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.


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

IW Chamber’s Mentor scheme supports Island businesses

Members of the Isle of Wight Chamber of Commerce can get support, advice and guidance from industry experts as part of the Chamber’s Business Mentor Scheme. The Chamber has brought together a panel of volunteer mentors with extensive business experience. They...

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Wight In Bloom returns

Island businesses are being urged to take part in this year’s Wight In Bloom. The competition is now open for entries, with 11 categories to choose from, from small window box displays to large commercial gardens. Judging will take place in July and the...

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Island Ambassadors to drive investment and economic growth

The Isle of Wight Business Ambassador Scheme has been officially launched. More than 40 Island based business people have signed up to promote the Isle of Wight as a place to live and work, showcasing the benefits of the Island as a destination where businesses can...

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New Chief Executive for IW Chamber

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...

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Voting opens for tourism business awards

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...

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50 new jobs created at Forest Park site

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...

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Be a governor at Gurnard Primary School

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...

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New jobs planned at expanded Bayliss & Booth

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...

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Vote for Bodster CIC to win 50k National Lottery funding

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...

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Could you be a Mountbatten Trustee?

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...

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01jun7:30 am9:00 amNetworking Breakfast - The Sugar Store Events Centre

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27jun10:00 am1:00 pmSocial Media Course with Chris Court

28jun9:30 am4:00 pm50 Plus Start Me Up - Free One-Day Business Start Up Course

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British Chambers news

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  • Q1 2018 Quarterly International Trade Outlook May 25, 2018
    The Quarterly International Trade Outlook, published by the BCC and DHL for the first quarter of 2018, shows that exporters are being hampered by widespread labour shortages, particularly in manufacturing, where two-thirds of firms struggled to recruit in the first quarter of 2018. Both sectors are being severely hampered by the prevalence of skills shortages. […]
  • BCC/DHL: UK exporters impeded by labour shortages May 25, 2018
    The British Chambers of Commerce, in partnership with DHL, today (Friday) publishes its latest Quarterly International Trade Outlook, based on survey and documentation data from UK exporters. The Outlook shows exporters are being hampered by widespread labour shortages, particularly in manufacturing, where two-thirds of firms struggled to recruit in the first quarter of 2018.
  • BCC: Inflation continues on its downward path May 23, 2018
    Commenting on the inflation statistics for April 2018, published today by the Office for National Statistics, Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said:
  • BCC to Prime Minister: Time to 'fix the fundamentals' for UK growth May 22, 2018
    Chamber business leaders from across the United Kingdom have today (Tuesday) written to the Prime Minister calling for a renewed focus on tackling the barriers to growth and investment in the United Kingdom - and a radical plan for action.
  • BCC: Evidence of need for Apprenticeship reform mounting May 17, 2018
    Commenting on the Apprenticeship statistics released today by the Department of Education, Jane Gratton, Head of Skills at the British Chambers of Commerce said:
  • BCC: Productivity decline sign that wage growth can’t be taken for granted May 15, 2018
    Commenting on the labour market figures for May 2018, published today by the ONS, Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said:
  • BCC responds to Bank of England’s 'Super Thursday' May 10, 2018
    Commenting on the Bank of England inflation report and interest rate decision published on ‘Super Thursday’, Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said:
  • BCC comments on trade statistics May 10, 2018
    Commenting on the trade statistics for March 2018, released today by the ONS, Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said:
  • BCC: Pragmatism, not ideology, needed in customs debate May 6, 2018
    Reacting to comments made by Business Secretary Greg Clark MP and other political interviewees on the Andrew Marr programme regarding future customs arrangements, Dr Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce, said:
  • BCC Infrastructure Survey 2018 - Port Infrastructure April 30, 2018
    On 30 April 2018, BCC, in partnership with the Port of Dover, released the results of its recent survey which finds that over a third (36%) of traders rely on the just-in-time delivery of material and components, but that many are not preparing for changes to customs procedures after Brexit.

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