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
2019 / 202018 / 192017 / 182016 / 17 2015 / 16
Number of invoices processed6,163 5,864 5,614 5,542 5,834
Number of invoices paid within 30 days6,15899.92%5,86299.97%5,60899.89%5,53799.91% 5,829 99.91%
Number of invoices paid within 10 days6,07098.49%5,79998.89%5,55899.00%5,46198.54% 5,779 99.06%
Late interest paymentsNil Nil Nil Nil Nil