Main contractors who don’t back prompt payment to be shamed, government announces today. Call to action.

Business Minister Michael Fallon has announced that it is going to name and shame big companies who do not sign up to the Prompt Payment Code – press release here (

And there is going to be a debate in Parliament on prompt payment, or the lack of it.

This has happened because of the support you’ve given to the StreetwiseSubbie campaign – when we act together our voices get heard. Our biggest mistake would be to think that the problem’s solved, but we have to keep the pressure on. Here’s what to do:

–       Send your MP a short email this morning, expressing how bad the situation is and calling on their support. The email address will be on their constituency website will have email address

–       Send letters from you, your staff and suppliers. A template is on our StreetwiseSubbie website.

–       Let us know if you have an interesting case study.

–       We’ll be sending out a new survey very soon – please complete it and encourage others to do so. The data will help keep momentum going.

Thank you for your support and together we may be able to make a difference.



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