Why it helps to pay by Direct Debit

By Eleanor Bailey

We understand that running your business is hard work. On top of managing your employees, ordering your stock and keeping your customers happy, bills can seem an un-necessarily difficult and time-consuming chore. Who likes chores? The good news is: there’s a better way!

Did you know that Direct Debit is the simplest and most convenient way for businesses to pay their bills? They mean you can pay your bills faster, safer, and more reliably than any other method. We think it’s better for everyone.

What is Direct Debit?

A Direct Debit is a nifty little instruction from you to your bank/building society. It allows us to collect payments from your bank account automatically to cover your water bill. It means you don’t need to worry about managing your payments, we’ll take care of everything so that you can budget and manage your costs better.

The great benefits of Direct Debit:

It saves you time

Direct Debits take away the hassle of paying your bills manually. Instead of ringing us up or walking down to the bank and wasting time standing in a queue, you’ll be able to get on with running your business while your bill is taken care of. This means bills will take up much less of your (or your financial team’s) time and cuts down on paperwork to boot. Win-win.

You'll never forget to pay your bills

Automatic payments make sure you’ll never forget to pay your bill. This means you’ll never run the risk of having your business’s water supply compromised. All in all, we think Direct Debits will give you peace of mind.

It spreads costs

Paying each month is an easier way to manage costs for your business, as you won’t have to budget for a big expense at the end of the year. This means you’ll have more control of your business’s spending and it will be easier for you to keep track of exactly how much money is being spent. That makes the team coffee budget much easier to manage!

It's safe

Direct Debit payments are extremely safe. Banks make sure that they come with these guarantees:

So, have we convinced you to use Direct Debit? Here’s how!

How to set up a Direct Debit with Water Plus

The easiest way to do this is online. You can setup a Direct Debit by logging into you MyAccount.

Or, you can call us on 0345 072 6072.

Got any more questions?

Find out more about all the different ways to pay.

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