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 leader of the Isle of Wight Council has welcomed the news the Island will be designated a Tier 1 area when the four-week national lockdown across England ends on 2 December. Tier 1 — also known as alert level 'medium' — is the least restrictive tier under the...read more
Cowes based Vectis Refrigeration have been chosen by The Food Warehouse to support their new store now open on Wakes Retail Park in Newport. An example of their support for local businesses and the long standing relationship between the owners of The Food Warehouse,...read more
Sets out the local restriction tier system that will be in place from Wednesday 2 December, including what you can and cannot do in each tier. The current national restriction rules are still in place until 2 December and must be followed until they expire. When...read more
The Chamber can confirm that Peter Tomlinson is no longer a member or involved in any capacity with the Isle of Wight Chamber of Commerce; he resigned from his voluntary role as President in October 2019. We have been made aware of the legal proceedings against Peter...read more
Following the government decision to put in place a nationwide lockdown from 5 November, local authorities across England, including the Isle of Wight Council, are on standby to receive funds to support businesses. Two funds will be made available which could help...read more
The Solent Local Enterprise Partnership is inviting applications from small businesses for Restart and Recovery & Kickstarting Tourism Grants. Funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) eligible small businesses that have been negatively impacted by...read more
Following a successful bid, Wight Community Energy has been awarded £68,250 from Power to Change to deliver a number of new community-based renewable energy projects on the Isle of Wight. Wight Community Energy will be part of the national Next Generation community...read more
In light of the increased restrictions the UK government is introducing additional economic and business support measures. Take a look at the BCC's response to today's statement from the Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak MP. The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme...read more
On Saturday (31 October) the Prime Minister announced new national restrictions in England. From Thursday 5 November, everyone must stay at home, and may leave only for a limited set of reasons. These include: For education; For work, if you cannot work from home; For...read more
Wight Computers, the innovative technology company based on the Isle of Wight, are proud to reveal that they have worked closely with cross-Solent operator Wightlink to develop a bespoke digital voice assistant which will provide Wightlink customers with up to the...read more