Membership

Benefits Of Membership

Membership of Forth Valley Chamber of Commerce offers a wide range of benefits, including contacts and networking, events and meetings, representation and information and the full package of British Chambers of Commerce business services.

All FVCC members have access to four essential services as part of their membership, all delivered by Quest Business Services. Quest is exclusively recommended by the British Chambers of Commerce and supply 58 UK Chambers with these services.

 

All are underpinned by a legal expenses policy that gives £1,000,000 of cover and covers employment tribunals and tax investigations.  

 

Some of the benefits of joining Forth Valley Chamber are outlined below...

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The AA

  • The AA’s business breakdown cover will make sure your drivers get back on the road quickly – and with minimum disruption – if the worst happens.

  • All you need to do is choose the right level of cover for you.

  • Whether you just have a single vehicle or run a whole fleet, the AA can cover your cars, vans, trucks and more – as long as they’re 3.5 tonnes or under.

  • If you’re not sure if your vehicle would be eligible, you can call the AA on 0800 55 11 88 to check.

  • Cover from just £48.13 per vehicle, no matter how small your fleet!

  • Visit theAA.com/business and ask for a quote, using reference code 0360.

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Chamber FX and International Payments Service

  • Provided through the buying power of the British Chambers of Commerce, Forth Valley Chamber is able to offer the UK's leading Foreign Exchange and international payments service with exclusive discounts and services to our members.

  • Through our FCA regulated and long-standing partner Moneycorp, Chamber Foreign Exchange provides our members with highly competitive exchange rates, low transfer fees and a level of service tailored to your business needs.

  • To establish the savings available to you, call 0131 322 6558, email chamberfx@moneycorp.com or visit https://www.moneycorp.com/en-gb/campaigns/chamber-fx/.

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Westfield Health

  • Exclusively available to BCC accredited and affiliated member organisations, the Chamber Primary Health Plan starts from just £6.13 per employee, per month and allows staff to claim money back, up to set limits, for things like sight tests and glasses, dental bills, therapy treatments and consultations.  

  • Surgery Choices makes private surgery and medical treatment more affordable and accessible so staff can be treated quicker and back in the workplace sooner. With immediate cover for new conditions and fast access to fixed price private treatment packages, cover starts from just £5.83 per employee, per month.

  • Or for further information on this exclusive offer for Chamber Members, please phone 01292 678666 or visit Westfield Health.

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AXA Health

Business Healthcare Cover

 

  • At AXA Health, we know that your people are your greatest asset. Offering healthcare cover shows your employees that you really value what they do for you. That you’re ready to invest in their health and wellbeing – and in getting them back on their feet again if they become unwell.

  • Healthcare cover can help to provide you with peace of mind that your team’s health and wellbeing is being looked after, so you can focus on your business.

  • Find out more about our offers for Chamber members here. or call 0800 389 7413.

TAKE ADVANTAGE OF MEMBER DISCOUNTS

  • Member-to-Member Discounts.

  • Members often offer their services at a reduced rate to fellow members such as professional services, eating out and accommodation.

  • Receive the fortnightly Chamber E-Zine full of events in the area, news and opportunities.

  • Contact us to be put in touch with the Chamber’s network of information providers, or let us find the information for you.

LET US LOBBY FOR YOU

  • Use us to raise your voice to local and national politicians on your behalf on business issues and opportunities.

  • Attend national meetings with politicians and Ministers to showcase your business success and raise any sectoral or business challenges.

  • Access to the Chamber Network’s Annual Business Visit to London, comprising company visits, networking events and engagement with UK Government Ministers.

  • Contribute to business policy and business research on key issues facing your business and sector.

  • Identify local and national media opportunities.

  • Contribute to world-class research through the Scottish Chambers of Commerce Quarterly Economic Indicator, Scotland’s longest-running economic survey of its kind.

RAISE YOUR PROFILE

  • A free listing in our Member Directory.

  • Advertising, sponsorship and partnership opportunities.

  • Opportunity to be featured in the Scottish Chambers of Commerce’s quarterly ‘Business Scotland’ magazine which has a circulation of over 10,000. copies and a readership of 30,000 businesses.

  • Share your news and updates with us and we can share them with other businesses in our fortnightly E-zine.

  • Our social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn will promote your business. 

EXPERT HELP & SUPPORT

  • Chamber HR – advice line, website and legal expenses cover for employment disputes.

  • ChamberLegal- advice line, website and legal expenses insurance for data protection, property disputes and more.

  • ChamberH&S– advice line, website and legal expenses insurance cover to defend HSE prosecutions.

  • ChamberTax– advice lines for taxation and VAT plus legal expenses insurance cover to defend HMRC investigations.

  • Access to International Trade Missions helping to support businesses looking to grow and reach a new market.

  • Scottish Chamber of Commerce also delivers a number of international programmes and events helping Scottish companies to export for the first time.

CHAMBER TAX

  • Delivered by Quest Business Services, Chamber Tax offers members free access to tax and VAT specialists plus tax enquiry cover.   

CHAMBER HEALTH & SAFETY

  • Delivered by Quest Business Services, ChamberHS is all about compliance.

  • The main feature is the document library, which has all the basic health & safety documents within it.

  • This is further supported by its advice line. 

CHAMBER LEGAL

  • Delivered by Quest Business Services, Chamber Legal gives members access to experienced advisors who can help with any commercial legal issue.

  • Access is also given to the Legal Document Library with 200 documents.

CHAMBER HR

  • ChamberHR gives members unlimited access to experienced HR advisors.

  • It also gives access to a document library with over 400 template employment documents.

  • If you are worried about restructuring your business, battling persistent absence or if you just have questions to ask, ChamberHR can help. 

SAVING YOU MONEY

  • Discounted export documentation services.

  • Discounted Recruitment Fees through MK Solutions.

  • Free use of the open-plan meeting spaces at Stirling University Innovation Park with free WiFi and a fantastic on-site Coffee Shop.

  • 10% discount on Ceteris training courses and on Ceteris meeting rooms in Stirling and in Clackmannanshire.

  • 35% discount on 17 Degrees Magazine advertising.

MAKE GREAT BUSINESS CONNECTIONS

  • Let us help you to meet new contacts and create more business opportunities via our network.

  • Attend networking events, presentations and training opportunities with other members to develop you and your business.

  • Invitation to join our quarterly Chamber Dinner Series.

  • We are accredited to Scottish Chambers of Commerce, giving you access to the International Chambers of Commerce, and a worldwide network of 12,000 Chamber offices.

  • Access to national business events through the Scottish Chambers of Commerce, offering a broad range of B2B opportunities such as breakfast seminars, workshops, gala dinners and annual awards.

How Much Does Membership Cost?

Your membership to Forth Valley Chamber of Commerce is annual and is based on the number of employees you have.

 

Your membership will renew automatically and can either be paid monthly, quarterly or via annual Direct Debit.

 

Membership categories are made up as follows:

BAND A - (1 employee) - £100 + VAT

BAND B - (2-10 employees) - £199 + VAT 

BAND C - (11-50 employees) - £350 + VAT

BAND D - (51-100 employees) - £485 + VAT

BAND E - (101+ employees) - £799 + VAT

You can sign up via the link below or download an application form to complete and share with the Chamber team.

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