MCLAUGHLIN & HARVEY LIMITED
Company number: NI027864
1 July 2022
to 31 December 2022
This report was filed on 30 January 2023
and approved by David O'Neill
Average time taken to pay invoices: 33 days
- within 30 days: 44%
- in 31 to 60 days: 51%
- in 61 days or more: 5%
Invoices due but not paid within agreed terms: 20 %
Standard payment period for qualifying contracts
Standard payment terms
Subcontract payment terms are agreed as part of contract negotiations. For other suppliers, payment terms are generally 30 days from end of month or 30 days from invoice
Were there any changes to the standard payment terms in the reporting period?
Yes – Standard terms per report were previously 45 days as we included 3 days for cheque clearing. Payments now mainly made by Bacs
Were suppliers notified or consulted about these changes before they were made?
Maximum contractual payment period agreed
Any other information about payment terms
Dispute resolution process
For material orders where any disputes arise regarding quantities delivered, these are resolved by the Finance Department who request proof of delivery. Where any disputes regarding invoice rates arise, these are resolved by the buying department.
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?