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
Vectis Ventures Holdings has announced plans for a multi-million pound indoor waterpark to be built at Robin Hill Country Park. Plans for ‘The Springs’ will be submitted formally to the Isle of Wight Council as a planning application supported by an environmental...read more
Top quality business networking this morning at Strings Bar and Venue in Newport with more than 50 Island business people attending. It’s the first morning event for Claydon Connor and the team at Strings who have recently celebrated their first anniversary. You...read more
MHI Vestas is celebrating the offshore wind industry’s most impressive achievement to date – the inauguration of the most powerful offshore wind farm in the world. The 659 MW Walney Extension eclipses London Array (630 MW) as the world’s largest offshore wind...read more
Isle of Wight MP, Bob Seely has met with Island technology company Innovative Physics – the company responsible for bringing £15 million of investment to the Isle of Wight through their successful export business based around the use of artificial intelligence and...read more
Businesses, bubbly and a bucking bronco were all in attendance at Friday’s open day on Ryde’s Nicholson Road. The event was organised by neighbouring businesses PC Consultants, Hillbans Pest Control and Isle of Wight Jobs. They were joined by many other businesses and...read more
The IW Chamber is very excited to be able to launch a Patron Scheme for the benefit and enhancement of its members. The scheme has been constructed to add value to all size of business and promote ongoing and closer working relationships between the Chamber and its...read more
On Friday November 30th we’ll be celebrating the very best in Island business at our prestigious ceremony at Cowes Yacht Haven Events Centre. Will your business be there? Will you take home one of our highly-prized awards? Enter now! This is your chance to tell...read more
Navigating a path to economic growth and protecting jobs: Harbourmaster Capt. Stuart McIntosh talks to Tom Stroud about how Cowes Harbour Commission (CHC) balances the views of stakeholders on “the main road into the Island.” There’s a lot to talk about! With all of...read more
“My challenge is to reach out to everyone”: Meet Steven Holbrook, Chief Executive of the Isle of Wight Chamber of Commerce It’s been a busy first few weeks in the role for the Chamber’s new Chief Executive. Steven Holbrook was born on the Isle of Wight and left to go...read more
Let’s shout about the Island as a fantastic place to live and work – it’s more exciting than London! By Reniera O’Donnell, Assistant Director for Regeneration at the Isle of Wight Council. On 19 July, I stood up at our annual regeneration conference and declared that...read more