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 nominations have been announced for the 2018 Business Awards for Excellence, in association with Red Funnel. The prestigious awards will be presented at a glittering ceremony, hosted by Anneka Rice, on Friday November 30th at Cowes Yacht Haven. “It’s an incredible...read more
Plans for a new £500,000 dinosaur-themed adventure golf course on the Isle of Wight have this week been passed by the IW Council and revealed by Heritage Attractions Ltd. “Dino Islands… A Golf Adventure” is to be the latest large-scale development for Sandham Gardens...read more
This year’s nominations for the IW Chamber Business Awards For Excellence in association with Red Funnel will be announced on-line at midday tomorrow (23rd October). The shortlist of nominees will be published here at https://iwchamber.co.uk and via the Chamber’s...read more
MHI Vestas is to hire hundreds of additional people in the coming weeks. The offshore wind turbine manufacturer is looking to recruit the new positions to keep pace with growing demand. “Today marks the start of an ambitious program to increase the capacity of our...read more
The Isle of Wight Chamber of Commerce Annual General Meeting was held on Friday 12th October at the Garlic Farm. The meeting was chaired by Steve Porter, Chairman of the Chamber board. The Chamber’s Chief Executive Steven Holbrook shared his vision and ideas for the...read more
Expo, Awards and the future – by the Chamber’s CEO Steven Holbrook There have been an awful lot of changes happening at the Chamber these past few months. I wanted to pause and take a moment to share some of these with you and also give a taste of the...read more
Thanks to everyone who supported Expo By Steven Holbrook, the Chamber’s Chief Executive The Chamber’s Business Expo has grown in size and stature every year and this year was by far our busiest and best yet. The Chamber team worked very hard to bring the event...read more
The naming of Wightlink’s environmentally friendly flagship, Victoria of Wight has marked the completion of a £45million investment in the Fishbourne to Portsmouth route. The new £30 million hybrid energy car ferry can carry 178 cars and more than a thousand...read more
Vectis Radio has won bronze at the prestigious National Community Radio Awards. The trophy recognises the 4Ps Training Project which was one of five nominees in the Community Development Project of the Year category. The station was shortlisted from more than 360...read more
Vectis Ventures Holdings has announced plans for a multi-million pound indoor waterpark to be built at Robin Hill Country Park. Plans for ‘The Springs’ will be submitted formally to the Isle of Wight Council as a planning application supported by an environmental...read more