The Access Group appoints Charles Butterworth
as Managing Director, Access People Division

Jan 31 , 2021

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Charles Butterworth, MD of Access People Division
The Access Group, a leading business solutions and software provider for mid to large-sized organisations today announced the appointment of Charles Butterworth as Managing Director of its Access People division.

Butterworth is a senior business executive with over 24 years’ experience in the technology, telecommunications and investment banking sectors, including 13 years’ experience at MD and CEO level. As MD of Access People, he will lead the Access Group’s human resources, payroll, learning & development and compliance teams and solutions. Butterworth’s role will include further integration of recent company acquisitions into the Access People business for the benefit of customers, partners and employees.

“I am delighted to be joining The Access Group at such an exciting time in the development of the business,” said Butterworth. “The team at Access and the capabilities of the Access People division are world class and I am particularly impressed by the opportunities for the business in the years ahead.”

In his most recent executive role, Butterworth was managing director, Experian UK & Ireland and EMEA. His responsibilities extended across all the data, analytics and software business of Experian in this region.

“I’m excited that Charles will lead our People division,” said Chris Bayne, CEO at The Access Group. “Charles brings exceptional experience in growing ambitious organisations and is an accomplished leader of large teams across multiple locations and disciplines.”

About The Access Group

The Access Group is a leading provider of business management software to mid-sized UK organisations. It helps more than 35,000 customers across commercial and not-for-profit sectors become more productive and efficient. Its innovative Access Workspace cloud solutions transform the way business software is used, giving every employee the freedom to do more.

Founded in 1991, The Access Group employs more than 3000 staff. For more information about The Access Group, visit

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