Current average rating: 4.8 / 5.0

Total number of reviews: 4119

The customer service representative was very informative and friendly. I would recommend HS Direct to anyone!!!

Tradebot Ltd
Craig White

Very quick to respond to my email and very efficient. Also found Ian very helpful and polite. thanks very much

IS Recruitment Ltd
Hollie Martin

Good to know you guys are there when you are needed.

Freelance Art Director
Paul Harvey

No hard pressure sale,s . polite conversation . listening to what i was saying without any interruptions as with other companies.

Elecserve Ltd
Steve Burton

The service was very politely and clearly outlined. No feeling of hard sell

waltons construction ltd
caroline walton

Very helpful and informative staff. Gave answers to all my questions quickly and recommended future products which could be of use.

Pro-Tech Systems (GB) Ltd
Rob King

Victoria was very helpful. The site looks exactly what I need as I am new to this. And it's nice to know that if I get stuck help is just a phone call away.

Andrew Cooke Painting and Decorating
Jackie Cooke

Really useful conversation - not taking a whole age to finish up the conversation, also showing the advantages of your system definitely persuaded me into using your services! Nice job!

Prolux Cleaning
John Persons

Prompt and efficient and called back exactly when you said you would. I was impressed that I could speak to someone late in the evening, not an aggressive sales call just helpful and informative.

Asbestos Trained Contractors
Jamie Bartlett

Very helpful, user friendly and great follow up call with more info for the future success of our company

KDN Fire Protection Ltd
Deb Hinds

The lad I spoke to was polite and courteous and did not try and pressure me into anything. A top lad and a credit to his company.

A Brown Electrics
Andy Brown



Andrew was brilliant as always

H&J Electrical services Ltd
Neil hobbs

very efficient and very understanding of my requirements, Paul knew exactly what I wanted and wasted no time in showing me

Rea Valley Windows

Very good professional help from David Price setting up the account, good stuff!

Luminous Solutions Ltd
Ross Render

Christian Baxby is a brilliant sales person. Not at all pushy and very friendly. Great at spending time explaining the benefits of the software.I never felt under pressure to buy throughout the trial process.

Safety Forward Ltd
Marisa Firkins

We thought Anthony was very good, knowledgeable and very professional. Well pleased.

County Electrical Services Ltd
Jim Whysall

Very helpful and friendly company.Would have know trouble in recommendeding them.

Charles meehan

Because, They help are Great. Thanks.


Craig was very helpful, and informative. Examples he gave of how it works within the building industry were spot on - trustworthy guy

Image Homes & Developments Ltd
Barry Tearle

Patient, helpful and answered all my questions.

Initial Pat Testing
Phillip Pantling

I received what I needed for free.

WPI Power Solutions
Carl Behm

Friendly, We'll explained but not a 'hard sell' experience from Jamie. Courteous and Polite.

Marner Joinery

Great service and follow-up - thank you.

Washwingz@Flightline Services Ltd
Pete Corley

Pleasure to talk to and no preasure

Rapid Environmental Service

easy to use website and very cheap

omega double glazing
stephen powell
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I don't have Microsoft Office or Microsoft Word, what should I do?

If you don't have Microsoft Office, or Microsoft Word installed on your PC or Mac, don't worry - you can still use our products. You can get a free alternative from Open Office.

Open Office Org is open-source developed alternative to Microsoft Office, developed by a large software company called Oracle. Open Source means the company who build the software, allow 100% use of it, 100% free.

Since Open Office is specifically developed to be exactly the same as Microsoft Office, with all the same programs in the suite (Eg: Word, Excel, Access and Power Point) - it will freely open any Microsoft Office file-format. Meaning, just because a document was written in Microsoft Word, doesn't mean it can't be opened in another program. Open Office will do that, and vise versa.

To download and install Open Office;

  1. Go to www.openoffice.org.
  2. On the left hand side, click 'I want to download Open Office'. In the green box, click the main link which starts with 'Start downloading OpenOffice.org...'
    • Windows Only:When the program has downloaded, click Install and wait for the program to install.
    • MAC OSX Only:When the program has downloaded, a notification box will pop up with an arrow from the Open Office Icon to the Applications Folder in Finder, drag the icon to the Applications folder to install the program.
  3. You are now ready to use Open Office, and the documents you have purchased from us.