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
Martin Timbers is celebrating winning a Highly Commended award at the prestigious 2017 Business Awards For Excellence. Martin runs Isle of Wight Design and Print and his business was nominated twice. He was shortlisted for the Marketing and Design award as well as the...read more
The Cowes floating bridge is scheduled to reopen to the public this coming Monday (11 December) as part of an extended trial period that will take place this month. Cars and passengers will be able to use it from 11 December for the normal fees. In addition, and in a...read more
The 2017 Isle of Wight Chamber of Commerce Business Awards for Excellence have been presented. The prestigious ceremony was held at Cowes Yacht Haven Events Centre tonight (Friday 1st December 2017), hosted by Fred Dinenage. The event’s main sponsor was the Isle of...read more
Chamber members Desk Digital are holding a skills event tomorrow night – read more Desk Digital, a digital marketing agency on the Isle of Wight, is pleased to announce a brand new community event designed to help digital marketers and creatives swap skills...read more
Wightlink won Best Family Ferry Operator 2017 and was presented with the award at the third annual Family Traveller awards ceremony, on Tuesday 21 November. Attracting a record 45,000 votes from the popular magazine and website’s readership, every element of a family...read more
Cowes based Employment Law and HR specialist firm REAL Employment Law Advice has expanded in more ways than one this year. After opening a new office in Salisbury in April and welcoming Miranda Amos as a practicing solicitor, September saw the arrival of Abigail...read more
An innovative logistics and distribution partnership between Red Funnel Ferries, Steve Porter Transport and Meachers Global Logistics garnered recognition at this year’s Supply Chain Excellence Awards because of the positive impact it’s having on the environment....read more
The construction of Red Funnel’s second state-of-the-art high-speed passenger ferry, Red Jet 7 is rapidly taking shape at Wight Shipyard Co in East Cowes on the Isle of Wight. The £7m, 41 metre vessel is expected to enter the water ahead of schedule in May 2018. The...read more
WightFibre has unveiled plans for a “full-fibre, future proof, ultrafast broadband network” across the Isle of Wight which will deliver some of the fastest speeds in the world. Up to 1Gb (1,000Mb) or faster will be made available to over 50,000 homes and businesses...read more
Up to £846,000 is available to support Island businesses that face the steepest increases in their business rates bills. The funding is available via the Isle of Wight Council until 2021 and is from a central government discretionary fund. The council has now taken a...read more