The DWP has confirmed that benefits due to be paid on certain dates in April will be paid early…
This is due to the outbreak of coronavirus intensifying and concerns over cash become even more important.
Anyone due a benefit payment, including Universal Credit, Employment Support Allowance (ESA) or if they’re still on Jobseeker’s Allowance (JSA), over the Easter weekend, they will receive it early.
If your payment due date is Friday, April 10, the actual pay date will be Thursday, April 9.
If your payment due date is Monday, April 13, the actual pay date will be Thursday, April 9.