The Council of Registered Gas Installers (CORGI) has implemented Bottomline’s PayBase payments and collections platform. CORGI is the gas safety watchdog group in the UK, where all businesses carrying out gas related work are required by law to register with the organization. Like all UK organizations, CORGI has been confronted in recent years by changing requirements in the electronic payments landscape and a need to achieve greater visibility into their payment processes. Bottomline comments that perhaps no development in the payments landscape has had a greater impact than the impending BACSTEL-IP standard, which UK organizations must fully support before the 31 December 2005 industry deadline, or be unable to make electronic payments and collections utilizing the BACS service.
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