PROTECT YOUR BUSINESS

Legal insurance cover and 24 hour access to Chamber Legal and Chamber HR advice lines. Unlimited access to hundreds of Health & Safety and HR documents. Professional advice on a wide range of topics including employment disputes, tax and VAT inspections. 

SAVINGS

Save money with our member-to-member discounts including with Red Funnel and Wightlink. Chamber members receive preferential rates on exhibiting at Expo and advertising in Island Business magazine.

SUPPORT & INFORMATION

IW Chamber members can access funding, start-up loans, mentoring and training courses. Exporting businesses can take advantage of the Chamber’s International Trade services.

PROFILE

Raise your profile and engage with the Island’s business community. 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.

NETWORK

Be part of the Island’s biggest business network! Get connected with business of every size and sector. Join our regular networking events and our annual Business Expo.

REPRESENTATION

IW Chamber is accredited by the British Chamber of Commerce and is the voice of Island business at a national and local level. The Chamber represents member views as part of the BCC network through lobbying, economic surveys and campaigns.

Island Business News

BCC Economic Forecast: Testing times as quarterly growth dries up

BCC Economic Forecast: Testing times as quarterly growth dries up

Quarterly economic growth is expected to grind to a halt this year before dipping briefly into negative territory as global events continue to weigh heavily on the UK economy. UK Economic Outlook – 2022 The British Chambers of Commerce has downgraded its expectations...

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IW Chamber Business Awards with WightFibre – the winners!

IW Chamber Business Awards with WightFibre – the winners!

IW CHAMBER BUSINESS AWARDS 2022 with WIGHTFIBRE The Island’s biggest and most prestigious awards have been presented – for the first time since 2019. Top Mops has been named the Business of the Year, receiving a standing ovation from the capacity crowd at Cowes Yacht...

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Nominations announced!

Nominations announced!

IW CHAMBER BUSINESS AWARDS 2022 sponsored by WightFibre Nominations announced! The nominations have been announced for the Isle of Wight’s most prestigious awards. The IW Chamber Business Awards 2022, sponsored by WightFibre, will be presented at Cowes Yacht Haven on...

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BCC gives response to Chancellor’s Spring Statement 2022

BCC gives response to Chancellor’s Spring Statement 2022

Giving her reaction to the Chancellor’s statement, Shevaun Haviland, Director General of the BCC, said:  “The Spring Statement falls short of the action businesses needed to see today. While there are some positive announcements that firms will welcome, it did not...

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First payments of latest COVID business grants are made

First payments of latest COVID business grants are made

The first Island businesses are seeing payments of the government-funded omicron hospitality and leisure grant arrive in their bank accounts. But the Isle of Wight Council is warning business owners to check their eligibility and apply, or risk losing out. The...

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Omicron Hospitality and Leisure Grant

Omicron Hospitality and Leisure Grant

Further government grants to support businesses in the hospitality, accommodation and leisure sectors were announced by the government just before Christmas last year. Now the Isle of Wight Council is giving more details of how the scheme will be operated on the...

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Island Business Magazine

Events

july

07jul2:30 pm4:30 pmAfternoon Tea at Quarr Abbey

12jul9:00 am4:00 pmEmergency First Aid at Work Course – Delivered by Good Skills Training

15jul1:00 pm2:00 pmIW Chamber business forum with Bob Seely MP

19jul9:00 am12:30 pmFire Marshal Course – Delivered by Good Skills Training

21jul9:30 am4:00 pmBusiness Start Up Course

august

03aug1:00 pm4:00 pmCowes Week BBQ & Drinks with Red Squirrel Property Shop

05aug7:30 am9:30 amBusiness Breakfast at Liz Earle

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