News

Bereavement benefits to be extended to co-habiting partners with children

Bereavement payments may soon be extended to people who were not married or in a civil partnership but who lived together and had dependent children. If...
Thursday, 21 December 2023

Government seeks to tighten Port Security

The Government is developing measures to tackle threats to the Island’s safety and security coming through vulnerable entry points. There is growing evidence...
Thursday, 21 December 2023

Christmas and New Year 2023/2024: Your healthcare – where to go and get help if you need it

Manx Care is highlighting the availability of health and care services over Christmas and New Year by signposting the opening times of key services across the...
Thursday, 21 December 2023

First Annual Report for ambitious ‘Our Island, Our Future’ Isle of Man Economy Strategy published

The Isle of Man Government have today published the first annual report for the Isle of Man’s Economic Strategy, indicating progress towards the 10-15 year...
Wednesday, 20 December 2023

Legislation to provide safeguards against gas disconnection supported by Branches of Tynwald

The Gas Regulation (Amendment) Bill 2023 passed through both the House of Keys and the Legislative Council in a single day, on 19 December.   The Bill makes a...
Wednesday, 20 December 2023

Digital ID launched for alcohol purchases

Residents will now be able to use digital forms of identification when purchasing alcohol on licensed premises or from off-licences. Digital Connect ID has...
Wednesday, 20 December 2023

Financial Sanctions: Russia 18.12.23

This news release is issued to publicise the amendment of 2 entries under the Russian sanctions regime. The Russia (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 (S.I....
Monday, 18 December 2023

Export Notice: Russia

This news release is issued to publicise Notice to Exporters NTE 2023/24: further sanctions against Russia introduced, which came into operation on 15 December...
Monday, 18 December 2023

Climate Change: Building Control to refuse fossil fuel systems in new builds

All plans for new buildings and extensions containing fossil fuel heating systems that are submitted after 1 January 2024 will be refused by Building...
Monday, 18 December 2023

Isle of Man Airport adopts Sunflower scheme for hidden disabilities

Isle of Man Airport has adopted the Hidden Disabilities Sunflower in a drive to foster a more inclusive and accessible environment for all travellers. The...
Monday, 18 December 2023