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Bacs briefing

​​​​​​​Welcome to Bacs Briefing. Here, our team shares news and views, not just about Bacs but about the wider payments industry, too. There’s a chance to gain an insight into what we do on a day to day basis, and to hear from some of the people responsible for delivering the service that sees more than 6.5 billion payments processed in a year, including 4.5 billion Direct Debits, more than a billion welfare payments, and the majority of UK salaries and wages. Of course, we also own and manage the Current Account Switch Service, the Cash ISA Transfer Service, and the Bulk Payment Redirection Service, so watch out for news on those, as well.

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50 years and 78 billion payments – Direct Debit hits half a century15 December 2020Read now
Direct Debit dormancy period temporarily extended30 June 2020READ HERE
COVID-19: adapting process to meet service user needs05 June 2020Read now
Bank holiday payments – stay on top of processing dates05 May 2020Read now
Taking advantage of best practice videos23 April 2020Read more
Bulk Payment Redirection Service delivers efficiency savings for Lo...29 July 2019Read here