Benefits and Financial Support News

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

People asked to check toys are safe for children

People are being reminded to check toys are safe for children by looking at the safety standard symbols. The Office of Fair Trading is asking the public to be...
Thursday, 16 December 2021

COVID-19 Winter Disruption Scheme Open for Applications

Applications are now open for the COVID-19 Winter Disruption Scheme, which provides additional financial support to the Island’s catering, hospitality, leisure,...
Friday, 10 December 2021