Benefits and Financial Support News

Queen scallop fishermen invited to apply for a grant to diversify

Local queen scallop fishermen are invited to make grant applications to enable fisheries diversification, as part of the Isle of Man Government’s Future...
Tuesday, 24 September 2019

Brexit Support Available to Local Businesses

Ahead of the United Kingdom’s planned departure from the European Union, the Department for Enterprise is offering support for Isle of Man businesses in...
Tuesday, 24 September 2019

Subtitled film screenings introduced

Subtitled film screenings are to be introduced at the VillaGaiety’s Broadway Cinema, with the first subtitled screening being the film ‘Downton Abbey’ on 22...
Friday, 20 September 2019

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