1. Premium handled is the approximate amount of eligible business, to the nearest £1m, handled by the broker as at 30 June 2006. It includes the annualised premium of any business recently acquired.
2. Eligible business is UK-based commercial and retail business excluding private medical insurance, wholesale and business obtained from other brokers.
3. Eligible brokers are brokers dealing direct with clients with more than 50% being commercial; it excludes international and personal lines