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Research report: The changing face of payments

With the growth of contactless and digital payment technology, it’s clear that people are looking for fast, easy and convenient ways to pay, to fit with their busy lives. As part of our commitment to the charity sector, we are…

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National Fundraising Awards 2018 finalist!

Earlier this week, we were pleased to hear that we’ve been shortlisted in the Institute of Fundraising, National Fundraising Awards 2018, for the ‘Most Committed Company to the Sector’ award. This category is particularly significant for us. Having worked with…

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Bacs 50th Anniversary Statistics

As Bacs celebrates its 50th Anniversary this month, they share some key statistics processing direct debits and direct credits over half a century! Bacs 50th anniversary statistics Bacs launched in April 1968, known originally as the Inter Bank Computer Bureau Direct…

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Half a century of Bacs Payments!

A household name that launched before man walked on the moon, when mobile communicators only existed on sci-fi shows, and as Apple’s Steve Jobs was just entering his teens, marks its 50th anniversary this month. Bacs Payment Schemes Limited (Bacs), the…

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Preparing for GDPR

Following on from our last GDPR update in January, with the looming May deadline, we wanted to give you more information on how we’re preparing for GDPR. From 25 May, residents in the EU will have greater say over what, how, why,…

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Turning the tide on plastics

Every day, we hear more and more about the impact of plastic in our seas with predictions saying that plastic will outweigh fish in the oceans by 2050. Plastic is so widely used in a variety of goods and packaging…

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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…

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Christmas 2017 opening hours

There’s no need to worry – we are available over the festive period! So if you have any questions about your Direct Debit service during this time, you can get in touch on 01293 601 111 or on support@rapidata.co.uk. Our Christmas…

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Rapidata achieves ISO 22301 Business Continuity

We are pleased to announce that we have attained the BSI ISO 22301 certification in Business Continuity Management. This certification joins our two other ISO certifications — BSI ISO 27001 for Information Security and BSI ISO 9001:2015 for Quality Management. ISO…

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“We are a new start-up charity in the first year of operations so there was a need to set up the Direct Debit process. Rapidata held our hands all the way through and supported us in an area that had moved on hugely since I’d last worked in it. We would probably have been floundering without their help”

Sally Cameron, Head of Fundraising, Scotland’s Charity Air Ambulance