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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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We wish you a merry Christmas

And a very happy new year! From everyone at Rapidata, we hope that 2019 is a great year for you all! Take a look at our opening times over Christmas

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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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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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Research report: The changing face of payments

With the growth of contactless and digital payment technology, it’s clear that people are looking for fast, easy and convenient ways to pay, to fit with their busy lives. As part of our commitment to the charity sector, we are…

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National Fundraising Awards 2018 finalist!

Earlier this week, we were pleased to hear that we’ve been shortlisted in the Institute of Fundraising, National Fundraising Awards 2018, for the ‘Most Committed Company to the Sector’ award. This category is particularly significant for us. Having worked with…

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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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Preparing for GDPR

Following on from our last GDPR update in January, with the looming May deadline, we wanted to give you more information on how we’re preparing for GDPR. From 25 May, residents in the EU will have greater say over what, how, why,…

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We at Compass love working with Rapidata – they are really responsive and really take time to talk through all the confusing stuff. They simplify things and are always on the other end of the phone – can’t recommend them enough.

Rosie Rogers, national coordinator, Compass