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
Members of the Isle of Wight Chamber of Commerce can get support, advice and guidance from industry experts as part of the Chamber’s Business Mentor Scheme. The Chamber has brought together a panel of volunteer mentors with extensive business experience. They...read more
Island businesses are being urged to take part in this year’s Wight In Bloom. The competition is now open for entries, with 11 categories to choose from, from small window box displays to large commercial gardens. Judging will take place in July and the...read more
The Isle of Wight Business Ambassador Scheme has been officially launched. More than 40 Island based business people have signed up to promote the Isle of Wight as a place to live and work, showcasing the benefits of the Island as a destination where businesses can...read more
The Isle of Wight Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the appointment of its new Chief Executive, Steven Holbrook, who will join the company on the 18th June 2018. After an extensive recruitment process, where the calibre of applications for the post was...read more
The voting is open for Red Funnel’s myIsleofWight Awards which showcase the very best tourism businesses on the Island. Now into its eighth year, the awards give visitors the opportunity to vote for their favourites. The only visitor-voted-for accolade for businesses...read more
Isle of Wight Council is welcoming the creation of 50 new jobs at its new waste recovery site at Forest Park, Newport. Once the site is fully operational in 2019, it will be an important part of the council’s aim to divert 90 per cent of waste away from landfill and...read more
Gurnard Primary School has a Local Authority Governor position available on the Governing Board. They are looking to appoint a member of the community who has significant experience in budgeting, income generation and finance and is involved in corporate business...read more
Lifestyle retailer Bayliss & Booth is set to create 10 new jobs, with apprenticeships and back to work opportunities as part of a new, purpose built unit in Blackwater. Owners Peter and Carole Lambert have been working with Leigh Thomas, planning consultants The...read more
Bodster CIC is calling for your vote to secure £50K of National Lottery funding as part of this year’s People’s Projects. Bodster is based in Sandford and works to support the Island people with dementia. Bodster is one of five groups in ITV Meridian West in the...read more
Mountbatten is looking for business leaders to join the board of the Island’s only hospice. The charity is reaching out to people with a background in financial investment, business building, accountancy or income generation. “Being a trustee provides an opportunity...read more