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It's now easier to take Direct Debit globally

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Secure payments: How to safely take payments online

Customers need to be able to trust you with their payment info. Here's how.

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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.

6 min readPayments

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

What is a payment gateway? And how do you find the right one for your business?

2 min readPayments

Bacs approved bureaus

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

4 min readPayments

How to accept payments online

If you want to accept payments online, you have two main options: Credit (or Debit) Card and Direct Debit. To help you get to grips with your online payment options we've run through the main choices at a high level here.

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Failure rates, Cancellation rates and Indemnity Claims at GoCardless

We’ve scoured our database of more than 3 million payments to bring to you some cold, hard facts about Direct Debit. This should help you decide whether or not Direct Debit is right for you.

3 min readPayments

Online payment systems made simple

Online payments systems can be tough to understand. In this article, we demystify payments and recommend a range of alternative systems for those specific non-Direct Debit use cases.

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How to move customers to GoCardless

There are three main ways you can switch your customers over to GoCardless, which option is right for you will depend on a few things including whether you were already collecting Direct Debit payments and which GoCardless product you’re using.

2 min readPayments

Charities: which Direct Debit bureau is right for you?

Direct debit is a great way for charities to collect payments and the three main providers are GoCardless, Valldata & Rapidata.

3 min readPayments

How to use Bacstel-IP

Bacstel-IP, Bacs approved software and the Bacs payment services website.

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PayPal vs GoCardless

We’ve put together a super simple table pitting GoCardless against PayPal on criteria like customer support, cost and international reach.

9 min readPayments

How to take payments from European customers

Take a look at the 5 main options for taking payments in Europe.

4 min readPayments

How to set up customers to use Direct Debit

6 simple steps you can use to help your customers get started with Direct Debit.

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