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

Changes to Direct Debit Error Recovery

October 10 2019

On 30 September 2019, the rules on Direct Debit error recovery changed. Are you aware of what to do if you submit a Direct Debit (DD) file / majority of a DD file in error? Finding out that you have submitted a Direct Debit file in error is not a situation that...

Resilience & Risk: Direct Debit processes reliant on 1 person?

September 06 2019

Have you considered your Direct Debit resilience? Have you reviewed the risks and considered if you are too reliant on one or two key people? At a recent regional Direct Debit training course, 3 attendees (out of 9) expressed a concern that their Direct Debit...

Advantages of Paperless Direct Debit for your Members

August 15 2019

Paperless direct debit offers a number of advantages for organisations. It also offers benefits for your members signing up to pay. Easy sign up Signing up for a direct debit has always been easy - its a simple 1 page form to complete.  With the...

August Bank Holiday Bacs Processing Dates

August 02 2019

With the August Bank Holiday fast approaching, make sure you’ve planned ahead with your Bacs submissions to allow for Bacs Bank Holiday Processing Dates. Bacs processing works on a 3-day cycle. These days are known as the “Day 1: Input Day”, “Day 2:...

AUDDIS Migration: When, Why and How?

July 16 2019

Over the years we have supported many Service Users undertaking AUDDIS Migrations. We have provided advice and guidance for some; full project management for others and have even been called in half-way through to rescue an AUDDIS Migration that has gone...

BACS Direct Debit Reports – What you need to know

June 14 2019

Bacs produce a series of Bacs reports / error reports to help Service Users manage their Direct Debit collections. As a Service User you have a responsibility to action these Bacs reports, but more than that, it’s in your interests to do so. These reports contain...