FOI 7149 – payment terms to suppliers

By on 08/06/2012 in FOI/Data

Request

Please supply details of the standard payment terms Birmingham City Council employs in dealings with its suppliers, contractors and any other party supplying a service or product at a cost to your council.

Please also supply the most recent available figures showing, within a 12-month period:

  • The percentage of bills your council settled in 10 days or less;
  • The percentage of bills your council settled in 30 days or less;
  • The percentage of bills your council took more than 30 days to settle.

Please also supply the mean average of the amount of time, in days, your council took to settle bills, within the same 12 month period.

Response

Supply the details of the standard payment terms your council employs in dealings with its suppliers, contractors and any other party supplying a service or product at a cost to your council.

The standard terms and conditions of ordering (and hence payment terms) are included here.

Supply the most recent available figures showing, within a 12-month period: * The percentage of bills your council settled in 10 days or less;

The percentage of invoices paid within 10, 20 and 30 working days are summarised here.

Further details, in respect of invoices paid within 30 days of receipt by our Accounts Payables Team, can be found here.

Please also supply the most recent available figures showing, within a 12-month period: * The percentage of bills your council settled in 30 days or less;

This information is provided in the attached documents 2 and 3.

Please also supply the most recent available figures showing, within a 12-month period: * The percentage of bills your council took more than 30 days to settle.

This information is provided in the attached documents 2 and 3.

Please also supply the mean average of the amount of time, in days, your council took to settle bills, within the same 12 month period.

The mean average the City Council took to pay invoices in 2011/12 was 12.3 days from receipt of the invoice by the Accounts Payables Team.

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