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Research: Download Direct Debit Charity Tracking Report 2019

We’re proud to launch our Charity Direct Debit Tracking Report this year, which celebrates 15 years of regular giving trends and providing Direct Debit benchmarking data to the charity sector. It’s a free resource and allows charities to compare performance…

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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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What to look for in a Direct Debit service provider

If you’re considering outsourcing your Direct Debit collections or you are reviewing your current Direct Debit provider, make sure you’re getting the right service for you. A specialist Direct Debit management service will take care of the whole process for…

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Christmas 2018 opening hours

You can get in touch with us over the Christmas period if you need to – check out our opening times below. Drop us a line on 01293 601 111 or on support@rapidata.co.uk. Our Christmas opening hours are: Monday 24…

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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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The Access Group acquires Rapidata

The Access Group, one of the UK’s leading providers of software, has announced the completion of the acquisition of Rapidata Services Ltd. Over its 20 year history, Rapidata has developed a reputation for delivering market leading payment processing solutions that…

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Is your data protected and secure?

There has been an increase in the number of high profile news stories of not for profits who have experienced breaches in data protection from cyber attacks and hackers. A number of these cases have been investigated and organisations subsequently fined…

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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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“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