COVID-19 Business Update

Following on from the latest update from the Treasury minister we have summarised below the salient points from the briefing.

  • Online applications are now being accepted for the Manx Earnings Replacement Allowance ‘MERA’ –
  • The application process for the COVID-19 Wage Support Scheme for businesses retaining staff will be available shortly after the Easter Weekend.
  • The Government are accepting deferral of certain Tax and national insurance statutory obligations dependent on your circumstances and on a case by case basis. Should you be experiencing any difficulties you are encouraged to contact the treasury directly by phone.

If you are unsure on your eligibility for certain schemes please fill in the online business enquiry form

Full details of the funding and support available from the Government can be viewed at       

We are also still offering consultancy to all businesses free of charge throughout this pandemic. So if in doubt please contact us through any of our social media platforms or email us at and we will arrange a suitable time to contact you.

Please adhere to social distancing guidelines and stay safe.