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Contracts payment guide

Address to which invoices should be sent:  

South Cambridgeshire District Council

Accounts Payable Service

Cambourne Business Park

Cambourne, Cambridge, CB23 6EA

Purchase order number requirement (and format of number):

All requests by the Council for goods or services must be accompanied by a purchase order number in the format PO ABCD1234.

Any specific details required on invoices:     

Invoices for goods or services supplied must include a purchase order number in the format PO ABCD1234.

Payment run dates in month:   

Every Tuesday and Friday.

Date(s) by which an invoice must normally be received and approved to be included in the next cheque run:

8 working days before payment run.

Contact details for invoice payment queries

Name: Naomi

Job Title: Accounts Assistant

How are disputed invoices dealt with?

The individual who requested the goods or service will contact the company to explain their query on receipt of the disputed invoice.

Normal expected timescale for invoice approval from receipt:

5 working days.

Is an e-invoicing system utilised?

Not currently.

Other important information for suppliers:

Invoices which do not include purchase order numbers in the format PO ABCD1234 may be returned due to difficulties in identification or payment may be delayed.

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