Access Group on the acquisition trail with Microdec

Software provider The Access Group has acquired CRM software supplier Microdec.

According to a statement from Access, through the addition of Microdec’s 550 customers, Access will now support over 25,000 users.

Commenting on the deal, Microdec CEO and founder Clive Seagers, who is stepping back from the business to concentrate on his other ventures, said: “With Access’ expertise in recruitment, customer-centric culture and track record in helping businesses, our clients will be in safe hands. The company is also well placed to offer additional scale, support and new opportunities to further improve productivity and efficiency for our customers.”

Paul Vogel, managing director for Access’ recruitment division, added: “We are excited to welcome Microdec into the Access family and look forward to deepening our relationship with Microdec customers over coming months and years and further supporting their business.”

Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Access also recently announced the launch of Access Workspace – a new platform that brings together all departments across a recruitment business, from sales, finance, HR, IT and compliance aimed at improving efficiency, productivity and collaboration.

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