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Company number: 01493003

Reporting period:
1 January 2020 to 30 June 2020

Warning This information is as reported by the business, and responses are in their own words.

This report was filed on 30 July 2020

and approved by Nick Mason

Payment statistics

Average time taken to pay invoices: 43 days

Invoices paid:

Invoices due but not paid within agreed terms: 65 %

Payment terms

Shortest standard payment period

0 days

Longest standard payment period

60 days

Standard payment terms

Longest standard payment period = 60 days net monthly

Our standard payment terms are 30 days end of month, for all new suppliers as published on our website. Although we have historic payment terms which range from payment on receipt to 90 days end of month, with 90% of suppliers being on 30 days end of month.

Were there any changes to the standard payment terms in the reporting period?


Maximum contractual payment period agreed

90 days

Any other information about payment terms

Statistical information represents a combination of purchase ledger suppliers and sub-contract payments. Maximum payment term applies to only a handful of very large companies with historical payment agreements and high volume invoices.

Dispute resolution process

Invoices/requests for payment which do not automatically match to the purchase order are electronically sent out to the requisitioner who is responsible for taking the action required to resolve the query. Disputed invoices are monitored on a regular basis to ensure the requisitioner and supplier resolve the dispute as soon as possible.

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?