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 file upload / report retrieval via SFTP / API.

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

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

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Latest News & Articles

Don’t Forget the changes you may need for Bacs Easter Processing Dates

March 15 2018

With Easter fast approaching make sure you’ve got your eggs in order so you've planned for Bacs Easter processing dates. Bacs processing works on a 3-day cycle – i.e. there are 3 days involved. These are known as the “Input Day”, “Processing Day” and...

Updates to the BACS Scheme Rules and Service User Guide

March 04 2018

The new Service User Guide and new Rules (SUGR) for the Direct Debit Scheme were issued by BACS in January 2018. BACS – Bankers Automated Clearing Services, has been in existence since 1968 when it was called the Inter Bank Computer Bureau. The name change to...

Concerned about the credit card fees ban? Think direct debit!

January 24 2018

From 13th January 2018, businesses and service providers cannot pass credit card fees (or debit card charges) on to their customers. If you’re worried about how this will impact on your business, why not consider the opportunities that direct debit...

Action your ADDACS reports and stay compliant

January 17 2018

It’s no secret that the Bacs scheme is underpinned by a complex set of rules. These are in place to maintain the integrity of the system. The rules keep the system running smoothly, benefiting service users and their customers, so staying compliant has to be a...

Looking at GDPR and Direct Debit – what are the implications?

November 30 2017

Data protection is one of the themes of the 21st century. There is so much information about us as individuals, held in different formats and by different businesses and organisations that it is no wonder we have rules in place to protect it. In May 2018, the...

Additional Bacs non-processing days over Christmas 2017

November 22 2017

The John Lewis Christmas ad has aired… time to make sure you’re up to speed with the Christmas non-processing days so that your direct debits run smoothly over the festive period. It feels like the run up to Christmas starts earlier and earlier every year –...