Clear & Simple Direct Debit Services

Clear Direct Debit is a Bacs Accredited Training provider, an independent Bacs Consultancy and a Bacs Approved Bureau.  Our expertise has been developed working with Bacs, banks & software / CRM suppliers.

We focus on delivering an unrivalled level of service and the quality of support that we provide is second-to-none. We know the Direct Debit Scheme better than most – we are the only Direct Debit collection solution that started as a Bacs Accredited training provider. By focussing on the best outcome for our customers we get most of our business by word of mouth and recommendation.

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Bacs Bureau

Our Bacs approved bureau is the simplest and most cost-effective way to process Bacs files. Whether you are collecting Direct Debits or making payments we have simple tailored solutions to suit.

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Direct Debit Training

Bacs accredited training delivered at regional centres around the UK or onsite at your office at a date to suit you. We run courses for Service Users, Contact Centres and Banks as well as courses about SEPA training.

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Bacs Consultancy

From specialist advice through to full project management to help you implement AUDDIS or Paperless Direct Debit; introduce new systems or refine / audit your Bacs processes.

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Join one of our Direct Debit Training Courses

Prices from just £475 per delegate

Bacs Bureau Services - Secure and Reliable Processing

Over half of all organisations within the UK that are using Bacs services make their Direct Debit and/or Direct Credit submissions via a Bacs Approved Bureau such as Clear Direct Debit. We are subject to regular inspection and review by Bacs to ensure the highest standards and offer a cloud-based, robust solution to support your business needs.

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Secure

Secure file upload / report retrieval via SFTP / API.

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Reliable

In-built contingency & Disaster Recovery with full expert support.

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Cost-effective

Low set-up costs and no expensive software to upgrade or maintain.

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Latest News & Articles

Direct Debit Indemnity Claims – What do you need to know?

January 16 2020

Article by Sarah Cottee, Training Manager. Collecting funds via Direct Debits offer organisations numerous advantages - cheaper to process, more control and longer customer relationships being just a few. One of the top benefits for payers is that Direct...

Avoiding and Resolving Failed Direct Debit Collections

January 08 2020

How much do failed Direct Debit collections cost your business? Article by James Alves. Account Manager. A common scenario we see uncovered on our Direct Debit training courses is that our attendees start to realise the true cost of failed Direct Debit...

Direct Debit Scheme Rule Updates

December 11 2019

Bacs have issued new Direct Debit Scheme rule updates Version 5.3. January 2020. Article by Sarah Cottee. Training Manager. There are new Direct Debit Scheme Rule Updates which will take effect from January 2020. As a Direct Debit Service user, you have a...

Can you use Direct Debits for one-off payments?

December 11 2019

Answer: YES! And, one-off Direct Debits offer numerous advantages for all parties! Blog by Michael Nwadinobi. Direct Debits are one of the most common methods of payments in the UK with Bacs processing 6.4 billion transactions in 2018 with a value of...

Bacs Non Processing Dates – Christmas & New Year 19/20

November 13 2019

Christmas is once again rapidly approaching and that means more Bacs non processing dates! As we approach the busy festive season now is a great time to think ahead so you can relax and enjoy the festivities knowing you have the peace of mind that business is all...

Direct Debit Advance Notice

November 07 2019

Providing Advance Notice is a key cornerstone of the Direct Debit Scheme and an important responsibility for the Service User. Failure to comply with scheme rules regarding Advance notice could result in failed collections and refunds (e.g. if the payer doesn't have...