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Bacs accredited FM provider

Following a rule change, Bacs now requires all Facilities Managed Direct Debit bureaux to be accredited. This is in addition to the approved Bacs commercial bureau accreditation. As a trusted bureau for over 20 years, we believe clients would greatly benefit from…

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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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Bacs Easter Processing Dates 2018

With Easter dates changing each year, its sometimes hard to keep track of when those extra bank holidays fall! When processing your Direct Debits or Direct Credits, it’s vital you plan for the extra non-processing days over Easter. Bacs has sent a helpful…

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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…

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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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Bacs notice on cyber threats

Bacs has recently sent out an email to all Bacs Service Users’ sharing best practice when it comes to protecting your organisation against cyber attacks. Bacs informs, the best practice is as follows: • Smart cards should be removed from…

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Bacs 2014 processing calendar now available

The Bacs 2014 calendar is now available to download from the Bacs website The Bacs processing calendar is a valuable tool to help ensure that important processing dates don’t get missed over holiday periods. At Rapidata we ensure that all…

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100 billionth transaction mark reached by Bacs

100,000,000,000 Congratulations! This summer saw Bacs reach their 100 billionth transaction! Now, that’s a lot of zero’s! Bacs have been processing Direct Debit and Direct Credits since 1968 and they have produced a great infographic that has some handy stats…

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Bacs launch new Service User Mircosite

Bacs has created a fantastic new microsite to allow Direct Debit and Direct Credit Service Users to have access to key information and resources when operating under these payment methods. It is easy to register, just click here. Last week,…

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Switching from old Standing Order processes to a new way of working with Direct Debits can appear daunting. However, working with a company with such credibility as Rapidata makes that journey easier. They were so helpful and understanding of our needs to get us to that new place.

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