uGroup Leadership Team

George Girffiths

Group Managing Director

George Griffiths

George has been brought up to know the values of uGroup ever since his first involvement in our family-run business at the age of seven.

Alongside the leadership team, George is responsible for developing and executing the group 10-year strategy plan in line with our mission statement ‘to always care about getting it right’.
Julie Griffiths uGroup Manager

Group Independent Director (Quality & Compliance)

Julie Griffiths

Whether busy on an intensive care ward as an RGN or guiding uCheck as our former Director of Business Excellence, care has always been at the heart of Julie’s career.

Julie provides independent oversight and constructive challenge to the activities conducted by the leadership team to ensure quality remains at the forefront of everything we do.
Mike Griffiths uGroup Manager

Group Independent Director (Growth)

Mike Griffiths

After a decade in banking and finance, Mike founded M G Care Executive, an insurance broker which specialised in the care sector and ultimately became uCheck.

As our former Chairman, Mike has pioneered the growth of the group from a living room operation to one of the largest suppliers of technical HR solutions in the UK.
Paul Jennings

Group Head of HR and Support Services

Paul Jennings

Over the past 18 years Paul has worked with customer service, recruitment and HR teams across multiple sectors.

Paul’s focus at uGroup is to provide sound people and client support leadership, driving continual client satisfaction and ensuring that every colleague’s experience throughout their time with the organisation is aligned with our values of care, knowledge and innovation.
Caroline Bailey

Group Head of Finance

Caroline Bailey

With a career in finance spanning almost 20 years and across many industries, Caroline has brought her broad experience to the role of Group Head of Finance at uGroup.

With an eye for accuracy and a belief that strong financial reporting is key to ensuring the success of the group 10-year strategy plan, Caroline drives the finance function forward with a focus on continual improvement and relevant, timely reporting.
Paul Carthy

Group Head of Technology

Paul Carthy

As Group Head of Technology, Paul has over 20 years’ experience in the IT industry and 8 years’ experience developing in the vetting and screening sector.

He has led our developers since coming on board in 2012 and always looks for new ways to improve the customer experience that we offer across the group of companies.
Jack Lander

Group Head of Business Development

Jack Lander

Jack’s career in sales began over 10 years ago and covers multiple sectors, Jack brings this experience to his role as Group Head of Business Development.

Jack is responsible for implementing and delivering an effective ongoing sales strategy that will support and drive uGroup’s growth in line with our group 10-year strategy plan.
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