Dear The Institute of Cancer Research,

Can we please request the following information;

Part 1 Total invoice processing

• How many invoices did accounts payable process in the 12 months from Jan 18 to Dec and for what total value
• How many suppliers were these invoices paid to?

Part 2 Single use suppliers

Of the total invoices processed how many were for suppliers that were only used one time one in that period (a single purchase order or invoice) and how many were for suppliers used 3 times of less?

Please complete the table below which shows the breakdown of one time suppliers by detailed purchase category

Purchasing Category Volume (one time supplier invoices) Value (one time supplier invoices)
e.g. IT subcontractors
e.g. Editorial contributors

Part 3 Low value order processing

Do you use any of the below approaches to processing low value orders (tick box)

• Procurement cards
• PO flipping (conversion or purchase orders to invoices)
• A manual sign off process outside of the standard approvals process
• They follow the standard procurement process
• Other

Yours faithfully,

John Clancy

foi, The Institute of Cancer Research

Dear Mr Clancy,

The Institute of Cancer Research, London, confirms receipt of your request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and will respond in due course.

Regards,

The ICR Freedom of Information Office

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foi, The Institute of Cancer Research

Dear Mr Clancy,

Thank you for your email to The Institute of Cancer Research, London, requesting information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. Please find our response below:

Part 1 Total invoice processing

• How many invoices did accounts payable process in the 12 months from Jan 18 to Dec and for what total value – 31,347
• How many suppliers were these invoices paid to? 2033

Part 2 Single use suppliers

Of the total invoices processed how many were for suppliers that were only used one time one in that period (a single purchase order or invoice) - 811

and how many were for suppliers used 3 times of less? - 2024

Please complete the table below which shows the breakdown of one time suppliers by detailed purchase category – We do not hold customer categorisations on the Finance system and as such are unable supply the information.

Purchasing Category Volume (one time supplier invoices) Value (one time supplier invoices)
e.g. IT subcontractors
e.g. Editorial contributors

Part 3 Low value order processing

Do you use any of the below approaches to processing low value orders (tick box)

• Procurement cards - Yes
• PO flipping (conversion or purchase orders to invoices) - No
• A manual sign off process outside of the standard approvals process - No
• They follow the standard procurement process - Yes
• Other

I trust this satisfies your request.

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Regards

The ICR Freedom of Information Office

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