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Bacs Processing Dates Christmas 2019

With Christmas just around the corner, remember there are additional Bacs non-processing days to be aware of to make sure your Direct Debit files are submitted without delays. For all Rapidata Direct Debit Managed Clients, don’t worry – we take…

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Rapidata Christmas opening 2019

We’re open over Christmas, so if you have any questions about your Direct Debit processing, you can still get in touch with us if you need to. Drop your Customer Success Manager a line on 01293 601 111 or email…

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Bacs Processing Calendar 2020

Make sure that you plan in advance, so Direct Debits payments are taken on time, without delays and in keeping with the Instructions you have with your customers or supporters. Bacs have released the Bacs Processing Calendar 2020, click here…

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Migrating to AUDDIS

Bacs has recently sent out an email encouraging non-AUDDIS Direct Debit Service Users to migrate. But what does this mean and why is this important? Let’s start with: what is AUDDIS? AUDDIS stands for Automated Direct Debit Instruction Service. One…

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Bacs processing dates for Christmas 2018

With Christmas fast approaching, make sure you’re up to date on your Bacs processing dates to ensure that your payments are made on time! You may already have the 2018 Bacs processing calendar anyway, but just in case, below are the…

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Bacs 2019 Processing Calendar

Yes, it’s that time of year again! You can now download the 2019 Processing Calendar from Bacs to make sure your Direct Debit and Direct Credit Bacs files are submitted correctly next year. Download the Bacs 2019 Processing Calendar here…

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Direct Debit Holiday Checklist | Direct Debit

With the summer holidays now upon us, you may well be looking forward to that well-earned break, lounging in the sun. But before you mentally get on that plane, take a look at our quick Direct Debit holiday checklist for…

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Are you compliant with Bacs?

If you process Direct Debits, it is important that you know the scheme Guide and Rules to make you’re compliant with Bacs. One of the key aspects of using this service, is the speed in which Service Users become aware that payers…

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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 Error 8th March 2018

Direct Debits returned unpaid in error It has come to our attention that certain Direct Debit unpaid codes for Direct Debits processed on 8th March 2018 have been returned unpaid in error. This error is as a result of an…

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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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“I have worked with Rapidata since 2007 and introduced regular giving via Direct Debit in two charities, each time with Rapidata.  They have been great in helping me set up direct debit regular giving which produces a stable and growing fundraising income stream. Their processes work easily with our database, which saves us considerable processing time. Everyone has always been very helpful.”

Tony Bloomfield, Head of Fundraising, St Luke’s Hospice