Chancellor outlines Winter Economy Plan

Rishi Sunak unveils government’s plan to protect jobs and support businesses over the coming months. central to plan is a new Job Support Scheme and extension of Self Employment Income Support Scheme and over one million businesses will get flexibilities to help pay...

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Sir Ian Cheshire to address Island business leaders

Thursday, October 8th will see Sir Ian Cheshire, Chair of Barclays Bank UK PLC and former CEO of Kingfisher plc and B&Q join leading business owners, directors and managers of island companies as guest speaker at the forthcoming LinkedInLocal Isle of Wight ‘Live’...

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Kickstart Job Placement Scheme

The Isle of Wight Chamber of Commerce is delighted to announce that they are now ready to aid the Island’s business community with applications for the Kickstart Programme here on the Isle of Wight as a Department of Works and Pensions (DWP) Intermediary. The...

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Diamond Races event backed by Island business leaders

The Isle of Wight Chamber of Commerce is backing the Diamond Races event as good for business and good for Island jobs. At its recent board meeting there was total support for the proposed new motorcycle time-trial event planned to be held on the Island in October...

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NHS Test and Trace App

Dear IW Chamber Members Here on the Isle of Wight, Island residents are being asked once again to trial a brand new app to support the fight against coronavirus. Thanks to all the work we put in first time around, a new and much improved app has been developed....

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Funding boost for Isle of Wight’s rural businesses

Following the success of the Isle of Wight Rural Business Resilience Fund the Solent LEP have opened the Isle of Wight Rural Fund. Designed to benefit the Island's rural economy, businesses can now apply for a share of £105,000. The Isle of Wight Rural Fund has been...

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Further details of the Job Retention Bonus announced

Further details of how jobs will be protected through the government’s new Job Retention Bonus were unveiled by HMRC today. employers can claim the bonus for all eligible employees who have been furloughed it comes as employers set to start contributing to the...

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The Chancellor’s Plan for Jobs will help Britain bounce back

The Chancellor Rishi Sunak today set out a ‘Plan for Jobs’ that will spur the UK’s recovery from the Coronavirus outbreak. Delivering his Summer Economic Update in Parliament, the Chancellor announced a package of measures to support jobs in every part of the country,...

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Island Business April 2020

Island Business April 2020



09oct2:00 pm3:00 pmAnnual General Meeting

27oct12:00 pm1:00 pmBCC Leadership Programme: In conversation with Gordon Brown

29oct9:30 am12:30 pm50 Plus Start Me Up - Free Business Start Up Course

29oct9:30 am12:30 pmBusiness Start Up Course

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