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Company number: 03726028

Reporting period:
1 January 2022 to 30 June 2022

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

This report was filed on 7 July 2022

and approved by Alec Latimer

Payment statistics

Average time taken to pay invoices: 23 days

Invoices paid:

Invoices due but not paid within agreed terms: 1 %

Payment terms

Shortest standard payment period

0 days

Longest standard payment period

30 days

Standard payment terms

eBay (UK) Ltd., as standard, pays all its suppliers and distributors no later than the last day of the month following the month in which the relevant undisputed invoice is received by eBay (UK) Ltd. i.e. between 00 and 30 days from receipt.

Variations to these standard payment terms are by exception only and only applied when negotiated and agreed by both parties.

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

Yes – Payment terms changed from NT60 to NT30

Were suppliers notified or consulted about these changes before they were made?

Yes – Our POs reflect our standard payment terms and it's communicated to the vendors during agreement. The vendor and business partners can negotiate different payment terms as needed.

Maximum contractual payment period agreed

30 days

Any other information about payment terms


Dispute resolution process

Typically the supplier will coordinate with the PO requester and they will negotiate any disputes directly for low value dollar contracts (<250k). Other than that there is no exclusive dispute resolution process; the process may vary on the type of contract and the location where the service is provided.

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?