Thousands of low-income families will receive their benefits payments due to the Queen’s birth anniversary earlier this week.
Queen is celebrating its Platinum Jubilee, which marks 70 years on the throne, and will have an extra long weekend to mark the occasion.
there will be two Bank holiday On Thursday, June 2 and Friday, June 3.
Bank holidays may affect your normal dates for receiving Universal Credit and other payments benefits,
For example, on Easter there were many contenders Paid the day before Good Friday,
We show you the exact date of early payment on Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Bank Holiday Weekend.
When will my Universal Credit be paid off during Jubilee Weekend?
Universal Credit is paid out once a month to your bank, building society or credit union account.
If your benefit payment date is a . has to Bank holidayYou will usually be paid the first working day.
This means that if your payment is due on Thursday, June 2 or Friday, June 3, you will receive your Universal Credit payment earlier than usual.
Payment is expected on the first working day, which is Wednesday 1 June.
You don’t need to do anything – the change in payment date will happen automatically.
If your payment date falls on a normal working day on either side of a long weekend, you will receive payments as usual.
What other benefit payment dates will change on Queen’s Jubilee Weekend?
Universal Credit isn’t the only benefit that can be hit by bank holidays.
The following payment dates are also subject to change:
Will Universal Credit or the amount of benefits paid to me change?
There will be no change in the Universal Credit or other benefit payment amount you receive.
The only exception is if you have a change of circumstances at the same time that affects how much you get.
Remember, being paid earlier than usual means you will need to extend the money for additional days as you will have to wait until the next month’s payment.
Make sure you keep this in mind while calculating your household budget.
If your money is not paid on time, you should normally double check the date of receipt of payment and contact your bank before calling DWP.
If something’s not right, so can you File a complaint with DWP.
What other bank holidays can affect Universal Credit and benefit payments?
Here is a complete list of bank holidays in 2022 that may affect your benefit payments:
- Tuesday, July 12 – Battle of the Boyne (Northern Ireland only)
- Monday, August 1 – Summer Bank Holiday (Scotland only)
- Monday, August 29 – Summer Bank Holiday (England, Wales and Northern Ireland)
- Wednesday, 30 November – St. Andrews Day (Scotland only)
- Monday, December 26 – Boxing Day
- Tuesday, December 27 – Christmas day (replacement day)
meanwhile Profit expert reveals how to avoid losing cash Following the change in Universal Credit rules.
And millions of people are deprived of unclaimed benefits worth £13 billion – Check if you have cash outstanding,
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