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Bacs Processing Calendar 2018

As we return back from summer holiday feeling all refreshed and ready to go(!), we start to look towards 2018. For some, that means making sure they have the payment plans and schedule set so Bacs submissions are submitted without…

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The Charity Direct Debit Tracking Report 2017 now launched!

Providing vital benchmarking data, the Charity Direct Debit Tracking Report gives you the latest insights around regular giving, Direct Debit cancellations, online giving and attrition rates, enabling you to enhance your supporter engagement, improve your donor experience and maximise your…

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Managing your Direct Debit Indemnity Claims

You may remember from our blog post back in January that BACS have made some changes to their Direct Debit Indemnity Claim (DDICA) rules. Indemnity Claims are rare, but it is important that you know how to act if one…

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Bacs Easter Processing Dates 2017

With Easter just around there corner, it is Important to be aware of the Bacs Easter processing dates to make sure your Direct Debit or Direct Credit files are submitted correctly. At Rapidata we will ensure all our Direct Debit…

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A Record Breaking Year for Bacs

*Payments worth almost £5 trillion in 2016* **6.22 billion transactions across the year** ***109 million transactions in just one day*** Almost six and a quarter billion payments worth a total of £4.8 trillion were processed by Bacs Payment Schemes Limited…

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Christmas Direct Debit Non-Processing Days

We recently published a blog referencing our opening hours over the Christmas and New Year period but wanted to remind you of the additional Bacs non-processing days for your Direct Debit and/or Direct Credit files. If you have any questions or…

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Bacs Processing Calendar 2017 now available to download

Now summer is over, are you thinking towards 2017? Bacs has now released the Bacs Processing Calendar 2017 to help plan the setup and processing of Direct Debits for next year. Download the Bacs Processing Calendar 2017 by clicking here This…

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Time is ticking to get Bacs TLS compliant.

Monday 13th June 2016 is the deadline that you MUST comply with the new security update to be able to communicate to Bacs. If you have not upgraded your systems by this date, you will not be able to transmit to…

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Reducing Direct Debit Indemnity Claims

You may have received an email from Bacs this week highlighting best practice and guidance for reducing Direct Debit Indemnity Claims (DDIC). If you didn’t receive this, we thought this was a great quick reference guide to help with those DDIC’s….

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Bacs rates Rapidata as ‘EXCELLENT’

We’ve been well and truly scrutinised… by visiting Bacs officials for Rapidata’s triennial Bacs Bureau Inspection. After 19 years of processing Direct Debits, we were confident that our processing was second to none but today we had it confirmed that…

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