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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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SHA-2 Bacs Migration: The what, why & when…

You may have received an email from Bacs informing you of a ‘Notice of forthcoming Bacs communications on SHA-2 Migration‘. We have detailed below the what, why & when of the SHA-2 Bacs Migration but firstly, let us stress that…

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“…Rapidata had a firm understanding of our issues and requirements and was uniquely placed to help.”

Nancy Kemp, Head of DM, Spana