2009/1/5 Andrew Cates <and...@soschildren.org>:

>>>They do, however, need to be set up by the donor
>>> which makes it less likely people will do so.

> Damn right. SOs can only be set up online for people with some types
> of bank accounts. I haven't done a standing order in decades and the
> charity I work for doesn't solicit new ones cos they are too much
> hassle compared to a DD.

The other thing about standing orders is that being a push rather than
a pull, the charity is stuck with that account to receive the money.
Alison regaled WMUKv1 with horror stories of charities maintaining a
string of old accounts because there were SOs dribbling into them ...

- d.

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