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The GoCardless Guide to Payment Methods
The GoCardless Guide to Payment Methods

There’s no shortage of ways to get paid, but not all payment methods are equal. Your business needs maximum efficiency, so it’s wise to know your options and choose the most suitable payment method to help your workflow rather than hinder it.

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Payments
Best practices for taking recurring payments
Best practices for taking recurring payments

Great businesses know that how customers pay is as important as when they pay.

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Payments
Choosing the right payments API: a beginner's guide
Choosing the right payments API: a beginner's guide

You’ve probably heard the term 'API' mentioned often. But what do APIs actually do and why are they so important? In this guide, we’ll walk you through the basics.

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Payments
Taking payments in Europe with SEPA - an introduction for US businesses
Taking payments in Europe with SEPA - an introduction for US businesses

With different cultures, languages and regulations, expanding your business across Europe may feel rather daunting. Help is at hand.

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Payments
Boosting charities with Direct Debit, technology – and more millennial donors
Boosting charities with Direct Debit, technology – and more millennial donors

Many fundraising methods are old-fashioned, ignoring digital technology’s innovative methods of raising awareness and collecting cash. Greater use of tech-enhanced payment systems, including Direct Debit, could encourage more young people to donate.

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Payments
Direct Debit: Powering up accounting software so businesses get paid on time
Direct Debit: Powering up accounting software so businesses get paid on time

Avoid late payments by leveraging the combined power of Direct Debit and your favourite accounting software, for better cash flow every time

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Cash flow
Ice cream to fintech: 50 years of Direct Debit
Bacs Processing Calendar 2017
What’s the deal with PSD2?
What does Europe think of Direct Debit for subscription payments?
10 reasons why Direct Debit makes standing orders look SO last century
10 reasons why Direct Debit makes standing orders look SO last century

Discover the answer to your late payment problems

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Payments
How to avoid credit card fees with Direct Debit
Automating Direct Debit payments for UK local authorities
Automating Direct Debit payments for UK local authorities

Harness the power of Direct Debit automation via GoCardless

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Cash flow
Direct Debit flies ahead for UK subscriptions
Small firms should learn that debt is not a dirty word
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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Payments
Garden bin collection doesn’t have to be taxing
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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Payments
Solving UK council tax challenges for vulnerable customers
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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Payments
Direct Debit for the Food & Drink Sector
Direct Debit for the Food & Drink Sector

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

3 min read
Payments
Direct Debit: from low tech to digital
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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Payments
How FinTech can help accountants & business advisers: free e-Guide
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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Accounting
Bacs Processing Calendar 2016
A new payment network for the internet
Secure payments: How to safely take payments online
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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Payments
Sort code checkers: A complete guide
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.

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

Interested in automating the way you get paid? GoCardless can help

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