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Payment terms

Our payment options and terms for our products subscriptions

Subscriptions to Emerald content are payable annually in advance. All invoices must be paid within 30 days – print orders and online access requests will only be actioned once payment has been received.

We can accept payments via the following channels:

  • Bank transfer
  • Credit cards

If your subscription is held via a subscription agent, please contact them with any queries about your order.

Our contact information

Emerald Publishing Limited
Subscriptions Department
Floor 5, Northspring
21-23 Wellington Street
Leeds, England
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0) 113 3231381
E-mail: [email protected]

Payment methods

Bank transfer

Payment may be made via Bankers’ Automated Clearing Services (BACS).

Please note we can only accept payment in the currency stated on the invoice

Our bank account details are:

Bank name: Barclays Bank Plc

Account name: Emerald Publishing Limited

Address: 3 Hardman Street, Spinningfields, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M3 3AX, United Kingdom

Account numbers:

GBP: 40508470
SORT CODE: 20-11-99
IBAN: GB94 BARC 2011 9940 5084 70

USD: 87855777
SORT CODE: 20-11-99
IBAN: GB64 BARC 2011 9987 8557 77

EUR: 79384844
SORT CODE: 20-11-99
IBAN: GB22 BARC 2011 9979 3848 44

Remittance advice address: [email protected]

Credit cards

Emerald uses Global Payments PayLink to process Visa and MasterCard payments in British Pounds, US Dollars, and Euros.

If you prefer to pay via credit card, please contact us and we will provide you with a secure link. Please note that transactions above £5,000 GBP or equivalent are subject to approval by Emerald due to credit card fees.

We do not store or have access to your credit card information, and we will never ask you to send your details to us. If you have any concerns, please reach out to us at [email protected]

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