What we like to think, say and shout about....

Get in touch with Rapidata Services

Changes to XML Bacs reports

Bacs recently sent a communication to its customers about changes to Bacs reports downloaded in XML. In a nutshell, from the 5th February 2018, Bacs processing reports are moving to a new server which will change the way that XML…

read more

What is ARUDD Unpaid Direct Debit – Reason Code 0?

ARUDD (Automated Return of Unpaid Direct Debit) reports provide information on why any Direct Debits are returned unpaid. If you see ARUDD Unpaid Direct Debit Reason Code 0 (or ‘F20′), this means ‘Refer to Payer’. What does this actually mean? The payer’s…

read more

2017 is a record breaking year for Direct Debit volumes

If you’re unsure whether to introduce Direct Debits over another other payment method, then the latest figures released by Bacs this month should remove any doubt over the security and integrity of Direct Debit payments. Last year, Bacs passed a huge £1.3 trillion in…

read more

Rapidata celebrates Living Wage commitment

The Living Wage Foundation is pleased to announce Rapidata Services has accredited as a Living Wage employer. The Living Wage commitment means that everyone working at Rapidata, whether they’re direct employees or third-party contracted staff, receive a minimum hourly wage…

read more

Charity Cancellation Average Benchmark

At Rapidata, we are always looking to provide help and advice to our clients’ for their regular giving programmes. Last year, we launched a charity Cancellation Average Benchmark (CAB) in our Charity Direct Debit Tracking Report, which gives you the chance to compare your Direct Debit…

read more

eDirectDebit Update: Greater personalisation and control

The latest update to our eDirectDebit service now offers a number of new features and enhancements, giving you greater personalisation and control over your online Direct Debit pages, helping to increase payer engagement. New features: 1. Customisable amount boxes We…

read more

Bacs processing dates for Christmas 2017

With just under a month to go until Christmas and thoughts about presents and turkeys, don’t forget to think about Bacs processing dates over the festive period, and make sure you submit your files as early as you can! Payment arrival…

read more

Bacs fake email alert

Bacs has issued a fake email alert to all Direct Debit Service Users. This email is NOT from Bacs. If you receive one, DO NOT CLICK ON ANY LINKS and Inform Bacs. For updates from Bacs click here  

read more

“I have chosen Rapidata at two charities I have worked at, it’s like I take them everywhere I go! They are experienced, knowledgeable and friendly with a can-do attitude, they are the kind of people I like to work with. Their trend analysis and sector relevant insights are invaluable to me and my team when we are planning our activity for the year.”

Jenny Sheriff, Director of Fundraising & Marketing, Above & Beyond