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New Support Announced for Businesses Impacted by COVID-19

As well as increasing the amount of incapacity benefit available to individuals who are unable to work due to isolation, the Economic Recovery Group has...
Friday, 23 July 2021

Incapacity Benefit Increases to Support Isolation

Treasury has announced a temporary increase to the rate of Incapacity Benefit for the first 14 days of absence from work in order to improve support for persons...
Thursday, 22 July 2021

£5m investment reflects Steam Packet’s COVID role

The Isle of Man Government has made a further equity investment of £5m into the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company. Treasury Minister Alfred Cannan MHK has...
Monday, 19 July 2021

Sporting Club Isle of Man to sponsor Manx Youth Games

Sporting Club Isle of Man to become the new headline sponsor of the Manx Youth Games from 2022 to 2024. The Club will support the Manx Sport and Recreation...
Wednesday, 7 July 2021

£125,000 to help Mobile Library for a further year

The Council of Ministers has confirmed that the Family Library will receive financial support of up to £125,000, on receipt of an appropriate business case, to...
Friday, 2 July 2021

Giant deckchairs installed at VillaGaiety

Three giant deckchairs have been installed in the Villa Marina Gardens, where they will remain throughout summer. The VillaGaiety chairs, which can each hold...
Friday, 18 June 2021

Consultation launched on Student Awards Policy

The Department of Education, Sport and Culture have launched a consultation that will influence the content of future Student Award Regulations. Student Awards...
Wednesday, 16 June 2021

Manx charities to benefit from £657,000 stored in dormant bank accounts

Manx charities are set to benefit from a windfall of £657,000 as a result of banks releasing money left in accounts untouched for at least 15 years. More than...
Monday, 7 June 2021

Nature Through A Lens: Talented nature snappers share top tips

Five of the Isle of Man’s most talented photographers will talk about capturing images of nature in an event organised by UNESCO Biosphere Isle of Man. ‘Nature...
Monday, 24 May 2021

Labour Market Report for April 2021

The latest labour market report, compiled and published by the Economic Affairs team at the Cabinet Office, shows the number of people registered unemployed was...
Monday, 17 May 2021
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