Prompt Payment

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The Council is a signatory to the Department for Business Innovation and Skills Prompt Payment Code.

The Council adheres to the standards for payment practices and always aims for best practice as recommended by the code administered by the Chartered Institute of Credit Management.

Below is a table showing the Council's most recent prompt payment statistics.

Prompt payment statistics
2020 / 212019 / 202018 / 192017 / 182016 / 17
Number of invoices processed4,629 6,163 5,864 5,614 5,542
Number of invoices paid within 30 days4,59999.35%6,15899.92%5,86299.97%5,60899.89%5,53799.91%
Number of invoices paid within 10 days4,56898.68%6,07098.49%5,79998.89%5,55899.00%5,46198.54%
Late interest paymentsNil Nil Nil Nil Nil