A government procurement card (GPC) is essentially a company credit card issued by a banking organisation on behalf of a public service organisation to eligible council staff. It can be used to pay for goods and services where suppliers accept card payments.
GPC cards are an alternative method of payment for day to day, low value goods or services that need to be purchased promptly. The scheme dispenses of the need for petty cash which still ensuring that suppliers are paid promptly.
See information on transactions made using Norwich City Council GPC cards: