Limerston Capital-backed AdviserPlus Group acquires HR transformation specialist Succeed and invests in HR software platform elementsuite

  • 23rd October 2018, London / Liverpool / Watford – Limerston Capital-backed HR services group AdviserPlus, has today announced the acquisition of Succeed Consultancy and an investment in elementsuite. The new deal will build on Limerston Capital’s strategy of creating the UK’s leading data and technology-enabled HR services group, focused on improving people performance.
  • Succeed is a major provider of human capital management (HCM) solutions to large enterprise customers. Succeed has nearly 20 years advising companies on HR transformation needs and implementing leading HCM software solutions including PeopleSoft, Oracle and elementsuite.
  • elementsuite is a cloud-based HR software platform, providing a full-suite of solutions from recruitment, onboarding and learning, to core HR, scheduling and performance management to large enterprise customers.
  • Together, the deals announced today build on the existing capability of the AdviserPlus Group, which employs more than 250 HR specialists across two offices in Liverpool and Yorkshire. The new group will now provide HR solutions across the entire HR and people services operating model, from recruitment all the way through to retention and wellbeing.
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Nick Bradley, CEO of AdviserPlus said,

  • “I’m delighted that Succeed are joining the AdviserPlus Group at what is a very exciting time for both businesses. We have a very clear strategy to grow through partnership and acquisition, supported by very ambitious organic growth, and this deal allows us to offer a much broader proposition to our clients. With the additional investment in elementsuite, we now have a world-class partner from which to integrate technology, data and people expertise in a more consistent and agile way.”

Steve Elcock, CEO and Founder of Succeed added,

  • “Succeed has an excellent track record working with large UK and global organisations to deliver strategic HR transformation and implement and support HR technology solutions on Oracle and elementsuite, that underpin the employee lifecycle. There is now a great opportunity to strengthen this capability with employee relations advice, wider consultancy services, and coaching and training across areas such as mental health and people performance.”

About AdviserPlus

  • AdviserPlus is a leading provider of specialist HR services to large enterprises, focused on improving business performance through people performance, including HR technology, consulting and employee relations advisory services. AdviserPlus combines HR data analytics, technology and people expertise to help HR leaders turn people data into clear, meaningful insights; improve productivity, ER consistency, and people performance; and gain access to world-class people expertise, coaching and advice.
  • Their customers include Post Office, BMI Healthcare, AstraZeneca, United Utilities and Aldermore Bank.