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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Questions about SEPA

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Latest News & Articles

Online Direct Debit Sign-Ups: Barriers & Solutions

February 07 2020

Many organisations unintentionally create barriers to their customers paying them by Direct Debit. Why not remove these barriers! Article by Debbie Lane Consumers are confident with Direct Debits. Bacs research shows the average UK consumer has at least 8...

5 Common Bacs File Mistakes

January 23 2020

Article by Dion Golt - Direct Debit Administrator Our Bacs processing team often think we’ve seen it all when it comes to files. It’s rare that we come across something that leaves us scratching our heads, but it can happen. However, some data issues with...

Direct Debit Indemnity Claims – What do you need to know?

January 16 2020

Article by Sarah Cottee, Training Manager. Collecting funds via Direct Debits offer organisations numerous advantages - cheaper to process, more control and longer customer relationships being just a few. One of the top benefits for payers is that Direct...

Avoiding and Resolving Failed Direct Debit Collections

January 08 2020

How much do failed Direct Debit collections cost your business? Article by James Alves. Account Manager. A common scenario we see uncovered on our Direct Debit training courses is that our attendees start to realise the true cost of failed Direct Debit...

Direct Debit Scheme Rule Updates

December 11 2019

Bacs have issued new Direct Debit Scheme rule updates Version 5.3. January 2020. Article by Sarah Cottee. Training Manager. There are new Direct Debit Scheme Rule Updates which will take effect from January 2020. As a Direct Debit Service user, you have a...

Can you use Direct Debits for one-off payments?

December 11 2019

Answer: YES! And, one-off Direct Debits offer numerous advantages for all parties! Blog by Michael Nwadinobi. Direct Debits are one of the most common methods of payments in the UK with Bacs processing 6.4 billion transactions in 2018 with a value of...

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