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Company number: 00053419

Reporting period:
1 April 2023 to 30 September 2023

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

This report was filed on 17 October 2023

and approved by Hugo Eales

Payment statistics

Average time taken to pay invoices: 34 days

Invoices paid:

Invoices due but not paid within agreed terms: 29 %

Payment terms

Shortest standard payment period

30 days

Longest standard payment period

120 days

Standard payment terms

Payment terms are negotiated, as required, based on the nature of the services provided. In public sector our standard terms do not exceed 30 days. Our general standard terms are 60 days and for relationships with very large suppliers, where balance of trade is involved, terms can be as high as 90 days.

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


Maximum contractual payment period agreed

120 days

DXC applied 30 days standard terms to all SME suppliers, regardless of whether those suppliers are servicing public sector clients.

Any other information about payment terms


Dispute resolution process

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?