PROTECTIONProfessional 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.
SAVINGSAccess 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 & INFORMATIONInformation, 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.
PROFILEWe 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.
NETWORKRegular networking meetings to provide you with opportunities to connect with like-minded businesses and potential customers and suppliers.
REPRESENTATIONMake 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
Visit Isle of Wight’s Travel Ambassador Green Star Scheme is being promoted with a “Round The Island” Bus tour on Thursday next week, ending with a chance to experience the Electric Woods at Robin Hill for a few hours. The Green Star scheme has been...read more
Mairead Healy has been appointed as the new Executive Director of the Isle of Wight Youth Trust, serving children and young people across the Island who are facing emotional difficulties. Mairead, previously the Chief Executive of an Irish youth Charity based in...read more
Isle of Wight Day is to return this year and the event will be bigger than ever. Speaking at a launch held at Barton Manor, the Island’s High Sheriff Robin Courage confirmed that he will continue to spearhead Isle of Wight Day, and that the 2017 support will be...read more
Island businesses are trying out sustainable travel as part of Green Travel Month. The activity is being organised by the Isle of Wight Chamber of Commerce and will see businesses including Isle of Wight College, Stainless Games, GKN, Island Roads and the Isle of...read more
February is Green Travel Month and Islanders are being encouraged to cut carbon and change the way that they travel to work. Island businesses are finding out more about how they can “drive less, see more”, by considering alternative ways of commuting. During Green...read more
The ‘Solent Deal’ has been described as “dead in the water” by the Island’s MP Andrew Turner after he attended two meetings of the Hampshire and Isle of Wight All Party Parliamentary Group. Andrew Turner is Vice chairman of the group and he was joined at the second...read more
The new Leader of the Isle of Wight Council, Councillor Dave Stewart, has named his Executive. The team will take care of the leadership of the authority until the local council elections in May 2017. Conservative Councillor Wayne Whittle will manage Tourism and...read more
Something big is coming! From Friday February 3rd we’re giving away more prizes each week on the Isle of Wight Lottery. We’re moving the draw to Fridays with more fun and more ways to win. Every week we’re giving away a £1,000 prize along with ten new £100 prizes....read more
The process to elect a new Leader of the Isle of Wight Council will take place at Full Council on Wednesday. John Metcalfe, Chief Executive of the Isle of Wight Council, has acknowledged receipt of the resignations of Councillors Jonathan Bacon and Steve Stubbings,...read more
Wightlink has announced a partnership with Island based company Wight Crystal who will become the preferred supplier of bottled water across all the ferry company’s 12 retail outlets onshore and afloat. Under the deal, Wightlink will become Newport-based Wight...read more