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

Direct Debits collected early! What now?

June 15 2018

Over the last 10 years we have been asked – by organisations both large and small - what they should do if they have Direct Debits collected early.  It’s a tricky situation for any organisation to manage! Consideration needs to be given to how the situation has...

Making Membership Work For You: Direct Debit and Membership

May 04 2018

Knowing your members is the key to maintaining and growing your member-base - knowing their likes and dislikes; what drives them to want to be a part of your organisation, and what’s important to them. People like paying by Direct Debit! According to data...

The Giving Generation: How Direct Debit has reformed donations and funding

April 16 2018

If you’re a charity reliant on donations then Direct Debit is the solution you might not even know you’re looking for… Offering easy ways to donate is a vital part of gaining and retaining donations wherever possible. In today’s financial market people...

Don’t Forget the changes you may need for Bacs Easter Processing Dates

March 15 2018

With Easter fast approaching make sure you’ve got your eggs in order so you've planned for Bacs Easter processing dates. Bacs processing works on a 3-day cycle – i.e. there are 3 days involved. These are known as the “Input Day”, “Processing Day” and...

Updates to the BACS Scheme Rules and Service User Guide

March 04 2018

The new Service User Guide and new Rules (SUGR) for the Direct Debit Scheme were issued by BACS in January 2018. BACS – Bankers Automated Clearing Services, has been in existence since 1968 when it was called the Inter Bank Computer Bureau. The name change to...

Concerned about the credit card fees ban? Think direct debit!

January 24 2018

From 13th January 2018, businesses and service providers cannot pass credit card fees (or debit card charges) on to their customers. If you’re worried about how this will impact on your business, why not consider the opportunities that direct debit...

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