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Government launches Isle of Man Homes for Ukraine Scheme

The Isle of Man Homes for Ukraine Scheme is now open for members of the community to register their interest in becoming hosts for those fleeing the...
Friday, 18 March 2022

Additional Winter Bonus payments being paid to vulnerable

An Additional Winter Bonus payment of up to £100 is in the process of being paid to people who receive income-related benefits and meet certain eligibility...
Thursday, 3 March 2022

First details of 2021 Census report published

A report containing the first details of the 2021 Isle of Man Census has been published. The 2021 Isle of Man Census provides a snapshot consisting of major...
Wednesday, 2 February 2022

Charity receives £1.4m to help protect Syrian refugee children

UNICEF UK has been awarded £1.4 million from the Isle of Man’s International Development Fund to help create a safe environment for Syrian refugee...
Friday, 28 January 2022

Five charities awarded funding for international development projects

Five charities registered in the Isle of Man will receive a total of £473,000 though the Small Grants Scheme to support international development work. The...
Friday, 28 January 2022

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
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