Payment Date of DWP Benefits Changes on Spring Holiday Weekend | British News

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With the upcoming holiday, the performances will change (Image: In Pictures via Getty Images)

In May we enjoyed three – yes, three. Public holidays.

With the usual bank holiday in early May, plus an additional bank holiday to celebrate King Charles’ coronation, Britons had plenty of opportunities to meet up with loved ones and relax.

Free this time though Monday, May 29th will be associated with some glitches.

Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) payments will be affected by the upcoming day off, which means when you receive your money will be slightly different.

With the current cost-of-living crisis making money tighter for everyone, many may be wondering if they can afford to grill out or enjoy the holiday.

If you’re wondering when you’ll receive your Spring Bank Holiday weekend benefit payments, here’s what you need to know.

When are Spring Bank Holiday weekend DWP benefits paid?

Those receiving Universal Credit, Disability Living Allowance, Jobseeker’s Allowance and Personal Independence Payments (PIP) are all covered by the DWP benefits and therefore their Spring Bank Holiday payments will be impacted.

A man cooks grilled meat on a picturesque terrace in sunny weather.

Those looking to have some fun in the sun will have the means to do so early on (Picture: Getty Images)

When your payments for any services are due on May 29thit should arrive by then Friday May 26th.

The full list of affected payments is as follows:

  • attendance fee
  • need of care
  • Disabled Living Allowance (DLA)
  • Employment Support Allowance (ESA)
  • social care
  • Unemployment Benefit (JSA)
  • pension credit
  • Personal Independence Payment (PIP)
  • State Pension
  • universal credit

Other benefits (under the umbrella of HMRC) which should also be paid by this date are:

  • Labor Tax Credits
  • Child tax credits
  • child support
  • guard fee

Future payment changes in 2023

The spring bank holiday weekend isn’t the only time your achievements will change in 2023.

Payments due on the summer holiday (28 August) will be made by August 25thso hopefully you can enjoy a relaxing day in the sun without worrying about money.

Christmas 2023 may be a long way off, but payments due on December 25th, 26th and 27th will be settled by then December 22.

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