DS SMITH PAPER LIMITED
Company number: 00058614
1 May 2022
to 31 October 2022
Warning This information is as reported by the business, and responses are in their own words.
This report was filed on 30 November 2022
and approved by W B Hicks
Average time taken to pay invoices: 91 days
- within 30 days: 17%
- in 31 to 60 days: 11%
- in 61 days or more: 71%
Invoices due but not paid within agreed terms: 9 %
Shortest standard payment period
Longest standard payment period
Standard payment terms
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
Complaints or concerns should be raised in the first instance with the Accounts Payable team, for which all suppliers have contact details. The Accounts Payable team will escalate where applicable to the Accounts Payable team leader, and the Group legal team.
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?