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What's in it for you?

Chamber membership brings you all these fantastic opportunities to grow your business and receive essential support!
thumb Chamber Membership Benefits

Membership of the Chamber offers a huge return on investment with something for everyone. From essential business support and protection through lobbying and campaigning to profile-raising, the Chamber offers members an extensive portfolio of products and services. Events, forums and conferences; international trade services; information and representation; apprenticeships and recruitment; business training; publications and editorial; sponsorship, marketing and networking.

Our Personal Membership Service
Dedicated Relationship Manager

From the day you join us, a Membership Relationship Manager is assigned to your organisation.

Their role is to understand your business needs and signpost you to the extensive range of business support services available.

Benefits Included in the Membership Fee

Unlimited Chamber HR and Legal Expenses Insurance (See right hand column for further information).

This includes free access to:

  • A comprehensive programme of seminars, networking events, forums and conferences
  • Attendance at members’ councils and MPs’ briefings
  • Bank of England events
  • Bespoke reviews on business security, recruitment and training offering information and advice to meet your needs
  • The Chamber's business information enquiry service and online Business Information Portal
  • International trade information and monthly forum

Free receipt of:

  • A Chamber member logo
  • Monthly Chamber publications - Business Network magazine and Members’ Briefing
  • Listing on the Chamber's website with hyperlink to your website
  • Member to member offerings on the Chamber website - showcase and promote your business to Chamber members
  • Weekly e-bulletin and relevant Newletters
  • 21 marketing tips
  • 100 identical business cards
Member Events: Make the most of your Chamber

This bi-monthly, FREE event for members only gives delegates the opportunity to hear about the products, services and benefits of Chamber membership, while networking with like-minded businesses.

Extra Value for Chamber Members
Chamber Services at Discounted Member Rates
  • Attendance at networking events, and conferences as well as opportunities to exhibit at the Chamber’s business expos
  • Business training courses and workshops
  • International documentation
  • BusinessWatch security services
  • Tenders alerting service
  • Tailored mailing lists
  • Company credit checks
Further Savings from Chamber Partners
Additional Discounted Products/Services
  • AA - members can save up to 63% off normal fleet rates
  • DHL - 50% off your express export and imports documents and parcels
  • First Data - discounted rates for card processing
  • In’n’Out - £50 Xpress service or £25 Xpress MOT for your cars
  • Moneycorp - for all your foreign exchange needs
  • Qdos Health & Safety – a cost effective option with access to downloadable documents and a 24 hour advice line
Chamber Health Plan
Westfield Chamber Primary Health Plan

thumbFrom just £1.10 per employee per week, the plan offers an excellent staff benefit, providing money back towards everyday health costs and access to valuable health services. For employers, the plan offers an effective absence and risk management tool.

For even more comprehensive cover, Hospital Treatment Insurance provides affordable private cover for a wide range of medical and non-urgent surgical procedures. Cover starts from £1.24 per employee per week. It can be purchased as a standalone benefit or combined with the Chamber Primary Health Plan.

thumb Essential Protection and Support

The Chamber offers a number of benefits as part of its membership package, which will help protect your business against unexpected legal fees and financial penalties.

Delivered by Chamber Partners, these services will ensure your business has adequate protection and you have peace of mind to get on with your daily business activities.

Chamber Legal Expenses Insurance
Protection for Employment, Legal and Tax Matters

Included in your membership is a comprehensive Legal Expenses Insurance Policy and Legal Advice Line. More than £1,000,000 worth of insurance indemnity per annum covers:

  • Employment disputes - the cost of defending tribunal claims brought by employees
  • Employment awards - covers employment tribunal compensation awards
  • Prosecution defence - cost of defending a prosecution for an offence relating to your business activities
  • HMRC investigations - cover to pay fees resulting from in-depth investigations of VAT, Tax, PAYE and NIC affairs
  • Landlord disputes - representing your interests in disputes with landlords over a business lease or tenancy agreement
  • Licence protection - covering costs where your statutory licence to operate is under threat
24/7 Legal Advice Line

A 24/7 helpline gives advice on employment, health & safety, tax, VAT, contracts and debt recovery. Call: 01455 852037.

Policy Terms and Conditions and Enhanced Cover

Enhanced cover is also available on request to cover contractual disputes, debt recovery and restrictive covenants as well as waiving the main policy excess. For full details of the policy conditions, please contact your Membership Account Manager.

Chamber Health & Safety
Chamber Health & Safety

Chamber H & S offers members access to the information and guidance required to help them manage their health and safety requirements - all this at a special member rate of £150 + VAT per year.

H & S Website

www.chamberhs.co.uk contains downloadable template policies, procedures and forms, a compliant H & S policy and template organisational responsibilities and structures. There is also an online H & S healthcheck.

H & S Advice Line

Included is unlimited access to a H & S Advice Line manned by health and safety experts.

Protection for HR Matters

ChamberHR offers members easy access to essential support for employment law and HR issues. Includes unlimited access to:

HR Advice Telephone Line

A free 24/7, 365 days a year helpline manned by specialist HR advisors.
Call: 01455 852037.

HR Website

Giving access to a bank of downloadable policies, forms, documents, letters and templates including a downloadable contract of employment and employee handbook. www.chamberhr.co.uk

HR Healthcheck

An online healthcheck will help you find out if your business is compliant with current regulations.

Chamber Healthcare

The Chamber is pleased to offer access an excellent and exclusive membership benefit service, which can help keep staff happy, healthy and at work.

AXA PPP Healthcare

thumbPrivate healthcare cover can help you and your employees stay healthy so that you lose fewer days to illness and you can be confident that everybody is able to contribute to the success of your business. It makes it easy for you to get the expert health services you need promptly.

We are pleased to introduce AXA PPP healthcare to provide affordable insurance.

AXA PPP healthcare can help you create a health care plan that’s as unique as your business. A plan to fast track you and your employees to diagnosos and treatment. And to support you and yourstaff back to health, and back to work as quickly as possible.

  • Let AXA PPP healthcare remove any hassle and arrange your specialist appointments for you and avoid waiting lists.
  • Make sure you see experienced specialists and practitioners.
  • Expert help - AXA nusrses and counsellors are available by phone 24/7, to give you health information and help support whenever it is needed.

The Chamber’s business healthcare package (for Chamber members only) has been created with businesses in mind, offering affordable, flexibleplans to suit your business budget. There’s access to a free business 24/7 resource, as well as a special offer of discounted Chamber fees when you take out a plan. In just ten minutes you can have a tailored quote to suit your business’ needs. Terms and conditions apply.

FREE Telephone Services for all Chamber Members

Personal Business Assistance - to enable the key decision maker to stay in touch when confined to bed through illness. Health at Hand - 24/7, 365 days a year health information service available to all employees.

Employees Rate (£) VAT (£) Total Inc VAT (£)
1 275.00 55.00 330.00
2 - 10 350.00 70.00 420.00
11 - 50 450.00 90.00 540.00
51 - 100 550.00 110.00 660.00
101 - 200 900.00 180.00 1,080.00
201 - 500 1,150.00 230.00 1,380.00
500+ 1,450.00 290.00 1,740.00
Charities/Schools < 10 310.00 62.00 372.00
Charities/Schools 10+ 390.00 78.00 468.00

What does it cost?

As you can see, the Chamber's membership brings great value services and support to organisations of all sizes.

Our membership application form will calculate your membership fee automatically based on our published rate card (right). Click the membership application button below to calculate your membership fee and apply for Chamber membership.

These rates apply to new membership applications only from 1st April 2018.

Contact The Chamber Chesterfield (Registered Office): 01246 207207
Derby: 01332 851280
Nottingham: 0115 957 8757
Leicester: 0116 247 1800
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