PROTECTION

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.

SAVINGS

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.

PROFILE

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.

NETWORK

Regular networking meetings to provide you with opportunities to connect with like-minded businesses and potential customers and suppliers.

REPRESENTATION

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

100 new jobs for Rapanui and Teemill

Teemill Tech Limited and its sister business Rapanui is increasing capacity tenfold and plans to create 100 jobs after purchasing a 15,000 sq. ft site to build a new facility, with support from the Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking Clean Growth Finance Initiative....

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Dale Howarth appointed CPD Ambassador

At an event held in Westminster, London, Dale Howarth was appointed as a CPD Ambassador with the CPD Standards Office (CPDSO) which is part of the Professional Development Consortium. One of only twelve such Ambassadors. Dale is well known as a Business Mentor and one...

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LinkedinLocal networking group launches on the island

A new business networking group using the power of LinkedIn social media is launching in Newport, aiming to put the social back into social media; to meet online contacts face-to-face and to meet the person behind the profile. Turning profiles and posts into...

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Opportunity to volunteer as a Harbour Commissioner at Cowes

Cowes Harbour is now recruiting for two non-executive Commissioners to join the Board, offering a great opportunity for interested local individuals to make a tangible and valuable contribution to the work of the harbour. We are committed to increasing diversity and...

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Top tourism businesses win at MyIsleofWight Awards

The Island’s only visitor-voted tourism Awards have been presented. The MyIsleofWight Awards, sponsored by Red Funnel, were presented at The Cow at Tapnell Farm at a Festival-themed evening with a green message behind it. This year saw some new businesses nominated,...

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Red Funnel CEO Fran Collins in The Interview

"I don't ever want Red Funnel to be seen as a corporate giant because we're not. We have corporate owners and we are fundamentally a corporate business but actually our heart and soul is still Island based. That's been very clear to me over the last six months." Red...

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Businesses invited to WightFibre drop-in event this Thursday

Island businesses are being invited to learn more about how the roll-out of WightFibre’s new ultra fast broadband network could help them work faster with increased reliability. Businesses are being encouraged to drop in to WightFibre’s session at Quay Arts in Newport...

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UKSA invests in new building programme

UKSA has signed a 50-year lease on the adjacent Cowes Youth Centre, bringing new sports and leisure facilities to UKSA and the local community. The youth centre will be upgraded with the creation of four new classrooms, the installation of CCTV, door entry systems and...

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Caffe Isola officially opens retail floor

Dan, Stef and the team are celebrating the opening of a second floor at Caffe Isola. The artisan coffee shop on Newport’s St James’ Street now has additional seating with the opportunity to browse arts and crafts from local businesses. “We’re really pleased to be...

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Island Business Magazine

This week’s winners

LUCKY FRIDAY 8 MARCH 2019
£1,000 WINNER
3397
PLUS ten £100 winners
 

Events

march

27mar10:00 am5:00 pmTeams to Inspire – One Day Training Course by In2action

28mar7:30 am9:30 amFree Employment Law & HR Update event for businesses & HR professionals

april

05apr7:30 am9:30 amIW CHAMBER BUSINESS BREAKFAST AT NEWCLOSE COUNTY CRICKET GROUND

08apr9:30 am4:30 pmApprenticeship Workshops with HTP Apprenticeship College

09apr7:30 am9:30 amTuesday Tea and Toast Networking at N0 64, Shanklin

10apr10:00 am5:00 pmGo Ahead Make My Day – Staff Teams - Training Course delivered by In2Action

23apr9:30 am11:00 amDisruptive Tech for Tourism, Hospitality, Care and Business - Clark Associates

25apr9:30 am4:00 pmFree One-Day Business Start Up Course

25apr9:30 am4:00 pm50 Plus Start Me Up - Free One-Day Business Start Up Course

26apr9:30 am12:30 pmFREE CPR AND DEFIBRILLATOR (AED) WORKSHOP

26apr1:00 pm4:00 pmFire Marshal Course - Good Skills Training

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