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Category: Direct Debit

What is a Modulus Check?

January 15 2021

When you operate a Paperless Direct Debit (PDD) system, a modulus check is mandatory at the point of customer sign-up. For users of both AUDDIS (Automated Direct Debit Instruction Service) and paper-based Direct Debit systems, it is highly recommended at the point...

Advance Notice for Direct Debits

January 14 2021

Over the years, the Direct Debit Advance Notice rules have been clarified and updated to reflect current preferences and practices. Increased use of email, a preference for paperless systems, and a rise in the use of online banking have all influenced how the system...

Successful Direct Debits Over Christmas 2020

November 17 2020

It's never too early to think about Bacs Christmas processing! If Direct Debits are not collected on the expected date, your organisations income can be disrupted. This is particularly an issue over Christmas and New Year when there are extra bank holidays. These...

Smart Cards & Security

November 13 2020

Blog by Sarah Cottee, Training Manager Recent Direct Debit Training courses have highlighted an increase in Service Users experiencing issues with their smart cards when working remotely due to Covid restrictions. Here, we look at what can cause an issue, how to...