Direct Debit, Direct Credit and SEPA Resource Centre

If you have questions about Bacs Direct Debits, Bacs Direct Credits or about SEPA Direct Debits, please see the following pages for advice and guidance. If you require further information, please feel free to contact us at any time – we are here to help!

Essential Knowledge & Resources

Box Icon Direct Debit

Direct Debit

Information about setting up and collecting Direct Debit payments to help you run a smooth and efficient system.

Direct Debit Resources
Box Icon Direct Credit

Direct Credit

Information about making payments by electronic transfer directly into a bank or building society account.

Direct Credit Resources
Box Icon SEPA

SEPA

Information on the SEPA Direct Debit process for organisations that take payments in Euro's. 

SEPA resources
Box Icon FAQs

FAQs

Browse our most frequently asked questions about Direct Debits, Direct Credits, SEPA and more…

FIND OUT MORE

We are here to help. Contact us today

Subscribe to our email newsletter

Subscribing to our e mail newsletter means you will receive regular updates on changes to the Bacs rules, relevant industry news and offers from Clear Direct Debit. We will process your data in accordance with our Privacy Policy. You may withdraw this consent at any time.

Latest News & Articles

Bacs Processing Dates – Spring Bank Holiday

May 15 2019

Spring has finally sprung and summer days are fast approaching. To ensure you have peace of mind going into the spring break, be sure to have planned ahead with your Bacs submissions to allow for Bacs Bank Holiday processing dates. Bacs processing works on a...

Bacs Easter Processing Dates

March 28 2019

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

Defusing your Direct Debit Disasters

March 26 2019

We are an organisation focused on providing Direct Debit help. As a result we hear about Direct Debit issues organisations have faced. The biggest headache is caused when a problem prevents the successful submission – and therefore collection - of a Direct Debit...

Clear Direct Debit acquired by ClearCourse Partnership

January 31 2019

ClearCourse adds Direct Debit processing capabilities as a first step in building a best-in-class payments platform. ClearCourse Partnership LLP, a new partnership with a mission to acquire innovative technology companies providing membership software and...

Changes to Bacs Direct Debit Rules: Are you up to date?

January 15 2019

Bacs issued a new version of the Direct Debit Rules in December 2018 (Version 5.2). These new Direct Debit Rules will take affect from this month. As a Direct Debit Service user, you have a responsibility to comply with the Direct Debit Rules. Are you? The key...

Direct Debit: Countering Credit & Debit Card Transaction Fees

November 30 2018

What payment methods do you accept from customers? Credit card? Debit card? If so, are the card transaction fees and costs of administering these transactions affecting your profit? Have you considered Direct Debit as an alternative? Consumer behaviour has...