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Company number: 06847930

Reporting period:
1 September 2023 to 31 March 2024

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

This report was filed on 30 April 2024

and approved by Paul Rayner

Payment statistics

Average time taken to pay invoices: 59 days

Invoices paid:

Invoices due but not paid within agreed terms: 22 %

Payment terms

Standard payment period for qualifying contracts

0 days

Standard payment terms

The Company negotiates payment terms with each supplier during the procurement process. As a result, payment terms vary by supplier. The most common payment term in place is 30 days from month end although payment terms range from payment on receipt to 60 days from month end.

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


Maximum contractual payment period agreed

60 days

Any other information about payment terms


Dispute resolution process

Supplier invoices and payments are managed by the Payment Services team at Chase House, 16 The Parks, Newton-le-Willows, WA12 0JQ. Disputed invoices will be notified to the supplier by the Payment Services team to ensure that they are investigated and resolved in a timely manner. Invoiced items that are subject to dispute will not be paid until resolution of the dispute, whereupon payment shall be made in accordance with this policy.

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?