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Guides & tips

Our tips on making payments work for you

Standing Order or Direct Debit - have you made the right choice?

Wondering whether it's time to switch from Standing Order to Direct Debit? Try our quick quiz to find out whether Direct Debit could be a better choice for your business.

Direct Debit checklist - how to get started

To help you decide which is the right option for you we've created an 8 point checklist of the things you need to do to collect Direct Debit payments yourself.

Should you get your own Service User Number?

Confused about whether you should get your own SUN or use a third party's? Try our quiz to find out.

60% of businesses are missing out on the benefits of online payments - are you?

UK businesses have been rather slow when it comes to embracing the internet and, more specifically, online payments.

How to deal with customer concerns about Direct Debit

Are your customers reluctant to use Direct Debit? We've put together some tips on addressing the two main customer concerns...

The 3 things you should never use Direct Debit for

Direct Debit can help you with one-off and recurring payments - both fixed and variable - but there are some types of transaction which you shouldn't ever use it for.

Thinking about changing your Direct Debit provider?

Wondering if you need a change of Direct Debit provider? Try our quiz to find out whether it's time to make the switch to a new Direct Debit provider.

Can you use Direct Debit for one-off payments?

We still don’t recommend using Direct Debit for instant payments like e-commerce but Direct Debit is a safe, easy and inexpensive way to collect one-off payments.

Modulus checking: what is it anyway?

Modulus checking is a procedure for validating sort code and account number combinations.