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The Access Group Acquires Selima Limited

The Access Group Completes Acquisition of Selima Limited

London, UK – 13 June 2017– The Access Group, one of the UK’s leading providers of software to mid-market customers, has completed the acquisition of Selima Limited. 

With revenues of £5 million in 2016, Selima ( is a prominent provider of cloud-based workforce management software and managed payroll services, particularly in the Retail and Hospitality and Education sectors. This acquisition bolsters Access’ existing product portfolio for the UK Academy schools sector to include specialist HR and Payroll offerings as well as creating a new suite of products for the Retail and Hospitality sector.

Selima has over 300 customers including Hawksmoor, Young’s Brewery, Academies Enterprise Trust as well as a number of local authorities.

“The addition of Selima to the Access Group greatly increases the value we deliver to our customers and expands what we can deliver in a new industry sector of Retail and Hospitality. There is strong alignment in our cultures with the Selima team and the way we do business” said Chris Bayne, CEO of The Access Group, who continues “The Selima deal is our second significant acquisition of 2017, which supports Access’s focused go to market strategy and accelerated growth plans.”

Selima’s current Managing Director, Wayne Blakemore, will remain with Access to support the future success of the business.

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About Access Group:

Access Group is a leading provider of fully integrated business management software. Its portfolio spans ERP, finance, HR, Payroll, recruitment, education, warehousing, business intelligence, professional service automation and manufacturing.

More than 12,000 UK businesses and not-for-profit organisations use products and services provided by Access to improve their performance, profitability and drive growth, unlocking their business potential through improved business insight.

Access Group is one of the top five fastest growing UK software developers, on-going commitment to excellence, customers and employees has also placed the company among the UK’s top employers.

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