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Recurring Billing - UK/GBP

ratherbak3dratherbak3d Member, Provider

I have been searching for a recurring invoice solution, preferably UK based and with GBP payment option. With unstable USD to GBP currency conversions at the minute, I'm looking for something with a set GBP fee so I know exactly how much it's going to cost each month. It seems to be incredibly hard to find, with most products been charged in USD.

If there are any license providers offering WHMCS/Blesta etc at a fixed monthly GBP cost those would be considered too. Thank you for your time.

IT & Hosting Solutions Rotherham - Virtual6 Ltd

Comments

  • jhjh Member

    You're worried about fluctuations of a few pence a month? And you think paying a reseller is the way to go?

    If you really want a UK-based service, FreeAgent is a British (well, Scottish.. I don't know if you're concerned about that too..) company. Renting WHMCS/Blesta will be cheaper and probably more suitable though.

  • ratherbak3dratherbak3d Member, Provider
    edited January 2017

    jh said: You're worried about fluctuations of a few pence a month?

    Never said I was worried. But on this particular project, we want to keep everything in the UK and most importantly, pay for everything in pounds and pence.

    IT & Hosting Solutions Rotherham - Virtual6 Ltd

  • We use invoiceplane and it has been working fine now for over a year

    Yesterday's Jam

  • jhjh Member

    What is the reasoning behind this? If it were a large expense, I would advise either buying a British product or opening a currency account and charging in that currency. For a purchase this size, I would not fear getting poked by a big, hard Brexit.

  • ratherbak3dratherbak3d Member, Provider

    solarman said: We use invoiceplane and it has been working fine now for over a year

    I have that installed on a test VPS and it's at the top of my list at the moment, thank you for the recommendation though it's good to hear from somebody who has given it the test of time.

    IT & Hosting Solutions Rotherham - Virtual6 Ltd

  • ratherbak3dratherbak3d Member, Provider
    edited January 2017

    jh said: For a purchase this size, I would not fear getting poked by a big, hard Brexit.

    There isn't a reason in particular I guess I'm just shocked by how little is available in the UK and I'm not scared of any Brexit, hard, soft or jelly form. I'm northern, I get shit on no matter what.

    IT & Hosting Solutions Rotherham - Virtual6 Ltd

  • vfusevfuse Member, Provider

    gocardless.com for direct debit in the UK as well as europe (SEPA). I just implemented their API for nixstats and it's working great so far. Also only 1% transaction fee.

    NIXStats monitoring Web, Server(Linux, Windows - $9.95/m), Logging (Free!) and Blacklists (start at 512 for $3.75/m) - Uptime Report - API Docs

  • ratherbak3dratherbak3d Member, Provider

    vfuse said: gocardless.com for direct debit in the UK as well as europe (SEPA). I just implemented their API for nixstats and it's working great so far. Also only 1% transaction fee.

    This was on my radar too, but I just have the idea that customers won't like direct debits.

    IT & Hosting Solutions Rotherham - Virtual6 Ltd

  • jhjh Member

    If they're hiring customers, it'll take 3 days to find out they don't have £ to honour the direct debit..

    Besides, 1% is high compared to a good merchant account.

  • vfusevfuse Member, Provider

    @jh said:
    If they're hiring customers, it'll take 3 days to find out they don't have £ to honour the direct debit..

    Besides, 1% is high compared to a good merchant account.

    I always see people posting here that 2% or even apparently 1% is a high fee but no one ever seems to actually post what companies (merchant accounts) have these low fee's.

    NIXStats monitoring Web, Server(Linux, Windows - $9.95/m), Logging (Free!) and Blacklists (start at 512 for $3.75/m) - Uptime Report - API Docs

  • jhjh Member
    edited January 2017

    @vfuse said:

    @jh said:
    If they're hiring customers, it'll take 3 days to find out they don't have £ to honour the direct debit..

    Besides, 1% is high compared to a good merchant account.

    I always see people posting here that 2% or even apparently 1% is a high fee but no one ever seems to actually post what companies (merchant accounts) have these low fee's.

    WorldPay and Elavon

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