Annual Review 2007/2008

Creditors

a. Creditors payment policy

It is the BBC's policy to comply with the Better Payment Practice Code in relation to the payment of suppliers,provided that the supplier is complying with the relevant terms and conditions of their contract. BBC World Service monitors compliance against the terms of this code. BBC World Service's creditor days outstanding at 31 March 2008 was 13 (2007:9).

b. Amounts falling due within one year

  2008
£m
2007
£m
Trade creditors    
Programme creditors 0.3 0.3
Salaries and wages 4.7 4.0
Other trade creditors 2.8 1.6
  7.8 5.9
Other creditors    
Fixed asset creditors 0.9 1.1
Obligations under finance leases 0.4 0.3
Corporation tax 0.1 0.1
Accruals and deferred income 1.5 2.0
  2.9 3.5
Total 10.7 9.4

c. Amounts falling due after more than one year

  2008
£m
2007
£m
Other creditors    
Obligations under finance leases 0.3 0.3
Total 0.3 0.3