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How does direct debit work?

If you want to pay a company or an organisation using Direct Debit Collection need to set up your Debit with them directly, and the process is simple. Whether you set your Debit up in writing, in person or over the phone, you’ll need to have a clear record of an agreed date for the […]

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Commonly used Direct Debit Terms

Because it’s important to understand the Direct Debit process, we’ve compiled some more commonly used terms and clear explanations of what they mean. “Paperless Direct Debit” A term you’ll see and hear more and more frequently is ‘paperless Direct Debit’, and this simply means a Direct Debit Instruction that’s arranged via a phone call of […]

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How to Cancel a Direct Debit

It’s easy to cancel a Direct Debit when you no longer need one, and the procedure is a simple one. You’ll need to get in touch with your bank or building society at least one day before the Direct Debit collection is due to be made (if in doubt, check how much notice your bank […]

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The Direct Debit Control Centre App

Now we’ve all done it, taken our eye from our bank balance for what felt like a few busy days and then realised everything seems to have come out at once and we’re in a bit of a pickle. Thankfully, the Direct Debit Control Centre app means such awkward situations can be a thing of […]

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How can Direct Debits help your business

We all know how Direct Debits benefit us as consumers, but they can offer all kinds of advantages to business owners too. From the little things like saving you a few minutes here and there to bigger things like improving your company’s cash flow, the parks of using Direct Debit collection wherever possible make it […]

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Moving house and your Debits

If you’re on the brink of moving house then you’ll be finding out just how much there is to think about. Far from a question of simply boxing everything up and then plonking it down in your dream home, moving is also about remembering those little details that are hugely important – like switching your […]

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Introducing Direct Debits early

As most of us have been using bank accounts and Direct Debit collection for years, it’s easy to take their advantages for granted, but if your children are on the brink of opening bank accounts to start paying their own ways (or more likely, saving for those trainers they just can’t do without) it’s a […]

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Direct Debits and your budget

In times of financial strain, it’s more important than ever to keep a close eye on your outgoings, and Direct Debits can help you to take back control of your money. If money’s tight, choosing to make regular payments such as for household bills by a Debit scheme means you’ll know exactly how much money […]

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Two handy Direct Debit tools

One of the best things about using Direct Debit collection to make regular payments is that it makes it far easier to stay on top of your outgoings, and there are some handy tools available to make it easier than ever to stay on top of your finances… even if you sometimes lose track.

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How Direct Debits help the environment

We all know that the advantages of paying via Direct Debit Collections are numerous, (they save us time, they make it easier to make our regular payments, and they’re reliable for starters) but there’s one particular advantage to the process that doesn’t get as much press as the others…it’s actually far more environmentally friendly than […]