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The latest press releases, news, videos, photos and payments information from Bacs, the organisation behind Direct Debit.

 
Bacs Payment Schemes Limited is a wholly owned subsidiary of Pay.UK

The systemically important operations for Direct Debit and Bacs Direct Credit as well as the Current Account Switch Service, Cash ISA Transfer Service, and the Industry Sort Code Directory are owned and operated by leading UK retail payments authority, Pay.UK. 

Pay.UK has taken overall responsibility for the activities previously carried out by Bacs Payment Schemes Limited, Faster Payments Scheme Limited, The Cheque & Credit Clearing Company Limited, and UK Payments Administration Ltd. While now part of Pay.UK, the Bacs team will continue to manage the company’s  products and services as normal. Neither consumers, service users, nor payment service providers (PSPs) will see any change. For further information, please visit www.wearepay.uk​.​​​​


Press releases
Businesses urged to plan ahead to avoid Bank Holiday payment problems
01 August 2019
​The August Bank Holiday is fast approaching and Pay.UK, the home of Direct Debit and Bacs Direct Credit in the UK, is reminding businesses to plan ahead to avoid missing important payment commitments.
Businesses urged to plan ahead to avoid delays to Easter payments
12 April 2019
​With Easter 2019 just around the corner, Pay.UK is urging business owners to plan ahead if they are to avoid missing payments to staff and suppliers over the long Easter Bank Holiday weekend.
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14 October 2019 12:59 PM
ICYMI: Our 2020 processing calendar is now available to download, to help you keep on top of those important payment dates: https://t.co/qeAGr7jXHQ #payments https://t.co/o2xa7eIu98
11 October 2019 09:43 AM
@danyounglol Hi Dan – you can find the contact details for our service desk team, here: https://t.co/0MJTkSFGgy. Hope that helps.

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