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Company number: 01846493

Reporting period:
3 April 2021 to 1 October 2021

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

This report was filed on 1 November 2021

and approved by Patricia Vieira

Payment statistics

Average time taken to pay invoices: 35 days

Invoices paid:

Invoices due but not paid within agreed terms: 52 %

Payment terms

Shortest standard payment period

7 days

Longest standard payment period

45 days

Standard payment terms

The standard payment terms for AECOM Limited are 45 days from date of invoice. However, AECOM is committed to being flexible in its approach, reviewing and agreeing terms and conditions on a supplier-by-supplier basis and adhering to negotiated terms in all instances.

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


Maximum contractual payment period agreed

45 days

Standard payment terms are 45 days, however, any contracts over standard terms are being reduced at the time of renegotiation of contracts.

Any other information about payment terms


Dispute resolution process

AECOM Limited is committed to fair treatment of all its supply chain partners and promotes transparency and swift resolution of any supplier dispute. The company has a dedicated UK based Procure to Pay team who provides the interface between the company and its supplier base and will be the initial point of contact to resolve any payment or invoice dispute. Where it is not possible to reach agreement, the dispute will be escalated to the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) Head of Global Business Services and / or the Finance Director of the Company 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.

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?