Under the Government's Prompt Payment Policy, it is now a requirement for public sector bodies including local authorities to publish annual payment performance data. This consists of:

  • Percentage of invoices paid within 30 days 
  • The amount of interest paid to suppliers due to late payment 
  • The amount of interest the local authority was liable to pay i.e. whether paid or not. 

Prompt Payment Policy 2021-2

Read our Prompt Payment Policy 2021-2.

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