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. _______________________________________________ Wikimedia UK mailing list wikimediau...@wikimedia.org http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_UK http://mail.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediauk-l