SAATCHI & SAATCHI GROUP LTD
Company number: 00231824
1 July 2018
to 31 December 2018
This report was filed on 29 January 2019
and approved by Annette King
Average time taken to pay invoices: 48 days
- within 30 days: 59%
- in 31 to 60 days: 23%
- in 61 days or more: 18%
Invoices due but not paid within agreed terms: 64 %
Shortest standard payment period
Longest standard payment period
Standard payment terms
The supplier shall invoice the Company at the invoicing address set out on the purchase order and the Company’s terms of payment shall be 60 days following receipt of a valid invoice quoting the correct purchase order and job numbers for Goods and/or Materials delivered and/or Services performed to the Company’s reasonable satisfaction. The Company may set off against any sums due to the supplier whether under contract or otherwise any lawful set-off, counterclaim to which the Company may at any time be entitled. Agencies are able to amend the standard payment terms for their business needs, within the Vendor Master Data File.
Were there any changes to the standard payment terms in the reporting period?
Maximum contractual payment period agreed
Please note references to 60 days in respect of standard and maximum contractual payment period is based on 60 days from the month end.
Any other information about payment terms
Dispute resolution process
Any disputes in respect of supplier payments are resolved by contacting the Accounts Payable Team via our automatic ticketing support service, RVIC at the following link https://www.resourcesvendoric.com. The Accounts Payable department will then assist further with query and if applicable this may be escalated to the legal team.
Other payment information
Has this business signed up to a code of conduct or standards on payment practices? If so, which?For example, signatories to The Prompt Payment Code must commit to paying 95% of their invoices within 60 days.
Does this business offer e-invoicing in relation to qualifying contracts? This is where suppliers can electronically submit and track invoices. It’s not just allowing suppliers to email them an invoice.
Does this business offer supply chain finance? This is where a supplier who has submitted an invoice can be paid by a third-party finance provider earlier than the agreed payment date. The business would then pay the finance provider the invoiced sum.
Under its payment practices and policies, can this business deduct sums from payments under qualifying contracts as a charge for remaining on a supplier list?
During the reporting period, did the business deduct sums from payments as a charge for remaining on a supplier list?