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kays2008xx
kays2008xx Community member Posts: 4 Listener
Hi my son recieves pip and we have recieved a payment today for the exact amount he recieves, yet its not due till tomorrow and also it doesn't have his ni no. Next to it like it normally does. The reference starts with 000000008 an a few other numbers. Anyone else had this happen is it just his payment has gone in a day early? . Thanks.

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  • [Deleted User]
    [Deleted User] Posts: 174 Listener
    edited September 2022
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    Some people did receive benefit payments early due to the sudden bank holiday.  My friend got her ESA yesterday but she due to get paid today. There is a Disability Cost of Living payment of £150 due around now but unlikely to be that.
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 57,143 Disability Gamechanger
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    It will be a payment made manually, which is the reason for the numbers next to it.
    I would appreciate it if members wouldn't tag me please. I have all notifcations turned off and wouldn't want a member thinking i'm being rude by not replying.
    If i see a question that i know the answer to i will try my best to help.
  • [Deleted User]
    [Deleted User] Posts: 174 Listener
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    It will be a payment made manually, which is the reason for the numbers next to it.
    Do you think  ESA and PIP will go back to normal BACS by Friday. I'm surprised they did a manual payment for money due on a Thursday. This whole situation is strange, my mate got paid day early but I never on the same benefit.
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 57,143 Disability Gamechanger
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    Hopefully it will but i really don't know. My daughters UC is due on Friday, should be 24th but always paid on a Friday when it falls on a weekend.
    I would appreciate it if members wouldn't tag me please. I have all notifcations turned off and wouldn't want a member thinking i'm being rude by not replying.
    If i see a question that i know the answer to i will try my best to help.
  • [Deleted User]
    [Deleted User] Posts: 174 Listener
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    Hope it goes back to normal soon. My eldest also gets UC on Friday.
  • kays2008xx
    kays2008xx Community member Posts: 4 Listener
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    Well I've also recently put a claim in for pip for myself as I have cancer and severe panic attacks, but I ruled this out early this morning after calling them as they said no decision has been made and its definitely not from them. I should of asked if it was my sons at the time but didn't think. Now I'm wondering why the hell we've had a manual payment come through.
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 57,143 Disability Gamechanger
    edited September 2022
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    If it's the exact same amount as his usual PIP payment then this is what it will be. They've very likely realised it hadn't been sent because of the unexpected bank holiday so they paid it today.
    His next payment will be paid as normal, 4 weeks from tomorrow, which will be 20th October. Nothing at all to worry about. It can only be a good thing. If he hadn't received it tomorrow then you would have worried even more.
    I would appreciate it if members wouldn't tag me please. I have all notifcations turned off and wouldn't want a member thinking i'm being rude by not replying.
    If i see a question that i know the answer to i will try my best to help.
  • kays2008xx
    kays2008xx Community member Posts: 4 Listener
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    Thanks for the reply that's what I'm thinking too. Will update tomorrow and let you know. Thanks again poppy amd all for the replys. 
  • kays2008xx
    kays2008xx Community member Posts: 4 Listener
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    It was indeed his payment made early. Thanks for your help.
  • Tori_Scope
    Tori_Scope Scope Posts: 12,499 Disability Gamechanger
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    Thanks for the update @kays200xx :) I imagine that's a bit of a relief, as receiving an unexpected payment can sometimes be quite stressful? 

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