Benefits and Financial Support News

MiCard replacement programme to begin this month

A scheduled campaign to replace MiCards, which enable people to claim their benefits or pension at branches of the Isle of Man Post Office, will begin this...
Wednesday, 5 June 2019

Tynwald approval sought for benefits changes

Approval will be sought at this month’s sitting of Tynwald to make changes to the rules for employed person's allowance and income support for lone...
Friday, 10 May 2019

Public Notice: Manannan Court acute mental health in-patient unit

Statement The safety and well-being of patients at Manannan Court, a hospital ward, is of utmost importance. Serious allegations have been made in press...
Thursday, 7 February 2019

Tynwald approval sought for benefits changes

At this month’s sitting of Tynwald the Treasury Minister will seek approval for significant changes to be made to employed person’s allowance and income support...
Tuesday, 8 January 2019

Chief Minister announces new agreement on TV licences for over-75s

Chief Minister Howard Quayle MHK has announced an agreement between the Isle of Man Government and the BBC regarding the funding of television licences for...
Thursday, 26 April 2018

Tynwald gives go-ahead to new Manx State Pension

Tynwald has approved legislation that provides for the introduction of the new single-tier Manx state pension in April 2019. The new Manx state pension will...
Wednesday, 21 March 2018

Proposed pensions freedoms consultation responses published

At the July 2017 sitting of Tynwald, the Treasury Minister announced the launch of a public consultation concerning the proposed introduction of a new pension...
Tuesday, 20 February 2018

Support available for people affected by closure of Jack Frost

The Department of Health and Social Care is committed to supporting all those receiving a meal delivery service from Jack Frost, which has announced it is to...
Friday, 2 February 2018

Winter Bonus payments help vulnerable members of community

The Isle of Man Government has distributed the annual Winter Bonus payment to support vulnerable members of the local community. The lump-sum – usually £300 –...
Wednesday, 31 January 2018

Deadline approaching for responses to housing consultation

There is still time for people to submit their views on proposals aimed at promoting greater fairness in the allocation of public sector housing in the Isle of...
Monday, 29 January 2018