Payment goal - No longer optional....

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  1. Green Pro Clean Ltd

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    The bane of most windys existence is the collections. Always hated going out at night standing with hat in hand saying 'please sir, if it's no trouble might I have the money YOU OWE me?' Only to here excuse after excuse as to why I'm not getting paid.

    Well the new regieme is her. As of April 30th this year the only choices will be Bank Transfer, GoCardless and Paypal. Not only does it make collecting a thing of the past but it's sooo simple to do. Of course Granny Jones who always has the kettle on and he purse in the front pocket of her apron can still pay on the day but as for the rest if they can't get on board they can go and become someone elses problem.

    I get the feeling i will loose a handful the will insist it has to be cash for some bull reason or other but that's why the target date is April 30th as by rhen the sun should be shinning and replacing a handful of wasters should be simple.

    It is also rather satisfying to log on to the bank in the mornings and see the balance topping itself up each day. :))
     
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  2. David K

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    I've done it myself. It's too time consuming waiting for cash . But I refuse to handle any kind of cash . I use only bank and something similar to go-cardless . If it's the elderly they are use having somebody to handle their banking anyway. In my case its mostly their children that does it for them . After I did it I can concentrate on cleaning only , and it minimizes the chatting.
     
  3. LouisAMS

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    Please explain GoCardless... How does it work?

    Also PayPal has to be gifted so not charged?!


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  4. Markyboy 50

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    I only collect cash or cheque if they're in. I never go collecting. Haven't done it in 35 years. Always seem to get paid somehow. Got quite a few who r bacs. Mainly businesses.
     
  5. CHWS

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    Suppose it all right If they pay it, have a handful of customers that do it this way and I'm waiting a week on one of them to pay me
     
  6. Green Pro Clean Ltd

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    Just goto www.gocardless.com it is a real simple direct debit service.

    There is a charge for paypal for goods and services and for me it is typicall abot 50p per transaction. However that is cheaper than my time and fuel going back in an evening to ask for the money.
     
  7. CHWS

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    So what happens if for whatever reason you don't clean the customers house that month do they still automatically get billed?
     
  8. Markyboy 50

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    All sounds complicated mate. Stick to what you know. If it ain't broke don't fix it
     
  9. CHWS

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    The idea of not collecting sounds very good tho or even halfing the amount iv to collect
     
  10. Markyboy 50

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    As I've said in a previous post I've never collected in all my years. Just card em up if they're not in then either catch them or request they send u a cheque. Most people don't like owing you. They will find a way to pay
     
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