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
Brightbulb Design is celebrating being named South Coast Small Business of the year at the eighth annual South Coast Business Awards. Brightbulb is the very first Isle of Wight business to be nominated at the awards and to take home a trophy. The awards cover the...read more
Two leading Island businesses were showcased at an event which celebrated their mutual successes. Matt Jeffery, founder of Brightbulb Design, spoke to highlight his businesses journey; the venue was provided by AJ Wells in Newport, Matt’s former employer, until...read more
Isle of Wight Chamber members are invited to learn more about support and potential grant funding opportunities at an event this Thursday. The expert speakers are Lukasz Liebersbach from Enterprise Europe Network and Bruce McLelland from Knowledge Transfer Network....read more
Island businesses are being urged to pledge their support for the environment as part of a newly launched accreditation scheme. Green Impact helps businesses to reduce their environmental impact whilst also attracting customers and increasing their profits. The Isle...read more
Isle of Wight Chamber of Commerce members, staff and colleagues have wished Kevin Smith a fond farewell. Kevin retired today after 17 years in the role as Chief Executive. Kevin’s last day in the role ended with a cream tea and a glass of prosecco with invited guests...read more
Marine Environment Science specialist Nicola Craig has joined Wightlink as the ferry company’s first Environmental Officer. She will focus on how to make its operations as environmentally friendly and sustainable as possible, building on initiatives such as installing...read more
Red Jet 7, Red Funnel’s new Hi-Speed passenger catamaran has entered the water for the first time in East Cowes on the Isle of Wight. The £7m addition to Red Funnel’s Red Jet fleet was ordered from Wight Shipyard on the Isle of Wight in August 2017, following an...read more
Brightbulb Design is the first Isle of Wight business to be nominated for the South Coast Business Awards. The Wootton based design company has been shortlisted for Small Business of the Year across the South Coast. The awards recognise dynamic companies with less...read more
Ryde Esplanade has been identified by IW Council as one of five potential Island sites for regeneration. It could provide an area for recreation, leisure and commerce, as well as meeting the identified priorities of local people. Improving the seafront area would...read more
The Island’s first 100% fully electric taxi service has already clocked up around 15,000 miles and taken around 1,500 fares. The business was launched six months ago and is based in Newport, run by owner Matt Malkin. “We’re feeling optimistic for the future and hope...read more