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Automating Direct Debit payments for UK local authorities

Harness the power of Direct Debit automation via GoCardless

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Small firms should learn that debt is not a dirty word

Why are so many firms shunning debt, and should they?

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Garden bin collection doesn’t have to be taxing

Garden waste collection charges have sparked controversy across the UK. But local authorities can prevent ‘bin tax’ protests by communicating openly and making the transition easy for constituents.

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Solving UK council tax challenges for vulnerable customers

Citizens’ Advice has seen a 33% increase in requests for help with UK council tax debts over the last 3 years. This makes it the number one debt issue for the charity.

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Direct Debit for the Food & Drink Sector

GoCardless has helped businesses in the hospitality sector like Bookatable and Zenchef. Here’s how.

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Direct Debit: from low tech to digital

2016 was another record breaking year for Direct Debit in the UK. Find out how flexible Direct Debit solutions have opened up the system to businesses of all sizes

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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.

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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.

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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?

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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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Online Payment Methods: 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.

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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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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.

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How to use Bacstel-IP

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

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How to take payments from European customers

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

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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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Can you use Direct Debit for variable or one-off payments?

Direct Debit isn't only great for regular, fixed payments.

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The Direct Debit Guarantee: your rights as a customer

The Direct Debit Guarantee protects customers against payments made in error or fraudulently, making Direct Debit the UK's safest payment method.

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