The complete guide to Direct Debit for agencies

Everything your agency needs to know about collecting client fees by Direct Debit and how to get started.


Complete guide to Direct Debit for agencies

Thinking about collecting your clients fees by Direct Debit? Our ultimate guide gives everything you need to know to make a confident decision - and to help you get started.

This free e-Guide covers:

  • How Direct Debit works and the kinds of payments you can use it for
  • Options for accessing Direct Debit
  • Pros, cons and alternative payment methods
  • Getting set up and moving over clients
  • Integrating Direct Debit into your billing workflow

We'll guide you through how to get up and running, and how to make the most of moving to Direct Debit - to improve your payment times, reduce debtor days and cut your admin.

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