Why use MS Access?

Multi Nationals, independents charities and micro business run Access database applications, building single user to enterprise level systems. Here are some of the reasons why:

  • Access applications manage, organise and displays data in a business intelligent way.
  • Industry recognised database platform used since 1992.
  • Low cost development and readily available developer community.
  • High quality and varied reporting formats.le software.
  • Easy to use VBA programming language.
  • Intelligent and highly customisable software.
  • Integrates with the entire Office suit and some third-party applications.
  • Connectivity to wide range of data sources including Cloud data such as Sales Force and MS Dynamics and other Big Data Sources.

There is a synergy with the Microsoft Office 365 applications; Access, Outlook, Word, Excel. They all work together in the same way as members of staff, collectively performing the needs of the organisation. With a developer's knowledge and VBA programming skills, Microsoft Office 365 makes a breeze of the daily task of running the business.

Imagine you or your staff not having to do the same repetitive task day in day out, not having re-do work because of errors and omissions. Instead staff have time looking after customers and sales.

Imagine being able to send your latest price list to your customers at a click of a button.

Imagine all your sales invoices being printed at the click of a button.

Imagine the perfect customer care system.

A problem solved

Problem:- Loading vehicles on a last on first off system is critical when it comes to saving time and cost. And if the goods are perishable produce, there may only be one chance to get it right.

Solution:- A loading screen was added to the Access orders and logistics database to output correctly sequenced manifests; numbered and colour coded pallet labelling have visual impact for the operators.

"The most meaningful way to differentiate your company from your competition, is to do an outstanding job with information. How you gather, manage and use information will determine whether you win or lose."

William Gates

The hidden power of Microsoft Office applications is immense

The increasing demand for the fast efficient use of information across many office applications can leave staff with a relentless chore of doing repetitive time consuming tasks. At Open File UK we unleash the potential of the Microsoft Office applications using the programming language Visual Basic, bringing boundless opportunities to your business, creating perfect business partners with Access, Outlook, Word and Excel to save on time, errors and omissions.

Legacy systems:

At Open File UK we can undertake to maintain and support existing and disparate database systems, or modernise and improve them to enhance your business activities.

Whether you need a desk top application, network server solution or something in the cloud Microsoft Office 2010/13 suite brings new and better features. As Microsoft Office specialists, Open File UK will open up this exciting new potential for your benefit.


As expert MS Access database development specialists, we are working with businesses in Surrey, Sussex and Kent; Brighton, Crawley, Burgess Hill, Haywards Heath, Eastbourne, Crowborough and Newhaven.

Call us today to find out if you can get the same jobs done in half the time: 01273 814409 or email open@open-file.co.uk.