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

IW Lottery Loan helps Brightbulb shine even brighter

Brightbulb Design has created three new jobs and expanded to new offices thanks to a £20,000 interest free loan from the Isle of Wight Lottery Wootton based Brightbulb Design is the latest Island business to benefit from the support of the Isle of Wight Lottery. The...

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IW Lottery helps Three Little Buds

Katie Ennis is setting up her first ever business with the help of the Isle of Wight Lottery. She’s borrowed £2,500 as an interest free loan, to help her open a shop in Ryde’s Victoria Arcade. “My shop is called Three Little Buds, named after my three young children,...

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Red Funnel’s freight ferry spotlights UK shipbuilding

Red Kestrel, the newest addition to Red Funnel’s fleet, has been officially named at a traditional ceremony attended by 200 invited guests including the Minister of State for Employment at Department of Work and Pensions. Alok Sharma MP’s speech highlighted the...

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Rapanui and Teemill profile

Ten years ago brothers Martin and Rob Drake-Knight went into business. It was an inauspicious start; they were based in a shed, in their parent’s garden. A decade later Kate Moss is wearing their t-shirts and new expansion plans will see them employ 175 people at...

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Sustainable future demonstrated at Smart Island Live

Organisers have confirmed that planning will start shortly for Smart Island Live 2020, after more than 150 businesses and 200 attendees took part in the inaugural event held at CECAMM in East Cowes. The networking event promoted ideas and opportunities around...

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BPCA invite Hillbans Pest Control to PestEx at Excel, London

Hillbans Pest Control attended this year’s PestEX at Excel in London as guests of Kevin Higgins Membership Manager of the British Pest Control Association (BPCA). The exhibition and conference is the UK’s trade exhibition for the pest control industry and the largest...

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Fresh international success for Made By Hippo

Newport-based web technology company Made By Hippo is celebrating an extremely successful eight years working with an American tech startup company to build and manage their hardware and software architecture. When Made by Hippo started working with US firm Fresh...

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Double celebration for Larry and Barry

Good Skills Training Hampshire and the Isle of Wight have been delivering First Aid and Health and Safety Training and Consultancy for over two years. Larry Martin and Barry Grant work with all industry sectors, from scaffolders and window fitters through to...

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Sustainable Tourism – is your business meeting the demand?

Last year The Seaview Hotel launched an electric bike sightseeing package for their guests. The offer was part of an initiative to promote non-car tourism to the Isle of Wight. The results were electrifying! By Tracy Mikich Tourism is incredibly important to the Isle...

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Island Business Magazine

This week’s winners

LUCKY FRIDAY 14 JUNE 2019
£1,000 WINNER
15255
PLUS ten £100 winners
 

Events

june

19jun9:30 am12:30 pmHow to Speak About Your Business in Public (Nosy Design)

20jun7:30 am9:30 amThursday Tea and Toast Networking - Slug & Lettuce

25jun9:30 am12:30 pmSafeguarding Awareness Course - Jigsaw Training

25jun1:30 pm4:30 pmAllergen Awareness Course - Jigsaw Training

26jun10:00 am12:30 pmINTERVIEW SUCCESS FOR EMPLOYERS - SUNSHINE RECRUITMENT SOLUTIONS

27jun9:30 am4:00 pm50 Plus Start Me Up - Free One-Day Business Start Up Course

27jun9:30 am4:00 pmFree One-Day Business Start Up Course

28jun9:00 am10:00 amThe Benefits of Joining the Isle Of Wight Chamber

july

01jul9:00 am4:30 pmTeam Building for a Better Business - IW College

03jul9:30 am12:30 pmControl of Substances Hazardous to Health COSHH Course - Good Skills Training LTD

03jul1:00 pm4:00 pmManual Handling Course - Good Skills Training

05jul7:30 am9:30 amIW Chamber Business Breakfast at Royal Victoria Yacht Club

10jul9:30 am12:30 pmBest Utilising Social Media for Your Business from Four Point Digital

10jul1:00 pm4:00 pmGrowing your Social Media Presence – Interactive Workshop from Four Point Digital

15jul9:30 am12:00 pm‘Managing Difficult People” - bluetouchpaper consulting

17jul10:00 am5:00 pmExpo 2019

23jul7:30 am9:30 amTuesday Tea and Toast Networking - N0 64 , Shanklin

25jul9:30 am4:00 pm50 Plus Start Me Up - Free One-Day Business Start Up Course

25jul9:30 am4:00 pmFree One-Day Business Start Up Course

30jul9:30 am4:30 pmEmergency First Aid at Work Course - Jigsaw Training

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