List of Direct Debit Providers

Typically, your company will be looking for credit card or Direct Debit payments. We list the relevant providers for Direct Debit below.


Direct Debit specialists

A Direct Debit specialist is a company that only provides Direct Debit (and no other payment method.) It is often worth picking a specialist Direct Debit provider because they are more likely to be experts in the payment method and be able to maximise your conversion, minimise failure rates, and act as trusted advisors. It may also be that they are integrated into other software that you are already using (e.g. Zuora, Salesforce), which argues for using them over a full-service provider.

Direct Debit specialists serving the UK:

Bureaus

  • GoCardless
  • Fastpay
  • Eazipay
  • Rapidata
  • First Capital Cashflow
  • AccessPay
  • Eazy Collect
  • Smartdebit
  • London & Zurich

Management software

  • Bottomline
  • Fundtech

Full-service providers

The advantage of full-service providers is that they often cover all of your needs in one integration. The downside, however, is that you typically have to do more yourself (e.g. to use Direct Debit, you may also need to register with your bank, a process that takes months and can be expensive). Moreover, they often have outdated APIs and may not integrate with your chosen solution, which can cause huge amounts of work and problems further down the line.

Full-service providers serving the UK:

  • Adyen
  • GlobalCollect
‹ View table of contents Next page ›

Latest features

5 strategies for reducing delinquent loans with better payments

Delinquent loans are a constant concern for lenders of all sizes. If your level of loan delinquency becomes too high it can have serious negative effects on your business, including increased collection costs and reputational risk. This article explores 5 ways to reduce loan delinquency with better payments.

What I wish I had known: Cash flow edition

We spoke to small business owners about how they took control of cash flow – and the lessons they learned along the way.

How to drive business impact with payments: A guide for financial services providers

The ultimate guide to driving and measuring business with payments, complete with four strategies for building a scalable payments advantage.

View all


Reference guides

View all