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
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
The British Chambers of Commerce is pleased to announce that Dundee and Angus Chamber of Commerce has passed the accreditation process, to become the 53rd Accredited Chamber of Commerce in the UK. The Chamber, led by Chief Executive Alison Henderson, successfully...read more
Gioia Minghella-Giddens is the Island’s new High Sheriff. She has been sworn in as the Island’s new High Sheriff at Northwood House in an ancient ceremony presided over by HH Judge Ralls QC, in the presence of the Lord Lieutenant and over 150 guests. High...read more
Beyond Brexit: The outlook for the rural economy By James Attrill, Partner BCM, Rural Property Specialists As we move closer towards Brexit in March 2019, the rural economy is peering over the horizon to see how it will need to adjust. After 40 years of significant...read more