News & Articles

Read our latest newsletter, blogs, articles and opinions about all the issues within the world of Direct Debit and Direct Credit.

A Direct Debit Review – 2020 so far

August 19 2020

2020. What a year it has been - and we are only 8 months in! For Bacs Direct Debit Service Users its been a busy year. There have been several rule changes and various challenges - not least the changes to working practices and payer behaviour brought about by...

Holiday Direct Debit Processing – Are you covered?

July 29 2020

A newsletter was released by Bacs today: Are you prepared for your well-earned break?  - have you received your copy? The newsletter highlights how recent easing of lockdown restrictions has allowed many to consider travel plans and holidays once more. Often...

Frequently Asked Direct Debit Questions

July 22 2020

Since the start of March the number of Direct Debit questions we have received from Service Users has increased considerably. The disruption brought by the COVID-19 lockdown and associated changes to working environments and processes has resulted in uncertainty -...

Paperless Direct Debits (PDD) – An overview

July 22 2020

Recently we have seen an increase in the number of organisations contacting us because they want to introduce Paperless Direct Debits (PDD). The Covid-19 lockdown has highlighted the difficulties inherent with a paper-based system. As offices and mail houses have...