When the topic focuses on payments, the points of view of each company do not always converge. What for some is seen as an important and crucial moment, for others is seen as neglect.
According to InformaDb data, only 14% of Portuguese companies pay within the stipulated period. This data leads us to think that this situation occurs due to financial problems. However, these delays are often due to corporate cultures and leadership that do not understand the negative impact of a late payment, which can have incalculable consequences for certain organizations, such as their insolvency.
The Pandemic, which cuts across all sectors and all countries, underlines this need even more, demonstrating that everyone has a responsibility to, as far as possible, do everything in their power to keep the economy, namely the Portuguese, dynamic. despite the whole situation. Therefore, respect for paying suppliers on time represents a major management measure, which has always been fundamental, but which, in the face of a crisis, assumes vital importance.
In this way, with the purpose of solving this huge problem that affects the entire Portuguese economy, ACEGE, CIP, IAPMEI and APIFARMA, together with Caixa Geral de Depósitos, have been promoting the “Punctual Payment Commitment”, having main objective is to put a brake on this cycle of late payments.
ActiveSys is one of more than 1300 member companies, where we are considered an active part of this social responsibility movement, which promotes a culture of payment on time and enhances the competitiveness of the Portuguese economy, thus helping to create a wave of change. of late payments in Portugal.