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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

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
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