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Company number: 00438886

Reporting period:
3 April 2023 to 1 October 2023

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

This report was filed on 31 October 2023

and approved by Nikheel Shah

Payment statistics

Average time taken to pay invoices: 9 days

Invoices paid:

Invoices due but not paid within agreed terms: 15 %

Payment terms

Shortest standard payment period

0 days

Longest standard payment period

30 days

Standard payment terms

Standard payment terms vary depending on what has been agreed with the supplier for overheads or vehicle vendor in the case of auction payments. These terms can range from immediate payment to 30 days from date of invoice.

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


Maximum contractual payment period agreed

30 days

Any other information about payment terms


Dispute resolution process

Disputes should be raised in the first instance with BCA Accounts Payable team for overheads or Auction Accounts team for vehicles, by telephone 01252 975 860 or by email The finance team will endeavour to resolve any issues promptly and professionally. Should the finance team be unable to resolve a dispute, we would refer to the supplier’s specific contract with us, which will detail the actions to take in order to resolve any disputes.

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?