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Creditor Payments

Oracle Fusion - Post go-live Accounts Payable weekly cheque and BACS run dates

Week commencing Monday 6 July 2020

There will be one cheque and one BACS payment run processed on Friday 10 July 2020

No validation is to be done on Friday from 1.30pm until 2.30pm

BACS payments will be credited to bank accounts on Tuesday 14 July 2020

Week commencing Monday 13 July 2020

Normal weekly payment runs will resume.  BACS payment run will be Tuesday 14 July 2020 and credited to bank accounts on Friday 17 July 2020

Cheque and BACS payment runs will be Thursday 16 July 2020.  BACS payments will be credited to bank accounts on 21 July 2020

If you have queries relating to the above please email systemscontrol@walsall.gov.uk



In order to continue prompt and efficient payment of goods and services during the current COVID-19 outbreak, please refer to the document below detailing special arrangements that have been put in place with immediate effect.

With the temporary payments arrangements put into place at this time, there is a greater risk of duplicating payments to suppliers. Please refer to the guide below to minimise this risk


The Payments (accounts payable) function provides the following services:

  • Invoice payments
  • Petty cash reimbursements
  • Cancelled and replacement cheques
  • Supplier and payee set ups
  • Weekly payment runs by BACS and cheque

Further information on our services including relevant forms and procedures can be found in our sub-page:

Payment types

The council makes the following types of payments to their suppliers and payees:

Bankers automated clearing service (BACS)

Walsall Council actively encourages BACS (electronic) payments to be made to its suppliers and payees. BACS payments are generated twice weekly on Tuesday and Thursday. Payments made Tuesday will normally reach the recipients bank account on the Friday of the same week. Thursday payments will reach the recipients bank account the following Tuesday, with Bank Holiday periods varying. Please contact us for more information.


There is one routine cheque payment run on Thursday. Cheques are posted to suppliers and payees on Friday. Cheques can also be collected from the Post Room on request.

Emergency payments - BACS

Emergency BACS payments can be arranged under exceptional circumstances only.

For further information please contact the Treasury Management Team on 01922 652872.

Emergency payments - cheque

Urgent cheque payments can be arranged when required.

For further information please contact the Payments Team direct on 01922 655809.


Contact us

Financial Administration and Support
3rd Floor, Civic Centre
Darwall Street

Telephone 01922 654320
Fax 01922652368

Email oraclesupport@walsall.gov.uk