of Works and Pensions (DWP) Intermediary. The...read more
The Isle of Wight Chamber of Commerce is backing the Diamond Races event as good for business and good for Island jobs. At its recent board meeting there was total support for the proposed new motorcycle time-trial event planned to be held on the Island in October...read more
Dear IW Chamber Members Here on the Isle of Wight, Island residents are being asked once again to trial a brand new app to support the fight against coronavirus. Thanks to all the work we put in first time around, a new and much improved app has been developed....read more
Following the success of the Isle of Wight Rural Business Resilience Fund the Solent LEP have opened the Isle of Wight Rural Fund. Designed to benefit the Island's rural economy, businesses can now apply for a share of £105,000. The Isle of Wight Rural Fund has been...read more
Further details of how jobs will be protected through the government’s new Job Retention Bonus were unveiled by HMRC today. employers can claim the bonus for all eligible employees who have been furloughed it comes as employers set to start contributing to the...read more
New category in the prestigious business awards to celebrate firms which have an inclusive culture. The government has launched a new ‘Promoting opportunity through social mobility’ category in the prestigious Queen’s Awards for Enterprise, recognising businesses that...read more