Ellipse and employee benefit consultants Johnson Fleming are targeting auto-enrolment clients with the launch of a digital group risk quotation system.
After a joint systems development project, quotes for group life, group critical illness and Sick Pay Complete (Ellipse's group income protection product) will be generated automatically based on the auto-enrolment data held by Johnson Fleming.
Quotes are client specific, based on their membership data and industry type, with two benefit variations generated for each product.
By linking systems, quotes are automatically generated with no manual input required from Johnson Fleming's advice team.
The quoting system is now live and in use for all SME clients signing up to Johnson Fleming's auto-enrolment services.
A range of 3 solutions are available, each designed to fit a client's business, budget and time constraints, while reducing the risk of non-compliance.
John Ritchie, CEO of Ellipse [pictured] said: "Auto-enrolment presents opportunities and challenges for advisers. While the thousands of small employers being introduced to workplace benefits for the first time present obvious opportunities, digital processes are essential for advisers to cost-effectively service this segment.
"We know that many employers overestimate the cost of group risk cover, so being able to provide accurate, competitive quotes specific to each employer allows us to demonstrate the value and increase the likelihood of take-up."
Iain Chadwick, consultancy director at Johnson Fleming added "The automation that we've achieved with Ellipse is really important to Johnson Fleming, as it allows us to focus on providing cost effective protection and benefits service at excellent value to our clients.
"By taking cost out of this stage of arranging benefits we can still provide great support and service to smaller businesses not currently served by the market."