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Gift Aid Declaration changes – 5th April 2016

From 5th April 2016, the Gift Aid declaration is changing to try and improve the messaging and reduce the text donors will need to read. The new wording from HMRC must be used for one-off donations, multiple donations and sponsored…

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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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Christmas 2017

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 opening…

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Rapidata – A safe pair of hands

After the recent news that face-to-face fundraising supplier Fundraising Initiatives Limited (FIL) and now payroll giving agency Workplace Giving UK have closed for business, joining a number of other sector suppliers who have struggled to make it through the turbulence of recent months,…

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Rapidata unaffected by FIL Administration

Rapidata Services Plc is part of the Fundraising Initiatives Group (FIHL) but stands financially independent of the Group and the face-to-face fundraising subsidiary companies, Fundraising Initiatives Limited (FIL) and its sister company P2P Limited. The decision to put the face-to-face…

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ALERT: eDirectDebit Secure Hosting Upgrade Schedule

[Please note: The secure hosting upgrade is now complete] Further to our blog post and client email last month, we can now confirm for you the schedule and important details of your eDirectDebit secure hosting infrastructure upgrade to Amazon Web Services (AWS), the industry leader…

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Fundraising – An Extraordinary Week for Change

This week has seen momentous announcements for the future of fundraising that all our fundraising clients will want to be aware of. Rapidata will be in touch with all our not for profit clients in due course regarding any implications you…

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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