Entries by Richard Manson

The future of e-invoicing: To EDI or not EDI?

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Reading Time: 3 minutes Organisations looking to implement EDI for the first time need to consider the challenges associated with this legacy approach to electronic trading. And those looking to upgrade should think twice before throwing good money after bad.

PEPPOL, Portals and Poor Supplier Service

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Reading Time: 3 minutes The Pan European Public Procurement Online (PEPPOL) enables suppliers to connect seamlessly with buyers. But many suppliers are missing out on some of the benefits of PEPPOL by using third party portals.

Is the UK public sector ready for the EU’s e-invoicing deadline?

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Reading Time: 3 minutes The UK public sector is preparing for a shift in its approach to e-invoicing. That’s thanks to EU Directive 2014/55/EU. The directive sets out how public sector organisations must be able to receive and process EU-compliant e-invoices from suppliers by 18th April 2020.

The problem with Brexit, and the future of e-invoicing

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Reading Time: 2 minutes Big changes are coming to the e-invoicing market, thanks to EU directive 2014/55/EU. Public sector organisations in Europe must be able to receive and process EU compliant einvoices from their suppliers by April 18th 2020, at the latest. The objective is to standardise invoice content, making it easier and cheaper for local government and central government to process them.