Social Security Division
Isle of Man
+44 1624 685103
A Social Security redundancy payment can be made to you if your employer has either refused or failed to pay you your full statutory redundancy payment.
Basic qualifying conditions
To be entitled to a redundancy payment from Social Security:
- Your job must have ended because of redundancy
- You must have had at least two years’ continuous employment with your employer at the date your employment ends (this date will normally be the end of your notice period)
- You must have made all reasonable efforts (other than legal proceedings) to obtain a redundancy payment from your employer
- Your employer has refused or failed to pay all or any part of the redundancy payment due to you
- You must be below the normal contractual retirement age for your employment, or be less than 65 years of age, whichever is the earliest.
If you are not entitled to a redundancy payment from your employer you will not be entitled to a redundancy payment from Social Security.
For more information contact:
Isle of Man
+44 1624 672942
Applying for a payment
You must make a claim on form IP1 as soon as it becomes clear that your employer cannot or will not pay you your full redundancy payment entitlement.
Payment is made by cheque, which you can pay into your bank or building society account.
You may be entitled to other payments from Social Security if:
- Your employer has refused or failed to pay you wages that you’re entitled to
- Your employer has refused or failed to pay you holiday pay that you’re entitled to
- Your employer has failed to pay you for the whole or any part of your statutory notice period