Benefits and Financial Support News

Isle of Man Pensions Ombudsman’s report published

A report from the Isle of Man Pensions Ombudsman has been published on the Isle of Man Government website. The Pensions Ombudsman is appointed by the Isle of...
Thursday, 12 May 2022

Chief Minister to make statement to Tynwald following employment tribunal

The Chief Minister Alfred Cannan MHK will make a statement in Tynwald on Tuesday following the decision published today by the Employment and Equality Tribunal...
Wednesday, 11 May 2022

Check if you qualify for help with rising living costs

People struggling to cope with the rising cost of living are encouraged to check whether they are eligible for a Variable Rate Energy Support Payment.  The...
Friday, 6 May 2022

Coronavirus support scheme payments published

The Isle of Man Government has today published details of payments made under the various Coronavirus support schemes. The data is available at...
Tuesday, 3 May 2022

Changes ahead for Employed Persons’ Allowance

Changes to rules around Employed Persons Allowance (EPA) will come into effect from 18 October 2022, with support now available for anyone who will be...
Monday, 25 April 2022

Labour market report for March 2022

The latest labour market report, compiled and published by the Statistics Isle of Man team at the Cabinet Office, shows the number of people registered...
Thursday, 21 April 2022

Manx Care seeking arbitration on pay deal for MPTC staff

Further to the statement issued by Manx Care on 23 March 2022 in regard to the offer of a 4% pay increase for its MPTC staff (copied below for reference), and...
Wednesday, 30 March 2022

Support for those on lowest incomes and families receiving Child Benefit in face of rising energy prices

The Isle of Man Government is bringing forward two financial schemes to support those on the lowest incomes and families receiving Child Benefit, following...
Tuesday, 29 March 2022

Rule changes lead to reduction in self-certified sick period

The maximum period for which a person can self-certify their incapacity for work for benefits purposes is being reduced from 21 days to 14 days.  The Treasury...
Monday, 28 March 2022

Manx Isolation Payment to end on Friday 1 April

The Manx Isolation Payment is ending in line with the removal of self-isolation rules for people who have contracted Covid-19 from Friday 1 April 2022.  The...
Monday, 28 March 2022