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Funding & support for employees

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Funding & support

To find out which of these schemes you may be eligible for, please use our online assessment tool.

Manx Earnings Replacement Allowance - MERA

MERA provides an income of £200 per week to people who have been temporarily or permanently laid off, or lost their self-employed work since 2 March 2020.

Temporary Work Permit Relaxation

As part of the emergency measures brought in to support the economy during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Department for Enterprise has taken a number of measures to temporarily relax the work permit system.

Non-Governmental Support

Following discussions with major utility companies, which include Manx Utilities Authority, Manx Telecom and Sure, and Manx Gas, a range of support measures and services are also available for individuals who have been affected.