Defra prompt payment performance report
This report shows our performance on paying invoices promptly.
Defra prompt payments data
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Defra is committed to paying suppliers and organisations promptly.
Since 1 April 2015, we have been required to publish information on the percentage of invoices that are paid promptly.
The quarterly report shows the percentage of invoices paid within:
- 5 days
- 30 days
The annual report shows:
- the percentage of invoices paid within 30 days
- the amount of interest paid to suppliers due to late payment
Publication of this information on the internet is a requirement under regulation 113(7) of the Public Contract Regulations Act 2015.
The background to this is set out in Procurement Policy Note 05/15 on prompt payment and reporting performance
Published: 11 November 2015
Updated: 26 April 2017
- Q4 16/17 information published.
- Publication of quarterly update (quarter 3 of financial year 2016/17).
- Updated information provided.
- figures for Quarter 1 2016-17 prompt payment performance published
- Amendments to wording under 'Detail' section of the page.
- Quarterly update.
- First published.