Government daily update – 6 April 2020

Minister Ashford On the 25th March 2020, the Council of Ministers closed the Isle of Man’s borders. This came into effect on Friday 27th March.  As well as closing the borders, we shut non-essential retail premises, closed bars, restaurants and imposed stringent self-isolation and social distancing rules.   We did all of this for one reason. To save lives. And the preservation of life has been the…

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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:  All  existing work permits automatically extended by 6 months; All work permit  holders and workers  engaged in employment which is exempt…

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