Day: 5 January 2021

Lockdown financial support

As part of the circuit breaker lockdown announced tonight, the Manx Earnings Replacement Allowance (MERA) and Salary Support Scheme are back. In case you’ve forgotten, MERA is a £200 per week allowance paid by the gov to help provide an income for people who are unable to work as a […]

GOV UPDATE – 5th JAN 2021

WELL GOOD AFTERNOON EVERYONE LOTS OF IMPORTANT INFO TODAY YOU WILL HAVE HEARD BORIS YESTERDAY, IT’S BLEAK IN THE UK  SITUATION ON ISLAND EVOLVING QUICKLY  THINGS KICKED OFF HERE ON SUNDAY AND WE NOW HAVE FURTHER CONCERNS 6 POSITIVES LAST NIGHT AND ONE MORE THIS AFTERNOON  MIXED CIRCUMSTANCES BUT ATM […]

Gef’s Daily Roundup

It’s been a big day news on the island, here’s a snippet of what else made the headlines today. Gov working out exam future After the announcement that GCSE and A-Level exams in the UK will be cancelled, the Education Department is developing its plans for Manx students. A spokesman […]

Six new cases confirmed

The Council of Ministers is meeting to discuss the evolving threat to the island posed by Covid-19 and a briefing will be held later today after six new cases of Covid were identified in the island in the last 24 hours. The positive results are from a mixture of circumstances […]