Database FAQs:

Click the links below to get your questions answered. If you have any questions that aren't below feel free to contact us and we will do our best to answer them here.

How much will a database cost?

NOTE: All prices are for an unlimited number of user licences.

What type of businesses need a database?

To some extent all.

If you have any kind of data that needs storing then you probably need a database. We work with businesses of all sizes, from very large and well-established national companies to smaller independent companies who are just starting out.

What are databases used for?

We have provided Access databases for many, many different jobs including stock control, job management, personnel, orders, dispatches, quotes, enquiries management, planning and scheduling and time logging.

Do I need a database?

If you work with data of any kind then you probably need a database. Databases help you perform repetitive tasks quickly and analyse your information easily. If you are unsure then you can call us for a free consultation to talk to us about what you do, and see how we can help.

What database services do you offer?

We offer straightforward database solutions mainly in Access. We can also update and modify existing systems. One-to-one training is also available.

What type of businesses do you normally work with?

We work with all types of business including one-man bands, public sector, large PLCs, manufacturing businesses, and service organisations.

We aim to provide excellent service so that we maintain long-term relationships with our customers. The only work we won't do is where it will be a waste of money. We feel so strongly about this that we offer a guarantee (click for terms and conditions) that our systems will pay for themselves by whatever measures matter.

What if I need an Access stock control database?

We have created many different stock control databases using Microsoft Access.

We could create your system based on a previous stock database which will save time and money - or if your situation is unique our vast experience will enable us to create you a system from scratch.

What do you do?

We create custom database solutions for the desktop, intranet, Web and more. These have many benefits including increased efficiency and productivity.

How do you do it?

We analyse your business and work closely with you to create a database that does exactly what you want it to. You will find that our methods will return unprecedented performance and results.

What is your free consultation?

You get up to one hour of friendly jargon-free advice in the form of a no-pressure telephone chat, with one of our experts.

What if I don't need a database?

We understand that everyone's situation is different. If after a consultation we think you don't need a database we will point you in the right direction of what you do need.

Do you charge per user?

No. You pay once for us to design your system for unlimited use.

How long have you been working with databases?

We have been working with databases since 1994 and have continued to learn and grow with each new development. Microsoft Access is our main choice; it is a great database tool that can create stunning results across a broad spectrum of jobs quickly, simply and effectively. We will create you a tailor-made system that fits your exact needs.

What should we do next?

You should contact us for a free 10 minute phone consultation. We will quickly establish your needs and let you know if we can help you. Phone 01747 822616 or fill in an enquiry form and we will get back to you.

Don't just take our word for it...

"I would like to say thanks to yourself and your team for all your hard work.
We are very happy with the quoting system; for the first time ever we are looking at a system in which we have confidence."

Steve Ringsell, CFN Packaging

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