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
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
Isle of Wight Council has launched a new scheme to support jobseekers with travel to interviews and employment. The sustainable travel support scheme will focus on providing one to one travel advice and training for active jobseekers on the Island, and offer support...read more
TALKING BUSINESS By Kevin Smith, Isle of Wight Chamber of Commerce Chief Executive This article was first published in the January / February edition of Island Business magazine Last year I talked a lot about ‘economic’ development for the Isle of Wight and some of...read more
Happy New Year from all the team at the Isle of Wight Chamber of Commerce. We have lots of events coming up including networking breakfasts, networking evenings and start-up course and are looking forward to working with the business community throughout 2017.read more
A number of community based projects supporting young people on the Island are among those to have been chosen as recipients of this year’s grant funding from the Isle of Wight Foundation – the charitable foundation established by the partners in Island Roads. The...read more
The Isle of Wight Council has launched its budget consultation for 2017/18. The consultation will seek views from Island residents, partners, businesses, town and parish councils and the voluntary sector about what their priorities for council spending in the future...read more
Take Five is a national campaign that offers straight-forward and impartial advice to help everyone protect themselves from preventable financial fraud. This includes email deception and phone-based scams as well as online fraud – particularly where criminals...read more
Bestival organiser Rob da Bank has told Islanders to look out for a new event in 2017. He thanked the Island “for hosting us” and paid tribute to his event’s “13 magical, amazing, inspirational years on the Isle of Wight, our spiritual home.” Island resident Rob has...read more