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Guides & tips

Our tips on making payments work for you

The ideal client: Part 1 - Getting the balance right

Every firm will have good and bad clients - what’s important is getting the balance right. Sometimes there’s more value in focusing on the right client type. We show you how.

Boosting charities with Direct Debit, technology – and more millennial donors

Many fundraising methods are old-fashioned, ignoring digital technology’s innovative methods of raising awareness and collecting cash. Greater use of tech-enhanced payment systems, including Direct Debit, could encourage more young people to donate.

Direct Debit: Powering up accounting software so businesses get paid on time

Avoid late payments by leveraging the combined power of Direct Debit and your favourite accounting software, for better cash flow every time.

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.

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.

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.