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The Accounts Payable Association merges with The Payroll Centre

The Accounts Payable Association is delighted to announce its merger with The Payroll Centre, the UK’s largest payroll membership and learning organisation.   This announcement means the APA will be receiving the required support to follow our plans for expansion;…

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Create Your Vendor Onboarding Policy – A Must Have for Vendor Maintenance

Depending on your company, there can be separate departments involved in the Procure-to-Pay (P2P) process – each with a different focus. For example, the  Procurement/Sourcing should have a separate policy since their focus may be items such as vendor risk management, identifying strategic partners, and reducing costs.  Even AP itself at a higher level may be focused on invoice submission/approvals, adherence to the Purchase Order policy, processing payments, accurate general ledger coding, etc.  Each can quite different from a focus on onboarding vendors for the purpose of payment for goods and services. For this reason, I recommend a separate policy or section specific to vendor onboarding.

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Who are HAPPY AP?

I set up HAPPY AP as a result of being made redundant from a large corporate company. Over the last 30 years I have worked primarily in AP, along with Provisioning, Vendor Management, Fixed Asset Management, Mentoring and Training. Background…

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