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Company number: 01325869

Reporting period:
1 January 2018 to 30 June 2018

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

This report was filed on 19 November 2018

and approved by Simon Fry

Payment statistics

Average time taken to pay invoices: 44 days

Invoices paid:

Invoices due but not paid within agreed terms: 8 %

Payment terms

Shortest standard payment period

10 days

Longest standard payment period

90 days

Standard payment terms

40 days end of month

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


Maximum contractual payment period agreed

90 days

90 days end of month as offered by the supplier to all of its customers

Any other information about payment terms

Inter group balances (sales and purchases) are settled on 60 day end of month terms. Invoices that are in dispute are paid once the dispute has been resolved between the supplier and the company.
Payment runs are made at the middle and end of each month.

Dispute resolution process

Any queries are raised with our accounts payable team who liaise with the relevant person or department within our organisation who has a dispute with a supplier to resolve.

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?