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Keep track and keep ahead with Data Retrieval

Welcome to the future with our innovative solution for your business – DFC Data Retrieval Service. It helps you keep your customers’ Direct Debit data up to date and makes it a breeze to monitor and maintain their payment information.   What exactly is data retrieval? Data Retrieval is DFC’s unique management system provides you […]

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Why is Direct Debit more flexible?

Direct Debit is the most flexible payment method around. A bold statement, sure. But one that we at DFC believe wholeheartedly. Here’s why:   More billing: Unlike its more rigid cousin, standing order, payment amounts and frequencies can be scaled up and scaled down with Direct Debit. Whether your fitness class is taking a break […]

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Overseas Direct Debit – an overview of how Direct Debit operates in countries outside the UK

What is SEPA Direct Debit? Normally, Direct Debits can only be made between accounts within the same country. SEPA is the exception – it allows for Direct Debits in EUR to be made cross-border and nationally since 2009. SEPA Direct Debit is a European initiative that allows merchants to collect Direct Debits in Euro denomination. […]

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The implications of GDPR on the Direct Debit industry

GDPR. It was nowhere and then suddenly it was everywhere. The buzzword at the front of business professional’s tongues for the past year. As such, industries have been forced to become stricter on how they store and use personal data. But what impact will this have on companies collecting Direct Debits and bureaus hired to […]

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Inactive Direct Debits

It’s important to keep a check on your Direct Debits for several reasons, but the dormancy rule is arguably one of the most significant of these. This is the rule that stipulates that a Direct Debit instruction will be removed from a banker’s system after 13 months (typically) of inactivity.   What is the dormancy […]

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Online joining is the pinnacle of gym membership acquisition

Hooray for the internet! Without it, we wouldn’t have cats and cucumbers, email and lazy shopping experiences. Gym personnel would also find themselves working a lot harder to onboard members. Luckily for them, somewhere amongst the myriad of YouTube wormholes and social media, we also have an equally brilliant web function called online joining, removing […]