SHELL U.K. LIMITED
Company number: 00140141
1 July 2019
to 31 December 2019
This report was filed on 20 February 2020
and approved by Shell Corporate Director Limited
Average time taken to pay invoices: 48 days
- within 30 days: 26%
- in 31 to 60 days: 48%
- in 61 days or more: 26%
Invoices due but not paid within agreed terms: 31 %
Standard payment period for qualifying contracts
Standard payment terms
Shell standard terms are 60 days from receipt of a correctly presented invoice. Invoice receipt is defined as a complete, fiscally correct invoice delivered at the remittance address specified in the contract / agreement / purchase order. For electronic invoices, invoice receipt is when the invoice data is received within the Shell system.
Were there any changes to the standard payment terms in the reporting period?
Maximum contractual payment period agreed
Any other information about payment terms
Dispute resolution process
Shell seeks to advise suppliers promptly of any disputes or reasons why an invoice will not be paid in accordance with the agreed terms. Invoices that are subject to dispute will not be paid until resolution of the dispute. Depending on the issue, Procurement or the Requistioner may be involved to resolve any disputes. Once resolved, payment will be made in accordance with the terms of the contract.
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.
Yes – Prompt Payment Code
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?