Financial analyst Datamonitor has revamped its website and will relaunch in September. The key difference will be an improved search facility. The site can be accessed on<./a>

The analyst is also set to publish four reports in September and October.

The first looks at commercial broking and charts the rise of large provincial brokers such as Smart & Cook.

It also sees brokers increasingly using advising clients on risk management as a way of differentiating themselves from direct sellers and rival brokers.

The second report looks at claims management and the two in October will look at commercial lines of cover and niche lines.

A new financial services portfolio is also due out in the autumn. This will look at banking, pensions, general insurance, cards and payments, e-commerce and wealth management.