Writing about payments
and small businesses

Ice cream to fintech: 50 years of Direct Debit

Find out exactly how Direct Debit and ice-cream are connected, as we explore the long and interesting history of Britain’s favourite payment method.

Making Tax Digital: 5 ways to future-proof your clients’ finances

Get your business ready for the advent of the new all-digital tax age.

Digital transformation in the UK utilities sector

Proliferation of digital technology in the utility market is radically changing the energy and water industries’ relationships with customers by handing the latter increased market power.

Get your invoices paid before Christmas

The Christmas period is nearly upon us and it’s the season to be jolly. But will you be feeling as full of festive cheer at the end of December when you find that your outstanding invoices haven’t been paid?

10 reasons why Direct Debit makes standing orders look SO last century

Are inflexible standing orders the most effective way to manage your cash collection? Would you, in fact, be better off using a modern Direct Debit solution?

Bank referrals set to open up funding to SMEs - via innovative fintech alternatives

Now that banks must refer business customers declined for loans to alternative providers, more SMEs will learn about the innovative ways of lending and repaying money in the world of fintech.

The A-Z of cloud accounting: free e-Guide

Cloud accounting is the future - and over a third of UK accountants are already there. Discover our A-Z of cloud accounting.

Automating Direct Debit payments for UK local authorities

Using GoCardless cuts out setup and admin hassles, enables full flexibility on payment timings, while offering some of the lowest fees around.

Successful onboarding to cloud services

Onboarding is the process of getting clients to successfully start using a new service. In this free e-Book, we show you how to successfully onboard clients to a cloud service.