About Thistle Underwriting

Thistle Underwriting is well-known for our expertise in providing liability (and associated covers) for tradesmen, contracting, construction and other businesses and trades, including risks with non-standard features.

We are a robust and relaible partner for brokers; all of our products are backed by A rated insurers and are underwritten in-house under delegated underwriting authority by our experienced, specialist team.

Thistle Underwriting is part of Q Underwriting, so you can request quotes through our new Acturis-powered portal, Qtrade. Alternatively, all brokers have direct access to our experienced underwrers, so you can request a quote by contacting us. We are dedicated to helping you win and retain business.

Get in touch on 01902 714000 or email nb@thistleunderwriting.co.uk


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500 years+

liability underwriting experience