Here’s Why You Should “GoCardless”


Why GoCardless?

Not only does the GoCardless platform benefits your business, but it is also extremely easy to use for the customer, where the payment is collected at a set date directly from their accounts with almost no action needed on their part.

Predict Your Cash Flow

This not only makes the payment process seamless and hassle-free, it allows you to predict your cash flow, helping you grow your business from strength to strength.

Works for One-off and Recurring Payments

Another great feature is that GoCardless works just as well for ad-hoc payments as it does for recurring payments, which means that you can use the platform for variable and fixed amounts.

Easy Setup and Notifications

GoCardless is on a mission to make collecting all types of payment invoices easy. Customers only have to fill a one-time Direct Debit form. The platform also notifies the customer about the payment beforehand so that the process is transparent.

Software Integration

There are endless benefits of integrating your accounting software to GoCardless such as all the payments being connected directly to your account and integrated with your accounting data. The good news is that GoCardless already has integrated with a number of leading accounting software including Xero, QuickBooks, and FreeAgent.

GoCardless for Xero

More than 10,000 businesses using GoCardless for Xero have considerably improved their business cash flow and have spent less time reconciling payments resulting in inevitable business growth.

Connecting your Xero account to GoCardless is as simple as 123 using the GoCardless for Xero app. Once the accounts are connected via the app, all the Xero customer data will be automatically synced to your account so your Direct Debit invitations can be sent within clicks. Now every invoice created for Xero can be directly collected on the due date thanks to GoCardless.


GoCardless for QuickBooks

Any invoice due for QuickBooks can be automatically collected via Direct Debit as GoCardless integrates directly into QuickBooks online, where everything is managed including reconciling of payments so you save time and provide an easy payment fix for customers.

GoCardless for FreeAgent

To enable GoCardless for FreeAgent, go into Settings and select GoCardless from integration. Then you just have to enable it and sign in to your GoCardless account to take automatic payments for up to £5,000 per invoice.

Once the integration is enabled, you can automatically reconcile GoCardless payments via Settings to match each payment with the correct invoice. This will also reconcile GoCardless fee that is charged for each invoice by making a separate “GoCardless bank account” which is solely for the purpose of recording payments and refunds from the payment service platform.


Never Chase A Payment Again

For any business, predictable cash flow is essential for growth. However, it is not always easy to accomplish.

Especially for small businesses, getting paid on time has proven to be a task and a half but what if we were to tell you that you never have to worry about any late payments again?

Sounds too good to be true? It’s not! With GoCardless you can use Direct Debit to collect payments from your customers and never have to chase a payment again.