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    • Nannytone
    • By Nannytone 9th May 18, 7:51 AM
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    DLA to Pip transition
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    • 9th May 18, 7:51 AM
    DLA to Pip transition 9th May 18 at 7:51 AM
    I've been transition from DLA to Pip and like everyone else and very confused by the payment dates.

    I have always had DLA paid weekly on a Wednesday and obviously PIP is paid 4 weekly. On the award letter it says that I will be paid 45 ish on Friday the 11th to cover from May the 9th to May the 11th and then payments will commence for weekly after that.

    I suppose my question is, when paid weekly is DLA paid in advance or in arrears?&
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    • bspm1
    • By bspm1 11th May 18, 7:07 PM
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    • 11th May 18, 7:07 PM
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    • 11th May 18, 7:07 PM
    I've been transition from DLA to Pip and like everyone else and very confused by the payment dates.

    I have always had DLA paid weekly on a Wednesday and obviously PIP is paid 4 weekly. On the award letter it says that I will be paid 45 ish on Friday the 11th to cover from May the 9th to May the 11th and then payments will commence for weekly after that.

    I suppose my question is, when paid weekly is DLA paid in advance or in arrears?&
    Originally posted by Nannytone

    Both DLA and PIP are paid 4 weekly in arrears.
    • poppy12345
    • By poppy12345 11th May 18, 10:54 PM
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    • 11th May 18, 10:54 PM
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    • 11th May 18, 10:54 PM
    Both DLA and PIP are paid 4 weekly in arrears.
    Originally posted by bspm1
    Nanny receives her DLA weekly.
    • bspm1
    • By bspm1 14th May 18, 12:00 AM
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    • 14th May 18, 12:00 AM
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    • 14th May 18, 12:00 AM
    Nanny receives her DLA weekly.
    Originally posted by poppy12345

    Well then I have no idea.

    As far as I was aware DLA and PIP were paid 4 weekly, in arrears, I have known people get the payment weekly if they have a terminal illness.
    • Nannytone
    • By Nannytone 14th May 18, 4:27 PM
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    • 14th May 18, 4:27 PM
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    • 14th May 18, 4:27 PM
    I started receiving DLA in 1993 and then you had the choice to receive it weekly fortnightly or 4 weekly. I chose weekly because I had two young children and needed weekly income/B]
    • carlislelass
    • By carlislelass 14th May 18, 4:45 PM
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    • 14th May 18, 4:45 PM
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    • 14th May 18, 4:45 PM
    OH had no choice (started in the 90s), had to be monthly
    • Nannytone
    • By Nannytone 14th May 18, 5:18 PM
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    • 14th May 18, 5:18 PM
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    • 14th May 18, 5:18 PM
    So how comes. I have always had it paid weekly ?
    DLA only came into existence in 1993/B]
    • GlasweJen
    • By GlasweJen 15th May 18, 7:53 AM
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    • 15th May 18, 7:53 AM
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    • 15th May 18, 7:53 AM
    Weekly in arrears was an option for me in 2003 for my first claim could have been because I was transitioning from school and the claim had an appointee though? We went for 4 weekly so don't know the specifics, just remember it being an option
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    • matrix11001
    • By matrix11001 22nd May 18, 12:22 AM
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    • 22nd May 18, 12:22 AM
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    • 22nd May 18, 12:22 AM
    I've been transition from DLA to Pip and like everyone else and very confused by the payment dates.

    I have always had DLA paid weekly on a Wednesday and obviously PIP is paid 4 weekly. On the award letter it says that I will be paid 45 ish on Friday the 11th to cover from May the 9th to May the 11th and then payments will commence for weekly after that.

    I suppose my question is, when paid weekly is DLA paid in advance or in arrears?&
    Originally posted by Nannytone
    I've always been paid 4 weekly on the Tuesday - it shouldn't be too different to the way you get it now. Either way you won't lose out!
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