These guidelines must be used in conjunction with C&CCC Standard 3.2 - Automated Processing of Vouchers (Credits), which contains mandatory details for design, layout and printing.

The guideline can be downloaded below.

It is essential to check that any BGC printed, part-printed or issued by your organisation has been produced in accordance with C&CCC Standard 3.2 - Automated Processing of Vouchers (Credits). This includes BGC base stock, on to which the full code line is subsequently added.

C&CCC Standard 3.2 - Automated Processing of Vouchers (Credits)  is available to purchase here.

These Best Practice Guidelines have been produced to assist:

  • Businesses who print their own bank giro credits (BGCs). 
  • Printers who produce BGCs for their customers 
  • Certified Bank Giro Credit Printers. 
  • Members of the Cheque Printer Accreditation Scheme (CPAS). 

BGC 'printing' is defined as one of the following:

  • printing BGC base stock and full code line
  • printing BGC base stock only
  • printing full code line onto BGC base stock supplied by a Certified BGc Printer or a members of CPAS.

     

Best Practice Guidelines for Printing Bank Giro Credit