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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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Direct Debit Easter Processing Dates 2016

No sooner has Christmas gone, Easter is just around the corner tempting us all with chocolate eggs and a long weekend but let’s not forget the non-processing days for Bacs claims during that period! It is Important that you manage…

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Bacs Christmas and New Year Processing dates 2015/6

[countdown] Bacs has just released it’s Christmas and New year processing dates to help Service User’s plan their Direct Debit processing over this busy period. All Rapidata Direct Debit Managed clients do not need to worry about these dates, as…

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Bacs 2016 Processing Calendar now available

Download the Bacs 2016 Processing Calendar by clicking here. Help plan your setup and processing of Direct Debits for 2016 by downloading the Bacs Processing Calendar from the Bacs website. At Rapidata we ensure our Direct Debit systems reflect any non-processing…

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Have you received a Bacs alert email like this?

Some of our clients have told us they have received an urgent email from Bacs with the alert ‘You are in breach of the Bacs Scheme Rules’. Don’t panic, if you are a Rapidata Direct Debit Managed Service client there…

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RBSG Direct Debit June 2015 payment delays

Rapidata this afternoon received notification from the Royal Bank of Scotland Group (RBSG) via the Bacs Payment Scheme regarding unpaid Direct Debits resulting from the RBS IT failure in June 2015. In the week commencing 15 June, RBS were too…

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Direct Debit delays caused by RBS IT failure

  A few clients have spoken to us today as Direct Debit funds due to hit their account have not appeared. Upon investigation, we can confirm these are related to the the RBS technology failure which is causing delays to…

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“Rapidata made the process of moving Direct Debit bureau very easy for us and offer a much better, transparent and cost-effective service than our previous supplier.”

Emily Allen, marketing manager (appeals and legacies) The Institute of Cancer Research