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Current average rating: 4.8 / 5.0

Total number of reviews: 4256

I rang with a problem and it was resolved within a couple of minutes. Thank you Gavin, really appreciate your help

Sealant Application Specialists Ltd
Jane Gillingwater

Delighted with everything you have done for us so far. Brilliant, very knowledgeable staff. Truly a great company for all your H&S requirements.

CADMAY Roofing Ltd
Chris May

Ryan was very friendly and helpful showing me the training portal and ladder safety documents on our package

Ridgewater Energy
Peter Bywater

Because you have made my life easy !!

Jay dempsey

Always very helpful ,knowledgeable and sincere .

Drains and Mains
Marc Sprague

Quick with the replies, easy to relate to and understand the emailed replies and polite efficient service for both the phone service and with the email replies. Thank you

Jem Utilities
John Acton

Friendly and helpful consultant. All queries dealt with efficiently and chas submiitted within 24 hours of me supplying documentation. Thanks Matthew

Docklands E&M Ltd
Karen Lenoir

Very friendly and knowledgeable

Ian McAlister Painting & Decorating

Very enjoyable and productive phone conversation with the Sales Team today. Lots of help and good advice. Would recommend this organisation for H&S matters.

PCS Landscaping
Mr A E Baldwin

happy friendly staff, simple issue resolved efficiently with no stress

millgreen electrical LTD
John Ford

Craig has been really helpful all the way through the process and nothing has been too much trouble.

BBR Construction Ltd
Sam Madden

Always a pleasure to deal with, helpful & friendly staff.

The Cleaning Company
Joanna Gowens

always excellent customer service

lee wistow

Very knowledgeable, approachable and resolved my problem immediately. Thank you

DLM Scaffolding Ltd
Phil Thornburn

Excellent response and fantastic service.

Lazercote ltd
Tim Lazenby

Outstounding information, with a friendly approach - Thank you Rodney Marsh

Seamless Preservation
A Batchelor

Because Ashleigh Morton was most helpful.

Profix Roofing Services Ltd
Damien Sullivan

Holly was really helpful with advising me how to use the system

P Flynn Carpentry
Paul Flynn

Ashleigh Morton was very helpful. She knew her stuff regarding H&S and helped me through all the questions i had. HS Direct should be proud to have her with them. All company's need an Ashleigh.

Myla joinery & construction specialists
Daniel Singh

Always available to help and suggest the right packages for your budget.

Foreman Snags Ltd
Luke Evans

Always had great service and reliable information

Ian Ross

Always at the end of a phone when someone like me (not too hot with computers) get in to muddles.

GRS Mechanical Ltd
Gary Smith

Very profesional service and very friendly. Im sure that we going to have a good bossiness together.


Polite telephone manner, not pushy, willing to help.

Edwards Coaches Ltd
David Smith

call was short and to the point , very friendly and explained all

james harlow civil onstruction
james harlow

Good advice on my immediate challenges but also gave me food for thought for the near future and beyond

Simply IP
Steven McCrory
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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
  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'
    • 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.