The aim is to pay suppliers on time to take advantage of all discounts and that are available. The standard time for paying suppliers is within 30 days and, providing there aren’t any blocks the invoice will be paid in 30 days. If the invoice approval is delayed then payment will be released on the next pay run.
Changes to payment terms can be requested by using the request supplier change or the change contract form.
Payments are made by BACs transfer wherever possible and where we have an email addresses for suppliers, an electronic remittance is sent. Payment runs are scheduled for 2.30pm on week days.
Procurement reports are available to help you find information about payments.