Manage your staff, including disciplinaries, contracts and training using our cloud based software. Find out more about First for Employment here.
Book & manage holidays, absences and sicknesses in one place with our online system. Find out more about First for Holidays here.
Manage your contractors and PQQ's using our purpose built software, designed to make your life easier. Find out more about First for Contractors here.
Outsource your payroll to our service that includes payslips, reports and HMRC communication. Find out more about First for Payroll here.
We believe our payroll management software is one of the easiest systems you will find. We have designed this payroll service to meet the demands of our clients making it a very simple 4-step process.Find out more
EL Direct has developed a simple online staff holiday planner. Allow your staff to book their own absenses through their phone or computer and have a manager approve or reject them.Find out more
Subcontractors are a flexible source of expertise and labour, available as and when your business requires. However, that flexibility comes at a price: less control.Find out more
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;