According to solicitors Beachcroft, the aggregator market will either dissolve or consolidate within three years and consumers will have the choice of only a "handful of aggregators".
Howard Lickens contemplates what impact a predicted rush of purchaser-driven activity may have on the consolidation market and compares the sustainability of past and present models.
Towergate is to close three offices in Glasgow and consolidate staff in one city centre location.
Former operations manager at Woodstock Insurance Brokers, Steve Gamage, has set up a new broking service provider called Invicta Insurance Services.
Former Heath Lambert managing director, Mike Bruce, has joined Bluefin as chief development officer, responsible for underwriting and claims at the Axa-owned broker
Cullum Capital Ventures (CCV) has continued its acquisition spree with the purchase of two commercial brokers
Brokers have identified the large national players as posing the greatest threat to their business, according to new research
Hull's leading independent broker has had floods and a recession to contend with, yet it is a vibrant business that is growing strongly. Andrew Tjaardstra meets managing director and majority shareholder Rob Worrell
Stuart Reid reflects on a difficult year
Robinson Buckley maintains independence