Aggregators to unite under trade body in push for professionalism

The price comparison sector is set to make a bold bid for greater respectability with the imminent formation of the Comparison Consortium, a trade body for aggregators.

The proposal has been formulated by new Moneyextra managing director Richard Mason in an effort to bring together the myriad of smaller comparison sites and encourage greater professionalism.

"There is no major competitor for Moneysupermarket.com and that is not healthy for them or for the sector. We need to try to bring the smalle