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
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?
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.