Decision details

(FCS) Supplier Relief / Faster Payment April - June 2021

Decision Maker: Strategic Director of Finance and Customer Services

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No






Date of Decision:


30 March 2021

Decision Maker:

(Including Job Title)


Judith Badger

Strategic Director of Finance and Customer Services

Specific Delegation:

(If any)



Brief Description of Decision:



That the measures previously approved in relation to the immediate payment of invoices (including receipting, dealing with disputes and invoice frequency) remain in place until 30 June 2021.


Reasons for the Decision:



To continue to respond the COVID-19 pandemic and the need to support Suppliers.

Details of alternative options considered and rejected:


The accompanying briefing paper sets out the payment arrangements to support Suppliers which are currently in place and which would otherwise end on 31st March 2021. The reasons for the decision to continue the arrangements are set out in the paper. The position will be reviewed again before the end of June 2021.

Conflicts of interest declared by any Executive Member consulted by the decision maker which relates to the decision:


No conflicts of interest

Dispensations Granted:

(If any)



Reports or parts of reports considered


Briefing Paper for the Strategic Director of Finance and Customer Services – Supplier Relief post 23 March 2021.


I certify that this is a true record of the decision in relation to Supplier Relief / Faster Payment April – June 2021.



Signed by the Decision Maker


Dated          30 March 2021


Name:        Judith Badger         


Job Title: Strategic Director Finance & Customer Services S151 Officer



Publication date: 07/04/2021

Date of decision: 30/03/2021

Accompanying Documents: