You should expect to be paid weekly, and at worst monthly, by your courier company. If you’re being asked to wait longer than that, you probably should look elsewhere for work, as it suggests that your money is at risk. If the courier company goes bust, the longer you’re waiting for your money, the more money you’ll lose.
It’s also worth making a few discreet enquiries with the other couriers about whether there’s ever been any problem with payments.
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