University Policy, Terms and Conditions

The Procurement Policy and the Procurement Strategy govern all staff and all spending of University-managed funds:

Purchase Orders

Purchase Orders (PO) are an important part of the way in which the University gathers accurate accounting information for managing our resources. All suppliers must be in receipt of a valid PO from the University before supplying the requested goods or services. The valid PO must be included on all invoices in order to ensure prompt payment.

Payments to Suppliers

In line with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015, the University of Reading can confirm the following payment statistics:

Financial Year Proportion of valid & undisputed invoices paid within 30 days in accordance with regulation 113 The amount of interest paid to suppliers due to a breach of the requirement in regulation 113
2015/16 82% £0
2016/17 77% £0

Sustainability information

Energy management is an important part of our approach:

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