Sheffield cloud services provider snapped up by Access Group

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Selima Limited, the cloud-based workforce management software and managed payroll services provider, has been a acquired by The Access Group.

Access said the accusations bolsters its 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.

In 2016, Selima posted revenues of £5 million. It 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 Grou.

He added: “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.