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
Today (Friday), sees the launch of a new ‘Isle of Wight Welcomes You’ social media campaign, to make clear the Island is open to visitors – from this weekend onwards. With hundreds of tourism and hospitality businesses on the Island set to open their doors tomorrow...read more
The Isle of Wight Council has today (Tuesday 30 June) launched the latest addition to its coronavirus toolkit to control the virus and protect the Island. The Covid-19 Prevention, Incident and Outbreak Control Plan provides a blueprint for containing and managing...read more
Following the UK Government announcement on Tuesday regarding the reopening of businesses, Visit Isle of Wight and Isle of Wight Council are preparing a series of FREE online information sessions that you are invited to join. These sessions aim to work through some of...read more
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has today (Tuesday 23 June) set out further changes to lockdown measures in England to enable people to see more of their friends and family, help businesses get back on their feet and get people back in their jobs. From Saturday 4th July,...read more
Leading Island retailer Bayliss & Booth have moved out of their previous site at Riverside in Newport to their new ‘Home on the Hill’ at Wootton Bridge. Previously a Harwoods Fiat car showroom, the premises, including the old workshop, have been transformed into...read more
A ‘bounce back’ plan of trade measures for the agriculture, food and drink industry has been announced today to help support businesses that have been impacted by coronavirus. Package of measures designed to turbo charge UK food and drink as the world recovers from...read more
MP Bob Seely has written to Tourism Minister, Nigel Huddleston, with a list of suggestions about how the Government could help get the UK visitor economy back on its feet. Bob highlighted the fact that there were 2.4 million visitors to the Isle of Wight in 2019, who...read more
During the coronavirus pandemic, Cowes-based business owners Kathy Chillistone and Dave Winter, of ChilliWinter, have successfully raised over £2500+ for Mountbatten Isle of Wight. With their handmade Rainbow Collection, every product sold is not-for-profit, with a...read more
Rishi Sunak announces Self-Employment Income Support Scheme will be extended - with those eligible able to claim a second and final grant capped at £6,570 Chancellor also outlines further details on the extension of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, including...read more
A scheme to help get businesses back up and running with the sale of protective face masks is also set to benefit local charities on the Island. The ‘Business Bounce Back’ initiative is being supported by entrepreneur John Caulcutt and Yarmouth-based chandlery...read more