“do not use this campany for ur business, I have used them for few months then they freeze my account for No good reason, when I questioned them, they told me, they won’t answer my questions and they can do what they want😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡.”
They allow you to start collecting payments right away but then after asking for company documents they just disabled my account with all the payments still inside! After emailing them, they said there is nothing they can do and all the payments have been cancelled.
How this is legal I do not know. Customer Service didn't have the decency of telling me all my payments had been cancelled, so I just had customer payments waiting 'On Hold', with no idea whether I was going to paid or not (Turns out I was not)
Horrible customer service too, takes almost 2 days to get back to simple requests. Would never recommend this company to any one.”
“Horrendous company, can see why they have so many 1 star reviews. Sent my gold sovereign in on Tuesday which arrived with them Wednesday morning, was told they'd pay my money on Friday, didn't. Was told this morning it'll be today, again they didn't and they're now closed. Beginning to believe they've stolen my coin. Absolute shambles of a business.”
“THINK VERY CAREFULLY BEFORE YOU USE THIS COMPANY. WE ARE £22,0000 OUT OF POCKET DUE TO A SERIOUS FLAW IN THEIR SYSTEM. WE HAD BEEN LOYAL CUSTOMERS FOR OVER 7 YEARS BUT THEIR SERVICE IS ATROCIOUS
I have been using GoCardless for my business since 2012. When we first started using them they were a small start-up and we had remained loyal and supportive of them for over 7 years.
Sadly their service today is nothing like it was in the past. Over the years there have been some issues with their service but they had generally been helpful in getting things fixed.
However, they service today is absolutely shocking and I would urge anyone considering using the company to be extremely careful.
It recently came to our attention that GoCardless had implemented something on their customer sign-up forms for customers to state that their bank account required multiple signatories.
Hundreds of our customers had either mistakenly chosen this option or they had become aware of a loophole with the GoCardless payment system.
It transpired that selecting the 'multiple signatory option' meant GoCardless were supposed to request additional information from customers prior to being able to collect payments.
However, in our case, GoCardless incorrectly informed us that they were able to take payments even though the customers had not completed the additional process required by GoCardless.
Consequently GoCardless kept informing us that payments had been collected when this was not the case. Hundreds of our customers were able to enjoy using our service without paying us anything due to the GoCardless error.
The issue caused us a loss of over £22,0000. We brought the flaw to the attention of GoCardless who admitted the issue but have refused to compensate us or apologise for this serious error.
This is what they told us:
Following a further review of this issue with our Product team, we have discovered that we did experience a bug in the dual signatory process for mandates created before January 2018. When payers completed the online authorisation page via the redirect flow before January 2018, we sent an email to the administrator email on your account that stated that you would be able to collect payments from them.
In fact, this was not the case, as the payer still needed to complete the dual authorisation step of their mandate setup. The issue was limited to one automated email with unclear messaging that stated the mandate was active and ready to have payments collected through it, where in fact it was still awaiting a second customer signature via the dual signature authorisation form before becoming active. Consequently, payments were, perhaps unknowingly, being created against mandates that were not yet able to have funds collected through them.
We have stopped offering GoCardless as a payment option on new subscriptions and have very sadly had to instruct our lawyers to take action to recover our losses.”
“NEVER HEARD OF THEM UNTIL I WAS KINDLY INFORMED THAT DESPITE NO LONGER BEING A CUSTOMER MY ENERGY SUPPLIER HAD SOLD MY BANK DETAILS ON TO GO CARDLESS WHO ARE NOW MAKING IT IMPOSSIBLE TO REMOVE MY PERSONAL DATA FROM THEM THIS INCLUDES ALL OF MY BANKING DATA.
I HAVE NEVER INVITED GOCARDLESS TO TAKE OVER MY DETAILS AND HAVE NOT GIVEN PERMISSION FOR THEM TO HAVE THEM.IF SONY AND FACEBOOK CAN NOT KEEP BANK DETAILS SAFE I DONT WANT THESE UNHEARD OF LOT TO HAVE THEM EVEN FOR A SECOND. WHO ARE THEY , WHY ARE THEY INTERFEERING WITH DIRECT DEBIT PAYMENTS ,WHO IS PAYING FOR THEM???”