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Push vs. pull payments: a quick guide

Watch our 3-minute quick guide to push vs. pull payments to find out which is best for your business, and how the right option can save you time and effort when collecting payments.

B2B payments: Tackling a broken landscape

B2B payments are stuck in the past. Cumbersome processes rule the roost, with problems including a high level of failed payments, and high amounts of admin. But what does the future of payments look like for the industry?

Why every scaling B2B business should avoid bank transfer

Is it time to retire bank transfer as a B2B payment method for growing businesses? Our newest guide looks at the benefits and disadvantages of this popular payment method and how you can replace it.

Get your invoices paid before Christmas

The Christmas period is nearly upon us and it’s the season to be jolly. But will you be feeling as full of festive cheer at the end of December when you find that your outstanding invoices haven’t been paid?

How Direct Debit can drive key subscription metrics

How can Direct Debit impact the numbers you care about most? Find out as we explain the relationship between Direct Debit and three key subscription success metrics.

Navigating the payment page maze

The in-depth guide to optimising your subscription payment page. Lose fewer potential customers to distraction or frustration, and get each new relationship off to the right start.

10 important questions to ask when choosing a Direct Debit provider

Are you using Direct Debit as a fast, efficient, low-cost method to collect regular fees, subscriptions or one-off payments from your customers? Or considering adding Direct Debit to your payments mix?

The two most common reasons Direct Debit payments fail – and what to do about it

Direct Debit is the most reliable way to collect recurring payments, but payments can still fail. We've analysed our significant transaction data to identify the most common reasons for this.

How do millennials want to pay for exercise?

Does your billing and payment experience cut it with millennial gym members? We surveyed 1000 millennials and this is what they said.