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[Report] Global payment preferences for recurring B2B purchases

We surveyed 4,990 businesses across 9 markets to determine which payment methods businesses prefer for different use cases.

2 min read

What is an International Bank Account Number (IBAN)?

Planning on making an international payment in Europe? You might need an IBAN.

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ACH: A guide to bank debit in the US

How to take ACH payments from customers in the US.

2 min readAccountants

Accounting Rate of Return (ARR) | Definition & Formula

A breakdown of everything you need to know when calculating ARR...

1 min readGoCardless

Introducing ACH payments with GoCardless

GoCardless now supports ACH payments in the US

3 min readGoCardless

Go borderless: GoCardless launches the first global network designed for recurring payments

Complete with foreign exchange, powered by Wise for Business.

8 min readPayments

The Complete Guide to Bacs and Bacs Payments

A guide on making payments in the UK: everything you need to know about Direct Debit, Bacs Direct Credit, CHAPS and Faster Payments.

4 min readPayments

What is invoice discounting and how does it work?

Invoice discounting is a way to get money flowing into your business faster – here's how it works.

5 min read

What is invoice factoring and how does it work?

Invoice factoring can boost cash flow and simplify business planning – could it work for you?

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What is reconciliation in accounting?

There are a number of variants to this accounting process, useful for ensuring correct balances are recorded within accounts. This guide explains what they are, why reconciliation is important, and how to conduct reconciliation.

7 min read

What is Cloud Accounting & How Does it Work?

Cloud-based solutions abound in the digital age, with many of us using online software to manage our emails, our banking or our photo storage. So why not move your business’ accounting and bookkeeping needs to the cloud too?

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[Report] Consumer payment preferences for recurring purchases: 2019

12,785 consumers across 10 different markets share their payment preferences in 2019.

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Guide to automated payments and cash collection

Getting paid on time is an ongoing challenge for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). In this guide, we walk you through three automated payment options, and explain the key advantages (and disadvantages) of each as a cash collection method.

3 min readCash flow

10 important questions to ask when choosing a Direct Debit provider

Are you using Direct Debit as a fast, efficient, low-cost method to collect regular fees, subscriptions or one-off payments from your customers? Or considering adding Direct Debit to your payments mix?

5 min readGrowth

12 ways to optimize your payment page

68% of people abandon a checkout at payment. Here's how to boost conversion.

3 min readRetention

How to optimize your payment strategy to prevent involuntary churn

Every month, SaaS businesses are losing 1-4% of their customers through involuntary churn.

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The little churn book: Advice from SaaS business leaders and investors

We've collected together advice on churn from some of the world’s most successful and outspoken investors and SaaS C-suite executives.

4 min readRetention

Churn: a quick guide for subscription businesses

Churn definitions and benchmarks from the likes of ChartMogul, Profitwell and Recurly, as well as action steps to help you tackle voluntary and involuntary churn.

6 min readPayments

Standing orders: A complete guide

A guide to standing order payments, including how they work, pros, cons and alternatives.

2 min readPayments

Best practices for taking recurring payments

Great businesses know that how customers pay is as important as when they pay.

3 min readPayments

Choosing the right payments API: a beginner's guide

You’ve probably heard the term 'API' mentioned often. But what do APIs actually do and why are they so important? In this guide, we’ll walk you through the basics.

2 min readPayments

Taking payments in Europe with SEPA - an introduction for US businesses

With different cultures, languages and regulations, expanding your business across Europe may feel rather daunting. Help is at hand.

2 min readCash flow

How to get paid on time

Do you find yourself out of pocket because your customers don't pay you on time? You're not alone – this is a problem that affects over half of Britain’s small businesses.

6 min readPayments

Payment gateways: 10 questions to find the right one for you

What is a payment gateway? And how do you find the right one for your business?

Interested in automating the way you get paid? GoCardless can help

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