SEPA Resource Centre

Knowledge is key! Learn more about SEPA and how to make best use of this in your organisation.

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Introduction to SEPA

This section covers:
About SEPA
What is a SEPA?
History of SEPA

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SEPA Mandate

This section covers:
Create a mandate
E-mandates
3rd party mandate

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SEPA Advance Notice

This section covers:
Direct Debit collection
SEPA Pre-notification

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SEPA Processing and Timings

This section covers:
SEPA Transactions
Submission & Collection
Failed collections

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SEPA Reports and R Messages

This section covers:
SEPA Reports
R-messages
Rejects & Returns
Refunds
Collections
Refusals
Reversals & revocations
Cancellation

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Latest News & Articles

Bacs Non Processing Dates – Christmas & New Year 19/20

November 13 2019

Christmas is once again rapidly approaching and that means more Bacs non processing dates! As we approach the busy festive season now is a great time to think ahead so you can relax and enjoy the festivities knowing you have the peace of mind that business is all...

Direct Debit Advance Notice

November 07 2019

Providing Advance Notice is a key cornerstone of the Direct Debit Scheme and an important responsibility for the Service User. Failure to comply with scheme rules regarding Advance notice could result in failed collections and refunds (e.g. if the payer doesn't have...

Changes to Direct Debit Error Recovery

October 10 2019

On 30 September 2019, the rules on Direct Debit error recovery changed. Are you aware of what to do if you submit a Direct Debit (DD) file / majority of a DD file in error? Finding out that you have submitted a Direct Debit file in error is not a situation that...

Resilience & Risk: Direct Debit processes reliant on 1 person?

September 06 2019

Have you considered your Direct Debit resilience? Have you reviewed the risks and considered if you are too reliant on one or two key people? At a recent regional Direct Debit training course, 3 attendees (out of 9) expressed a concern that their Direct Debit...

Advantages of Paperless Direct Debit for your Members

August 15 2019

Paperless direct debit offers a number of advantages for organisations. It also offers benefits for your members signing up to pay. Easy sign up Signing up for a direct debit has always been easy - its a simple 1 page form to complete.  With the...

August Bank Holiday Bacs Processing Dates

August 02 2019

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

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