North Park Computer Services Ltd was formed by Bradford Pennine Insurance to provide software to insurance brokers. Policy Master was also launched the same year.
Polaris was conceived out of a Ra technology pilot between North Park, Eagle Star and Sun Alliance.
Keychoice was founded — an insurance distribution group offering enhanced trading solutions to brokers. Learn more about Keychoice at www.keychoice.com.
CSC Ra won the IIB Best Broker Software House award for a second consecutive year.
We were winners of the IIB Best Software Innovative Product award for Gilt Edge in 1997, for Advantage in 1998 and again in 1999 for Commercial Lines Electronic Office.
Sirius Financial Solutions plc was launched.
Software Solutions Partners was formed when CSC’s Retail Insurance Division was acquired by an experienced management buy-in team of ex-CSC executives.
Irish software provider Bitsys was acquired.
S21 launched — Sirius’s broking software.
Sirius Financial Solutions plc was acquired and the new enlarged company was rebranded as SSP.
African INSURE/90 insurer systems business and assets acquired from CSC.
SSP Pure Broking was launched — a comprehensive front and back-office solution enhancing efficiency, control, productivity and customer service through sophisticated automation.
Australian insurance systems specialist Koukia Pty Ltd was acquired, accelerating investment in the InsureJ (now SSP Select Insurance) product range.
Asia Pacific INSURE/90 insurer systems business acquired from CSC.
SSP Payment Hub launched.
SSP Verify launched — a simple to use and sophisticated fraud detection solution that helps identify potentially fraudulent behaviour on motor insurance applications pre-inception, across all channels in real time.
SSP won the Innovation and Emerging Technologies category at the Celent Model Insurer Asia Awards with QBE Insurance Box.
SSP Intelligent Quotes Hub launched — a centralised product rating, pricing and quotation solution that delivers accurate quotes in real-time, making use of data from a variety of sources to optimise prices.
SSP won the inaugural Tech & Innovation Award for E-trading Initiative of the Year for SSP Verify.
SSP and Legal & General won a Digital and InsurTech Award for SmartQuote.
SSP Adviser launched — our web-based client and policy management solution for financial advisers, servicing thousands of users and millions of business transactions.
SSP Engagement Centre and SSP Customer Communications Management developed.
Endsleigh Insurance Services entered into a five-year contract for the provision of SSP Broking to support its strategy and growth, going live with SSP’s core broking solution.
Through our partnership with Amazon Web Services (AWS), we put industry-leading cloud technology at the core of our infrastructure, facilitating improvements in engineering and infrastructure processes, whilst reinforcing security to safeguard clients’ critical data.
Leading UK insurer LV= integrated SSP Intelligent Quotes Hub and SSP Verify with its policy administration system for unified dynamic rating and counter-fraud capabilities across its direct distribution channel.
2019 marks the 25th anniversary of Keychoice, SSP’s distribution group. Keychoice has come a long way since 1994 when it was launched at the Ra Group offices in Halesowen, in the West Midlands.
Zurich became the fifth leading UK insurer to go live with SSP Intelligent Quotes Hub to provide insurer hosted pricing for part of its business.