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

LinkedinLocal networking group launches on the island

A new business networking group using the power of LinkedIn social media is launching in Newport, aiming to put the social back into social media; to meet online contacts face-to-face and to meet the person behind the profile. Turning profiles and posts into...

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Opportunity to volunteer as a Harbour Commissioner at Cowes

Cowes Harbour is now recruiting for two non-executive Commissioners to join the Board, offering a great opportunity for interested local individuals to make a tangible and valuable contribution to the work of the harbour. We are committed to increasing diversity and...

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Top tourism businesses win at MyIsleofWight Awards

The Island’s only visitor-voted tourism Awards have been presented. The MyIsleofWight Awards, sponsored by Red Funnel, were presented at The Cow at Tapnell Farm at a Festival-themed evening with a green message behind it. This year saw some new businesses nominated,...

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Red Funnel CEO Fran Collins in The Interview

"I don't ever want Red Funnel to be seen as a corporate giant because we're not. We have corporate owners and we are fundamentally a corporate business but actually our heart and soul is still Island based. That's been very clear to me over the last six months." Red...

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Businesses invited to WightFibre drop-in event this Thursday

Island businesses are being invited to learn more about how the roll-out of WightFibre’s new ultra fast broadband network could help them work faster with increased reliability. Businesses are being encouraged to drop in to WightFibre’s session at Quay Arts in Newport...

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UKSA invests in new building programme

UKSA has signed a 50-year lease on the adjacent Cowes Youth Centre, bringing new sports and leisure facilities to UKSA and the local community. The youth centre will be upgraded with the creation of four new classrooms, the installation of CCTV, door entry systems and...

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Caffe Isola officially opens retail floor

Dan, Stef and the team are celebrating the opening of a second floor at Caffe Isola. The artisan coffee shop on Newport’s St James’ Street now has additional seating with the opportunity to browse arts and crafts from local businesses. “We’re really pleased to be...

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Island Planning Strategy Consultation goes live

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:...

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IW Lottery supports Abbie and Forever Young

Abbie Young is launching her own business with the help of the Isle of Wight Lottery. Abbie has received a £10,000 interest free loan to help her set up Forever Young Beauty Therapy in Godshill. The loan has helped Abbie invest in the setting up her new salon and...

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This week’s winners

LUCKY FRIDAY 15 FEBRUARY 2019
£1,000 WINNER
14525
PLUS ten £100 winners
 

Events

february

19feb11:00 am1:00 pmMember tour of Rapanui/Teemill Factory

21feb9:30 am4:00 pmFree One-Day Business Start Up Course

21feb9:30 am4:00 pm50 Plus Start Me Up - Free One-Day Business Start Up Course

26feb9:30 am3:30 pmThe Art of of Project Management

march

01mar7:30 am9:30 amIW Chamber Business Breakfast at Island Sailing Club

05mar7:30 am9:30 amTuesday Tea and Toast Networking at Slug and Lettuce

06mar9:00 am10:00 amThe Benefits of Joining the Isle Of Wight Chamber

07mar9:30 am12:00 pmSocial Media Training for Beginners with Chris Court Associates

07mar1:00 pm5:00 pmSocial Media Interactive Workshop with Chris Court Associates

12mar10:00 am12:30 pmAdventurous Networking at Adventure Activities - Morning Session

12mar12:30 pm2:00 pmIW Chamber Networking Lunch at Adventure Activities

12mar2:00 pm4:30 pmAdventurous Networking at Adventure Activities - Afternoon Session

18mar(mar 18)9:30 am22(mar 22)12:30 pm5 Day Sales & Social Course

19mar9:30 am11:30 amHow Can I Raise My Prices, Safely? (Dave Simon,Double-Your-Profits)

21mar9:30 am4:00 pmFree One-Day Business Start Up Course

21mar9:30 am4:00 pm50 Plus Start Me Up - Free One-Day Business Start Up Course

21mar6:00 pm8:00 pmIW Chamber Business Dinner hosted by Briddlesford Farm

27mar10:00 am5:00 pmTeams to Inspire – 1 Day Training Course by In2action

28mar7:30 am9:30 amFree Employment Law & HR Update event for businesses & HR professionals

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