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JCS links with Assureweb

JCS, an IFA software houses, has integrated with Assureweb’s quotation system.

The Assureweb quote engine will give JCS customers access to more than 150 products from 35 leading providers, displaying provider-specific quotes on term and critical illness, mortgage protection, income protection, investment bonds, personal and stakeholder pensions, annuities, and pension term assurance at the touch of a button.

Stephen Wynne-Jones, director of sales and marketing at Assureweb, says:
“Our strategy is to embed Assureweb within the heart of the leading intermediary systems and we are therefore pleased to integrate our award-winning quotation service with JCS.

“We are confident that this will make the users’ lives as intermediaries easier; helping to improve efficiency and, in turn, enabling their businesses to become more profitable.”

Barry Pitfield, managing director of JCS, says: “We are delighted to announce this initiative with Assureweb, which continues our drive towards fully integrated, e-business enabled software.

“We believe that full integration with Assureweb will be far more effective than current pre-population or re-population to and from portals, and will provide significant time savings for our clients.”

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