Prompt Payment and Reporting Performance

PPN Action Note 05/15 on prompt payment and reporting performance was published on 27 March 2015. This set requirements (from 1 April 2015) for all central government departments including their Executive Agencies and Non Departmental Public Bodies, to publish the percentage of their invoices paid within i) 5 days and ii) 30-days on a quarterly basis.

The most current information is below.

Financial year 2015/2016

1st quarter

  • Percentage of invoices paid within 5 days: 82%
  • Percentage of invoices paid within 30 days: 18%

2nd quarter

  • Percentage of invoices paid within 5 days: 86%
  • Percentage of invoices paid within  30 days: 14%

3rd quarter

  • Percentage of invoices paid within 5 days: 86%
  • Percentage of invoices paid within  30 days: 14%

4th quarter

  • Percentage of invoices paid within 5 days: 86%
  • Percentage of invoices paid within 30 days: 14%

Financial year 2016/2017

1st quarter

  • Percentage of invoices paid within 5 days: 86%
  • Percentage of invoices paid within 30 days: 14%

2nd quarter

  • Percentage of invoices paid within 5 days: 87%
  • Percentage of invoices paid within 30 days: 13%

3rd quarter

  • Percentage of invoices paid within 5 days: 88%
  • Percentage of invoices paid within 30 days: 12%

4th quarter

  • Percentage of invoices paid within 5 days: 84%
  • Percentage of invoices paid within 30 days: 16%

Financial year 2017/2018

1st quarter

  • Percentage of invoices paid within 5 days: 88%
  • Percentage of invoices paid within 30 days: 12%

2nd quarter

  • Percentage of invoices paid within 5 days: 90%
  • Percentage of invoices paid within 30 days: 10%

3rd quarter

  • Percentage of invoices paid within 5 days: 89%
  • Percentage of invoices paid within 30 days: 11%

4th quarter

  • Percentage of invoices paid within 5 days: 87%
  • Percentage of invoices paid within 30 days: 13%

Financial year 2018/2019

1st quarter

  • Percentage of invoices paid within 5 days: 88%
  • Percentage of invoices paid within 30 days: 12%

2nd quarter

  • Percentage of invoices paid within 5 days: 88%
  • Percentage of invoices paid within 30 days: 12%
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