About VCGH Direct Debits
With over 200 members, collecting membership subscriptions has become a considerable task for our Membership Secretary.  Direct Debits help us run more efficiently, keep costs down and save time.  The Direct Debit scheme is a well known and trusted payment method globally.  In fact, it accounts for around 75% of regular consumer payments in the UK (source: Finance UK, 2017), most people use Direct Debits to pay energy bills, gym memberships or nursery fees etc. 

For VCGH it would be too costly to setup our own Direct Debit infrastructure so we have chosen to use an agent, GoCardless, to do this on our behalf.  GoCardless is a leading Direct Debit provider,  processing over £5 billion in payments annually for more than 30,000 organisations in the UK, Europe and Australia, including Sage and TripAdvisor.
GoCardless are licensed and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. 
Direct Debits are guaranteed by The Direct Debit Guarantee (or the “Direct Debit Indemnity”)