Top tips to prevent errors when sending payments
- Double check
Always double check the sort code and account number when sending a payment.
- Check the reference
This is particularly important if you are paying a business.
- Can you use Paym?
Paym lets you check the account holder’s name before confirming the payment.
- Long lost friend?
How long it is since you last paid that payee – do they still use the same account?
- Stay up to date
Review your payee lists regularly and delete any you know are no longer being used.
- Send a test
Remind the person you are paying to double check the details they provide. For extra reassurance, you could send a low value test payment and check the funds are received.