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Company number: 02585370

Reporting period:
1 October 2020 to 31 March 2021

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

This report was filed on 30 April 2021

and approved by T Bacon

Payment statistics

Average time taken to pay invoices: 22 days

Invoices paid:

Invoices due but not paid within agreed terms: 60 %

Payment terms

Shortest standard payment period

7 days

Longest standard payment period

60 days

Standard payment terms

Subcontractor Payment Terms:
Our standard payment terms for subcontractors are 14 days from application following completion of
work. Provided all work has been completed per the application, our subcontractors will be paid
within 14 days of that application

Supplier Payment Terms:
Payment terms are agreed with suppliers as part of contract negotiations. The most frequently used
payment terms in the reporting period are 30 days from the date of invoice, however terms can
range from 7 to 60 days

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


Maximum contractual payment period agreed

60 days

Any other information about payment terms


Dispute resolution process

Bewley Homes Plc aims to resolve all disputes promptly and will normally do so by contacting
suppliers and subcontractors directly. Any disputes over payment are directed to the Commercial
Department and administrative matters to the Accounts Department.
Disputes can be escalated up the management chain if required.

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?