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Minimum wage increases proposed to Tynwald

Proposals to increase the rates of the Isle of Man Minimum Wage will go before Tynwald for consideration at the February sitting. Treasury and the Department...
Thursday, 13 January 2022

Treasury broadens support in response to rise in winter heating costs

People on low incomes who do not receive any income-related Social Security benefit payment can now claim a lump-sum of £75, £50 or £25 to assist with home...
Wednesday, 12 January 2022

Further £3.4million COVID support for businesses

The Economic Recovery Group has announced the availability of a further £3.4million committed to support local businesses in response to continuing pressures...
Tuesday, 11 January 2022

Financial assistance scheme helps to create 284 jobs in 2020/21

The Department for Enterprise offered over £6.7million of financial support to local businesses through the Financial Assistance Scheme in the 2020/21 financial...
Monday, 10 January 2022

Manx Isolation Payment to provide more financial support to more people

A new £300 Manx Isolation Payment will come into effect on Monday 10 January for those who test positive for COVID-19 and are unable to work. The lump-sum will...
Friday, 7 January 2022

Manx Care maternity services

Manx Care would like to reassure expectant mothers that, while there are changes to visiting policies and clinics/services across many healthcare settings, all...
Friday, 31 December 2021

People invited to take part in first ever Isle of Man Fitness Day

People of all abilities and ages are encouraged to dig out their gym kit and take part in the first ever Isle of Man Fitness Day next month. Building exercise...
Tuesday, 21 December 2021

Rogue trader warning follows recent storms

People are being urged not to employ traders who call at their property without an appointment, which is illegal in the Isle of Man. The warning by the Isle of...
Friday, 17 December 2021

12 to 17 year olds vaccine clinic cancelled to further increase booster rollout

The vaccine clinic that was due to be held this weekend for 12 to17 year olds to receive a COVID vaccine is now cancelled. Instead, the clinic will be used to...
Thursday, 16 December 2021

Christmas holiday voucher scheme approved

Parents and carers of children who are registered for free school meals in the Isle of Man will receive vouchers to spend on groceries during the Christmas...
Thursday, 16 December 2021
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