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Supplying the University

We encourage diversity in our supply chain and want our suppliers to reflect the diverse business community in which we operate

We aim to ensure that suppliers are treated equitably to encourage equal opportunities and good relations. The Purchasing Office is accredited to ISO14001 and we work in collaboration with other organisations to promote sustainable procurement in the public sector.

Be a supplier

If you are interested in becoming one of our suppliers please check oureTendering website where all our tendering opportunities are advertised.

If you require assistance in using this site please contactLiz Wilson orMike Briggs or email purchasing@leedsmet.ac.uk

Current suppliers

The Parabilis emarketplace provides online access to catalogues provided by our contracted suppliers and allows us to send our orders electronically, increasing the speed and efficiency of the purchase-to-pay process. If you are already a user of Parabilis you can login here.

You can now use the emarketplace to send us your invoices electronically which can mean that you are paid faster. If you are interested in this process please contact purchasing@leedsmet.ac.uk.

For more information or if you wish to trade with us in this manner, please contact Liz Wilson or Mike Briggs or email purchasing@leedsmet.ac.uk

Payment to companies

To receive payments you need to send your invoice to Creditors, Financial Services, Leeds Metropolitan University, Leeds, LS1 3HE

Your invoice must quote a purchase order number. Please see our Terms and Conditions of Purchase for our payment terms.


Our weekly BACS run is carried out on Mondays and funds clear in our supplier's bank accounts on Wednesdays. If a payment has been made to your bank account you will receive a remittance advice regarding this payment. This will be sent by fax if a fax number has been provided, or in the mail.

Please note that we only pay by cheque in one-off situations where bank details cannot be acquired.

For Data Protection purposes, we require written proof of our supplier's bank details in order to make payments.

For more information or if you have any queries regarding Payment or BACS, please contact Melanie Hirst, Payments Officer 0113 812 3451 or email m.j.hirst@leedsmet.ac.uk

Payment to individuals

If you are an individual providing a service to Leeds Metropolitan, this may be classed as a Consultancy Agreement.In these cases, an agreement must be set up with ourPayroll department to facilitate payment.

Delivering to Leeds Metropolitan

Deliveries to City Campus should now bemade via the access road at the side of Leslie Silver building on Woodhouse Lane. This entrance will be open for deliveries between the hours of 08.00 to17.00. Any deliveries outside of these hours must be agreed with your internal University contact.

For delivery information click here for more details.

For more information contact:

Mike Briggs Procure to Pay Manager
0113 8123414

Liz Wilson e-Procurement Officer
0113 8123327