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Automated vs. integrated Direct Debit – what's the difference?
Automated vs. integrated Direct Debit – what's the difference?

Direct Debit payments are automated, but they're not always integrated. Here's the difference – and why it matters.

2 min read
Payments
FAQ Friday – Why do some Direct Debit payments fail and what can you do about it?
DIY Direct Debit vs an online provider: a visual guide for membership organisations
The two most common reasons Direct Debit payments fail – and what to do about it
The two most common reasons Direct Debit payments fail – and what to do about it

Why Direct Debit payments fail, failure rates and what you can do about it.

3 min read
Payments
Are you putting payments at the heart of your membership experience?
Are you putting payments at the heart of your membership experience?

We surveyed 500 millennial organisation members about their preferences on payment methods, billing cycles, security and more.

4 min read
Payments
Phantom pains: Why changing Direct Debit provider doesn't have to be painful
Phantom pains: Why changing Direct Debit provider doesn't have to be painful

8 common misconceptions around switching Direct Debit provider, and how you can make the whole process stress-free.

6 min read
Payments
The hidden dangers of a DIY approach to Direct Debit
The hidden dangers of a DIY approach to Direct Debit

Find out how member demands and preferences will evolve over the next few years and whether your current Direct Debit solution can handle these changes.

5 min read
Payments
5 objections to paying by Direct Debit and how to respond
How to optimise your payment strategy to prevent involuntary churn
How to optimise your payment strategy to prevent involuntary churn

SaaS businesses are losing 1-4% of their customers through involuntary churn

4 min read
Retention
Switching Direct Debit provider - A guide for gym owners
Switching Direct Debit provider - A guide for gym owners

Transferring your Direct Debit mandates from one provider to another is easy using the bulk change process.

2 min read
Payments
10 important questions about your Direct Debit solution - a guide for gym business leaders
10 important questions about your Direct Debit solution - a guide for gym business leaders

Are you getting the most out of your Direct Debit provider? We’ve put together 10 questions to help you find out.

4 min read
Payments
Guide to creating online payment pages for Direct Debit
Guide to creating online payment pages for Direct Debit

Compliance requirements for online payment pages for Bacs, SEPA, BG Autogiro and BECS.

1 min read
Payments
Guide to payment methods for investment platforms
Guide to payment methods for investment platforms

A practical guide to the different payment methods that investment platforms, savings accounts and apps can offer their customers - and the pros and cons of each.

3 min read
Payments
Room to manoeuvre: flexible payments for vulnerable energy customers
Room to manoeuvre: flexible payments for vulnerable energy customers

Energy customers in a tight corner need flexibility when it comes to payment.

5 min read
Payments
The complete guide to Direct Debit for agencies
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.

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Payments
Standing orders: A complete guide
Standing orders: A complete guide

A guide to standing order payments, including how they work, pros, cons and alternatives.

9 min read
Payments
How open banking can help the energy sector
Open banking and the rise of bank-to-bank payments
The complete guide to Direct Debit for accountants
The complete guide to Direct Debit for accountants

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

Card surcharge ban: what does it mean for businesses?
Late payment is more than a headache: it could be the sign of a failing business
Record year for Direct Debit in the UK
New Bacs Direct Debit rules make it easier for customers to switch provider
Recurring credit card payments and Continuous Payment Authority
Recurring credit card payments and Continuous Payment Authority

Everything you need to know about taking regular payments from customers by card.

11 min read
Payments
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Interested in automating the way you get paid? GoCardless can help

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