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How can gyms use Direct Debit as a marketing tool?

Direct Debit is the simplest way for fitness businesses to collect money off its members, especially as payments can be varied in line with membership downgrades and membership fee changes. Beyond this, Direct Debit provides a fantastic opportunity for leisure facilities to broaden their marketing scope. Customer acquisition and retention is heightened simply by choosing […]

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How are your customer’s Direct Debits protected?

Direct Debit is one of the easiest ways to collect your customer’s payments. It gives your organisation the authority to collect your customer’s payments when you want and allows you to vary payment quantities accordingly. It’s also the safest and amongst the most trusted of payment methods in the UK. Usage is even on the […]

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We do more integrations

In an age of rapid technological growth and accelerated customer acquisition, seamless business operations are paramount. At DFC, we do all we can to ensure that the journey from customer attainment to billing is a smooth one by integrating with your current CRM.   Cohesive CRM integration Direct Debit CRM integration ensures a joined up […]

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What is the SEPA Direct Debit scheme?

The SEPA scheme, or the Single Euro Payments Area, is an integration initiative set up to improve cross-border and domestic electronic payment efficiency across 34 European countries. Prior to this, these countries had their own payment practices. The transferal of money was a fragmented and often complicated process. Transaction costs were high, delays and loss […]

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Trust and transparency are never amiss at DFC

We take our slogan ‘we do more’ very seriously. It’s true. We do more to provide seamless cashflow solutions professionally and securely.  We work hard to keep our clients in the loop every step of the way and deliver on our promises day in and day out. Our value is rooted in clear pricing and no […]

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Accessing the Direct Debit scheme

Like any other payment method, the Direct Debit Scheme offers its own complex maze of rules and regulations that businesses must adhere to. Compiled by Bacs, the organisation responsible for the clearing and settlement of UK Direct Debit, the Direct Debit scheme rules act as a failsafe to ensure service providers remain fully compliant. A […]

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Taking the hassle out of defaulted payments with My Payments

My Payments is DFC’s answer to defaulted Direct Debit issues. Keeping your customers happy is front and foremost to retaining them. It’s stressful when payments are rejected, so making their lives easier at this hurdle is a sure-fire way to keep them on board. The My Payments portal provides a quick and secure way for […]

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6 ways to encourage Direct Debit sign ups

Considering the value Direct Debit can have to business, it’s a shock that more don’t seek to promote this method of payment where they can. Its winning simplicity and cost-effectiveness encouraged your company to go down this payment route, but what’s encouraging your customers? Actually, there’s a great deal that they can benefit from by […]

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Cost benefits of Direct Debit

At Debit Finance, we cannot rate the benefits of Direct Debit highly enough. We built an entire business around it for that reason! One of the greatest rewards associated with this payment model is the sheer cost savings it can have for your business. Find out more on how Direct Debit’s can save your business […]

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Using Direct Debits for one-off payments

Most consider Direct Debit a useful approach to managing ongoing cash flow. But did you know that it is also an effective method of handling ad hoc payments? Many companies choose this option when an instant transfer of money isn’t required – for example, businesses collecting lone invoices or charities accepting donations. In fact, making […]