Brexit countdown from British Chambers of Commerce

As the UK prepares to leave the EU, the BCC is helping businesses to consider how they can plan for the future. Since the EU referendum in June 2016, business communities across the UK have faced unprecedented levels of uncertainty about trading conditions in the...

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Dementia for business pilot hailed a success

A Mountbatten pilot scheme to support Island businesses to be dementia friendly has been hailed a great success. The ‘Dementia for Business’ session was delivered by Mountbatten’s dedicated education and training team.  Dementia is now the biggest cause of death in...

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Costa upgrade success for WRS Systems

The effectiveness of planning for success was recently demonstrated across 259 Costa Coffee Stores nationwide, by leading Island based EPOS solutions company WRS Systems, working closely with delivery partner Celestra. Upgrading EPOS solutions can often be a testing...

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84 businesses help Brightbulb Design raise £3100 for Charity

At the end of 2019 mince pie fever hit Island businesses with Brightbulb Design’s Mince Pie Marathon. The team sold 3000 mince pies in aid of the Wight Brainy Bunch, helping to raise a total of £3100 for the charity. The idea was to deliver as many mince pies to Isle...

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WightFibre’s Star Wars event raises over £7,000 for UKSA

The force was strong for WightFibre and UKSA at their latest Charity Premiere for the release of Star Wars IX: The Rise of Skywalker. The event took place on the film’s release in December at Cineworld, Newport to a capacity audience of over 290 VIP Guests. John...

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Life-saving design first for Spinlock

“Falling overboard is something people don’t want to think about and that’s why no one has been brave enough to tackle the problem effectively before,” says James Hall, from Spinlock, one of the world’s leading marine design and manufacturing companies, whose...

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SALSA for Island Tea & Coffee Company

The Island Tea & Coffee Company is now SALSA accredited. The lengthy process means that their freshly roasted coffee beans have received Safe and Local Supplier Approval, an accreditation that has been designed specifically with small and micro producers in mind....

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Hovertravel expands apprenticeship scheme

Hovertravel has announced the appointment of three new apprentices, all working within the commercial team. The new recruits will have responsibility for helping to drive enhanced customer engagement, to extend Hovertravel’s successful e-commerce activities and to...

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Charlotte Howlett joins BCM

BCM welcomes Charlotte Howlett to their growing professional team. Charlotte is well known and widely respected across the Island as a highly experienced Planning Consultant through her previous role with Hepburns. This latest appointment follows BCM's recent move to...

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Island Business January/February 2020

Island Business January/February 2020

Events

january

29jan9:00 am10:00 amThe Benefits of Joining the Isle Of Wight Chamber

february

07feb7:30 am9:30 amIW Chamber Business Breakfast at Yelfs Hotel

11feb9:30 am1:00 pmFire Marshal Course - Good Skills Training Ltd

12feb7:30 am9:30 amWednesday Tea and Toast Networking - Caffe Isola

13feb9:30 am11:30 amHow to Implement Video into your Marketing Strategy – with Nosy Marketing

19feb9:00 am5:00 pmQNUK Level 2 Award in Safeguarding and Protecting Children and Young People (RQF)

20feb9:30 am4:00 pmOne-Day Business Start Up Course

20feb9:30 am4:00 pm50 Plus Start Me Up - Free One-Day Business Start Up Course

26feb10:00 am12:30 pmBasic Facebook and Instagram Advertising Workshop with Saltwater Social

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