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 including Red Funnel and Wightlink. Also includes Legal, HR and Health & Safety products as part of membership which are valued at over £100,000 of protection.
SUPPORT & INFORMATION
Access to training, information events, regular email updates and support with export documentation.
Promote your business, products and services at preferential rates by taking part in our annual Expo event, sponsoring key events such as the IW Chamber Business Awards or by advertising in Island Business magazine.
IW Chamber is accredited by the British Chamber of Commerce and is your voice at a national and local level. Benefit from having input to local, regional and national economic surveys and campaigns.
Connect with like-minded businesses and potential customers and suppliers at our regular networking meetings and events.
Island Business News
The Solent Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) has launched a new Rural Business Resilience Fund for Isle of Wight businesses in response to the coronavirus outbreak as it works tirelessly to support the region’s businesses. The fund, managed by Natural Enterprise on...read more
At IW Chamber we welcome the measures outlined by the Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak to support the self-employed and sole traders whose businesses have been affected by Coronavirus. As ever we await the full detail on what will be a complex scheme that goes...read more
The Isle of Wight Council and the funding body WightAID have joined forces to ensure frontline charities to the coronavirus response receive the support they so desperately need. For the next few months, WightAID will focus its grant giving to those in the most...read more
IW Chamber – Your business voice in the Coronavirus crisis By IW Chamber Chief Executive Steven Holbrook The Isle of Wight Chamber of Commerce has always been the voice of Island businesses, representing hundreds of member businesses and in turn, many thousands of...read more
Dear IW Chamber member, We are living in unprecedented times. The situation is evolving every day and many Island businesses will be bracing themselves for difficult situations and possibly difficult choices. At the IW Chamber we want to support you as best as we can....read more
In light of recent developments around containing the spread of Coronavirus, it has been decided to postpone Smart Island Live to later this year. The event will not now take place on May 28th. We would like to assure all delegates, exhibitors and sponsors that the...read more
Protect yourself and others. For the latest on Coronavirus (COVID-19) see the Governments information for Employers and Businesses here: www.gov.uk/government/publications/guidance-to-employers-and-businesses-about-covid-19 The latest Coronavirus advice from the NHS...read more
When Emma Spinelli found a long-lost key to a filing cabinet at the IW Chamber she was surprised to find it full of out-of-date pads of paper, pens and other promotional items that had been sent to the Island by the British Chamber for a campaign that was never...read more
Smart Island Live is back for 2020, returning to CECAMM in East Cowes. The event, designed to be the Island’s environmental and sustainability Expo for the business community, will take place on Thursday May 28th 2020. Last year’s inaugural event was a major success...read more
Drivers could soon be able to park for 30 minutes in Newport High Street for a convenient £1 — in a move aimed at supporting businesses and boosting local trade. The Isle of Wight Council said the tariff was aimed at people who wanted to pull up, nip in one or two...read more