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Company number: 01636704

Reporting period:
1 January 2018 to 30 June 2018

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

This report was filed on 30 July 2018

and approved by Mr Bob Pringle

Payment statistics

Average time taken to pay invoices: 39 days

Invoices paid:

Invoices due but not paid within agreed terms: 42 %

Payment terms

Shortest standard payment period

7 days

Longest standard payment period

75 days

Standard payment terms

The standard business terms are 30 and 60 days from receipt of invoice, however these can differ upon mutual agreement and included in the contract. Ranging from 7 days to 60.

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

Any changes to the agreed payment terms will be discussed with the supplier in advance. Any Disputes are raised with the central procurement team who will assess whether the issue relates to price or quality of product and include the relevant teams in discussions with the supplier so that a resolution can be found.

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?