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Tuesday 25 July, 2006

Access Intelligence

Notice of Interim Results

Access Intelligence PLC
25 July 2006


FOR RELEASE                         7.00AM                        25 July 2006



                            ACCESS INTELLIGENCE PLC

                      ('Access Intelligence' or 'the Group')

 'An acquisition led support services Group which is starting to deliver strong
                                organic growth'


                          INTERIM RESULTS ANNOUNCEMENT


                             TUESDAY, 1 AUGUST 2006



Access Intelligence will be announcing results for the year ended 31 May 2006 on
Tuesday, 1 August 2006. On the day, the Group will be holding an analysts'
meeting, the details of which are as follows:


Date: Tuesday, 1 August 2006

Time: 12.15 pm for 12.30 pm

Venue: Corporate Synergy
       30 Old Broad Street
       London, EC2N 1HT


Jeremy Hamer (Chairman), Brendan Austin (Chief Executive) and Colin Davies
(Finance Director) of Access Intelligence will be at the presentation.



Contacts:

Cubitt Consulting                                   020 7367 5100

Brian Coleman-Smith / Allison Reid / Nia Thomas


Background Note

Who are we and what do we do?

Access Intelligence is a group of companies delivering a range of software and 
computer based services which have strong legislative business drivers and are
critical services to private and public sector organisations.  The team of 
directors, Jeremy Hamer, Brendan Austin, Colin Davies, Ian Savage and 
Alwin Thompson, has extensive experience in making successful acquisitions while 
simultaneously driving organic growth: in less than two years since flotation, 
Access Intelligence has acquired and successfully integrated five businesses.




The Group Today

Today, Access Intelligence is a software and computer services based business, 
providing critical services which have strong legislative business drivers, to 
both public and private sectors.

The business has three divisions:

Data backup and recovery

    •Online and offline storage and retrieval
    •High availability systems

Compliance based software and services

    •sourcing and procurement software for both buyers and suppliers
     in industry and local government
    •e-tendering and contract/supplier management systems

Information and marketing services

    •electronic news and current awareness digests of Government initiatives,
     policies and finance affecting business, and the public sector.
    •digital marketing services and business development support;

The Business Model

The majority of the Group's income is derived from repeat revenues delivered 
through recurring contracts ranging between one and five years in duration. 
This model provides excellent visibility of future revenues and ought, with 
effective customer retention, to generate outstanding gross margins over the 
longer term.


The Strategy for Growth

The strategy is to acquire businesses which have good management and high growth 
potential that fit the revenue model while, at the same time, adding value to 
the Group's existing services.

The businesses acquired will have substantial autonomy to develop within budgets 
agreed with the Group Chief Executive and Finance Director, whilst benefiting 
from the experience and cross selling opportunities provided by being part of an 
expanding group of companies.

At this stage in development, the Group's Executive Team which is based in York, 
will be kept to a maximum of three people, including support staff. The 
non-executive directors will continue to be involved in sourcing and evaluating 
potential acquisitions and monitoring the performance of the Group.



              


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