TOas a result of the fact that Christmas falls on Saturday and Boxing Day falls on Sunday, this is likely to have an indirect effect when it comes to dates when payments will be made to those who expect to receive Benefits…
Considering that Christmas and Boxing Day are a public holiday and a public holiday respectively in United Kingdomthe next two business days – Monday, December 27 and Tuesday, December 28 – are considered “alternate” holidays.
Thus, anyone who expects to receive payments from Universal loan, tax incentives and PIP benefits these days it will not be sent.
When will I get Christmas Benefit?
Date when payments of benefits the number of shipments varies from person to person, but if you find that your due date falls on one of the above “alternate” bank holiday dates, you will receive your money on the previous business day.
Therefore, if you expected to receive payment on December 27th or December 28th, it should arrive on Friday, December 24th, as this is the last business day before Christmas.
If you expect to receive benefits on Wednesday, December 29th, you should also expect the money to arrive on Christmas Eve.
However, if your payment date does not coincide with any of the Christmas holidays this year, you should see the money arrive the same day as usual.
What about the new year?
New Year is a public holiday, and this year it falls on Saturday, which means Monday, December 3rd, becomes a “substitute” day off.
If you expect to receive payment on that day, it will arrive on the previous business day, that is, Friday, December 31st.
In addition, payments scheduled for January 2 and 3 will also be made on December 31.