Consumers can now get up-to-date news on a range of insurance providers' web sites on a new insurance search engine,

The site provides straightforward comparative data such as site ratings, whether the sites offer a panel of quotations or quotes from a single insurer, and the claims services they offer.

Among insurers included on the site are the likes of Screentrade, FirstQuote, Direct Line, Insurance City and Norwich Union.

The site currently covers four different lines of insurance product: home, motor, bike and travel.