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Weekly Bulletin No. 811

Week Commencing Monday 2nd March

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Financial Users Group - Wednesday 4th March

The next Financial Users Group is to be held at the Judge Business School on Wednesday 4th March at 9.30am.

Minutes of the last meeting and the current agenda can be found here.

This is an open meeting and we look forward to seeing you there.

Issued by Michelle Bond - Head of Financial Systems


Accounts Receivable Invoices  - Tax Classification Field

Please be advised that when raising a Transaction in AR you will be required to enter the relevant tax rate in the Tax Classification field, unlike in the past where this may have been automatically populated.

If you are unclear on which tax rate to use please consult with the VAT team on

If you have any other queries please contact the Accounts Receivable Helpdesk on 32215 or email

Issued by Andrew Weatherley – Manager Accounts Payable, Receivable and Cash Management.


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NEW: Social, environmental and economic consideration guides

In working collaboratively with our partners at University of Oxford, we delighted to announce that 40 purchase guidance documents are now available on our website  The guides cover a wide range of topics from batteries and electrical components to wood and white goods and have been developed to aid departmental decision making by embedding sustainability and social impact at the heart of each and every purchase.  The guides include likely impacts of making a purchase and suggest opportunities to mitigate negative outcomes whilst taking proactive action. 

We hope this new service helps you when considering if you need to buy, how you could buy with greater awareness around social, environmental and economic considerations, and would welcome any feedback to

Isued by Helen Wain - Head of Group Procurement


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Training Courses

The following course has places available:

Getting Started in the General Ledger, Tue 10 Mar, 09h30 – 12h30

Issued by Christine Rogerson - Finance Training



Reminder that the Welcome to Key Travel webinar is running on Wednesday 4 March. If you’re involved in University travel bookings, please book a place.

Issued by Christine Rogerson - Finance Training


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Monthly Accounting Timetable

To view the status of the monthly process including the month end close dates please use the following link: Accounting Timetable

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Vulnerable Periods

Some systems may be unavailable between 6.00am to 9.00am Tuesdays and Thursdays. Users will be notified of planned vulnerable periods here and in the latest bulletin.