Benefits and Financial Support News

Social Security suspends office service in Port Erin

Social Security is to close its southern office located in Port Erin from end of business tomorrow (Tuesday 22 July 2015). This follows a serious incident where...
Monday, 20 July 2015

Changes to make means testing of child benefit more flexible

The Treasury is proposing changes to make the income test for child benefit more flexible in response to concerns that the current system is unfair to families...
Friday, 10 July 2015

Changes to Jobseeker’s Allowance

Changes to jobseeker’s allowance (JSA) designed to further encourage claimants into employment will be moved at the July sitting of Tynwald by Bill Henderson...
Friday, 10 July 2015

Summary of responses to consultation on state pensions and benefits

Treasury has today published a summary of responses to its recent public consultation on the future of state pensions and benefits in the Isle of Man, which...
Friday, 26 June 2015

Meetings discuss future of state pensions and benefits

Feedback generated at a series of open meetings this week will help to shape a public consultation on the future of state pensions and benefits in the Isle of...
Monday, 9 March 2015

Public meetings on reform of the state pensions and benefits system

Treasury Minister Eddie Teare MHK has announced a series of open public meetings around the Island to discuss options for reform of the social security...
Friday, 20 February 2015

Report on pensions and benefits system

Report recommends radical change to prevent collapse of pensions and benefits system
Wednesday, 5 November 2014

Meeting International Standards for Measuring Gross Domestic Product

The Department of Economic Development has launched an important survey which will be used to assist in the calculation of the Isle of Man’s National Income as...
Tuesday, 9 September 2014

Customers can still have their benefits paid at post offices

The Department of Social Care wishes to confirm that its customers can still choose to have their benefit paid by way of vouchers, cashable at a post...
Tuesday, 18 March 2014

Tynwald approves Meat Plant refurbishment expenditure

The Department of Environment, Food and Agriculture has today received Tynwald’s approval of £1.6 million pounds expenditure to refurbish the Meat Plant at...
Tuesday, 18 March 2014