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    • cheesypuff
    • By cheesypuff 4th Jan 18, 6:32 PM
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    Wrong Name on BACS payment
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    • 4th Jan 18, 6:32 PM
    Wrong Name on BACS payment 4th Jan 18 at 6:32 PM
    I am in an awful panic my daughter is expecting a compensation payment paid in tomorrow but I have realised I put her name on the bank details but the sort code and account number are mine am in a panic now in case the payment doesn’t credit as my daughter is going on holiday next week and has been waiting on the money. Does anyone here know if the account name is important on a BACS payment?
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    • glentoran99
    • By glentoran99 4th Jan 18, 6:33 PM
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    • 4th Jan 18, 6:33 PM
    Bacs ( I think) just goes on sort code and account number,
    • cheesypuff
    • By cheesypuff 4th Jan 18, 6:43 PM
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    Oh I desperately hope so 🤞
    DMP Mutual Support Thread No 278
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    • agrinnall
    • By agrinnall 5th Jan 18, 8:51 AM
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    • 5th Jan 18, 8:51 AM
    If it's being paid as a BACS Direct Credit then there is a small chance that the receiving bank will do additional checks, which would include the name of the account to be credited, but it's much more likely that it'll go through fine. If it's a Faster Payment then there's no check on the name.
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