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Better Payment Practice Code
Better Payment Practice Code
2003/04

Better Payment Practice Code - measure of compliance
Number        000
Total bills paid in the year

59,108


57,282

Total bills paid within target

48,841

46,219

Percentage of bills paid within target

83%

81%

The Better Payment Practice Code requires the Trust to aim to pay all valid non-NHS invoices by the due date or within 30 days of receipt of goods or a valid invoice, whichever is later.