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How FinTech can help accountants & business advisers: free e-Guide

Have you ever stopped to think how software could improve your accountancy practice? Our free e-Guide discusses how FinTech add-ons can help your practice become efficient.

Bacs TLS and SHA-2 Security Updates

The deadline for updating your software to support TLS and SHA-2 is getting closer. Find out what you need to do before the 13th June to continue using Bacstel-IP and the Payment Services website.

10 important questions to ask your 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?

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.

Secure payments: How to safely take payments online

58% of customers blame a failure to complete a payment on security concerns. If you're taking payments online, customers need to be able to trust you with their payment information. SSL and PCI compliance are an important part of this.

Sort code checkers: A complete guide

A guide to sort code checkers walking you through what a sort code checker is and how it works before looking at how effective they are.

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

This post walks you through what a payment gateway is and how it works before looking at some of your options and ten questions you can ask to work out which payment gateway option is the right for you.

A beginner's 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.

Bacs approved bureaus

This guide walks you through what a Bacs approved bureau is and the benefits and reasons for using one.

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