Is COL payments and back pay instant capital on UC

Hello
another dilemma - sorry to be a pain.

UC has now sorted my UC migration but it has given me a lump sum payment that they owed me. This has coincided with cost of living payment and my PIP and CBESA going in and now I am getting worried as to having too much money (not yet but I don’t like muddle and worriedess).

I think I heard that COL payments are disregarded but for how long? And is lump sum disregarded and for how long? I have all paperwork to prove what and where this money came from but now getting confused as when it goes into account I cannot tell exactly which £1 I spend came from where and it is muddle when money comes in at different times. 

Could someone advise as to what to count

Thank you

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