Company profiles

Hovertravel

Hovertravel

Flying the flag: New craft and a £10 million investment in the business - Tom Stroud finds out where Hovertravel goes next More than 50 years since Hovertravel began serving the Island the company continues to grow. Even the most casual customer will have noticed the...

Spyder UK

Spyder UK

From Glastonbury to the Garlic Festival – from Cowes Week to Coldplay – Island based events company Spyder has been putting up stages, rigging and sound systems since 2004. Tom Stroud finds out more “I still get a buzz from the events. When they come together and...

COMPANY PROFILE Aluminium Marine Consultants

COMPANY PROFILE Aluminium Marine Consultants

Marine manufacturing is a key sector for the Isle of Wight economy. The River Medina is home to many businesses that are associated with marine technology and manufacturing. Aluminium Marine Consultants is a boatbuilder that is currently contributing at least £2...

Cowes Yacht Haven’s John Pridham

Cowes Yacht Haven’s John Pridham

Jon Pridham has been MD at Cowes Yacht Haven for six years, joining the business from working with superyachts in Porto Montenegro. He’d previously worked for Gunwharf Quays in Portsmouth, having graduated from Portsmouth University with a degree in Civil Engineering....

Wight Warriors Speedway

Wight Warriors Speedway

Speedway is back on the Isle of Wight. The passionate new team at Smallbrook are bringing new life to Speedway on the Island, as well as relaunching the stadium as a venue. They want to see the Isle of Wight supporting them, in the stands as well as from a business...

Investment at Ryde Superbowl

Investment at Ryde Superbowl

Striking success for the Ryde attraction with Laserquest bringing in new customers. Just don’t call them LA Bowl! “The place looks much better, it’s more comfortable now, it’s more attractive and families love it,” says Neil Bradley. He’s general manager at Ryde...

Island Roads

Island Roads

Half way milestone for the Island’s PFI contractor This year, Island Roads will reach the half way point of its core investment period – the initial seven-year phase in which the work to upgrade the Island’s highways network will have been completed. By the end of...

PC Consultants

PC Consultants

Ryde based PC Consultants provides IT support, hardware supply and infrastructure maintenance to predominantly Island businesses. The company looks after more than a hundred different businesses, employing over 15 people on the Island and overseas offices in Moldova...

Tapnell Farm

Tapnell Farm

Bovine intervention - the family farming and tourism business that keeps on growing! How the Toms and the Turneys have made Tapnell Farm into an award winning success. Tom Stroud finds out more In so many ways, Tapnell Farm is the Isle of Wight in microcosm. With an...

Haven Falconry

Haven Falconry

Eagle-eyed visitors to the Isle of Wight Steam Railway will have spotted something new this year. Haven Falconry has now become a fully-fledged attraction in its own right after almost £50,000 of investment. Island Business went along to find out more Paul Martin, the...

Island Business April 2020

Island Business April 2020

Events

march

02mar1:30 pm2:30 pmThe Future of the UK/EU Trade Relations: Services and Data

04mar9:00 am10:30 amBank of England Panel Meeting

05mar12:00 pm1:00 pmIW Chamber Meeting with Bob Seely MP

09mar2:30 pm3:30 pmThe Future of the UK/EU Trade Relations: Looking at VAT implications

10mar9:00 am12:30 pmFire Marshal Course – Delivered by Good Skills Training

10mar12:00 pm1:00 pmAn update from Will Myles, MD at Visit Isle of Wight

11mar9:00 am10:00 amChamber Networking - from home

16mar2:30 pm3:30 pmThe Future of the UK/EU Trade Relations: Building on the deal

25mar9:30 am12:30 pm50 Plus Start Me Up - Free Business Start Up Course

25mar9:30 am12:30 pmBusiness Start Up Course

april

08apr9:00 am10:00 amChamber Networking - from home

20apr9:00 am4:00 pmEmergency First Aid at Work Course – Delivered by Good Skills Training

29apr9:30 am12:30 pm50 Plus Start Me Up - Free Business Start Up Course

29apr9:30 am12:30 pmBusiness Start Up Course

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