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Sirius announces partnership with Assureweb

Sirius has announced the integration of its Swift product with Assureweb aimed at saving advisers time and reducing errors in the production of quotes and submitting new business.
The insurance technology provider says the partnership will be phased in this year and demonstrates its commitment to supporting the industry goal of straight through processing.
It says Swift users will also benefit from a new range of services from Assureweb to benefit users in areas such as lead generation, re-broking and client review preparation.
Sirius managing director insurance division Phil Race says: “This agreement moves the principle of straight trough processing to the next level with Assurewebs ability to add even greater value to the lead generation and servicing areas of our clients business.”


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