Company number: 01496218
1 September 2020
to 28 February 2021
This report was filed on 19 March 2021
and approved by Sean Masterson
Average time taken to pay invoices: 45 days
- within 30 days: 67%
- in 31 to 60 days: 26%
- in 61 days or more: 7%
Invoices due but not paid within agreed terms: 4 %
Standard payment period for qualifying contracts
Standard payment terms
We constantly assess and monitor the strong links we have with our suppliers who are a crucial part of our successful business. Our policy remains to pay our suppliers at the end of the month following month of delivery and this applies to the vast majority of our transactions. Where different terms are agreed in certain circumstances we endeavour to adhere to our side of such agreements.
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
Any dispute will be resolve by discussing them with relevant supplier(s) namely by liaising with members of the accounts payable and credit control departments and /or the procurement and commercial teams. If this is not resolved, it will be escalated to the Group Head of Finance for resolution.
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?