Terms and conditions for purchase orders

Our standard terms and conditions applied to purchase orders

  • All invoices will be settled within 30 days from receipt of invoice, subject to satisfactory receipt of goods.
  • The contractor must notify the site manager of the intention to execute works and must obtain the site manager’s approval before commencing work.
  • The contractor must carry public liability insurance cover as appropriate to the goods or services being provided. Evidence of such cover must be made available upon request.
  • Where a purchase order confirms a formal contract, terms and conditions applying to the contract take precedence and the full insurance requirement required by the Council becomes effective.
  • The official order number must be quoted on all invoices relating to this order otherwise payment may be delayed.
  • A delivery advice note must accompany each delivery of goods and must bear the order number.

Terms and conditions

Additional terms and conditions for school purchase orders

  • Prior arrangements need to be made before effecting delivery during main school holidays
  • All invoices, acknowledgement notes and statements must be sent to the delivery point

Standard contracts

Examples of our standard contracts are available on request by emailing our Procurement team.

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