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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...

Bacs non-processing days 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 –...

Do I need to upgrade my direct debit software?

November 09 2017

The software upgrade seems to be part of life – upgrading our phones, our laptops to make sure we’re running the most up to date version of the available software. Is the same true for the direct debit software your organisation uses to manage direct debit...

When to Submit your Direct Debit Files?

July 17 2017

Bacs publish a calendar every year which show their processing days and non-processing days. But how do you use it in the most efficient way. Bacs processing works on a fairly simple 3-day cycle - i.e. there are 3 days involved. These are known as the "Input...

Confidence in Direct Debit contributes to success of Current Account Switch Service

May 26 2017

Chances are, you will have seen the latest marketing campaigns run by the Current Account Switch Service (CASS), which is owned and managed by BACS. The availability of this ‘free to use’ scheme supports the banking population, both consumer and business, to...

Direct debit solutions and the cancelled direct debit instruction

May 26 2017

Direct debit provides a convenient and straightforward way for customers to pay regularly for services they receive on an ongoing basis. However, whilst direct debit solutions are easy to manage from an organisation’s perspective, customers are able to cancel...

Use a Direct Debit Bureau to migrate to AUDDIS

April 06 2017

Direct debit is a hugely popular means of collecting regular payments from your customers – or, if you’re a membership organisation or a charity, from your members or donors. The traditional paper-based system has many advantages – but as an organisation...

Choosing a Direct Debit Bureau

March 28 2017

You may have decided that direct debit is your preferred method of payment for your business or organisation – but you are unsure of the process involved, or don’t have the resources available to put the required direct debit systems in place and to manage it...

Direct Debit Solutions | Future Proof Your Payments!

January 19 2017

Direct Debit Solutions Remember the ‘good old days’ – when the idea of direct debit hadn’t been thought of, and payments were made by cheque or cash? Those days are long gone, and it’s not just payment methods that have moved on and developed. With...