Our Contractors Combined Video Mini-Series

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We have launched a Video Mini-Series on our Contractors Combined product, designed for large construction risks with a turnover of £2.5m+ and high-risk contracting trades of any size! First, we spoke to Operations Manager Stuart Morris, who tells us about the product, some fantastic extensions and introduces us to the Thistle Leeds team. Next up, we spoke to Daniel Storr, … Read More

Join our Webinar “The Changing Face of Construction… an Underwriters Perspective”

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Thistle Underwriting are well-known for their expertise in liability and associated covers for tradesman, contractors and much more. But did you know that their established Leeds-based Construction team specialise in large construction and high-risk contractors? The Leeds-based team are focused on servicing brokers’ construction clients with a turnover of £2.5m+ and high-risk contracting trades up to £5m turnover (with no … Read More

Our new Legal Expenses add-on cover

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With the potential for legal disputes to be catastrophic for professionals and businesses, you can now add Legal Expenses cover to your Thistle Underwriting policy. Our cover provides qualified legal advice to avoid litigation and representation throughout a case when necessary. Specialist underwriters and lawyers have created products tailored to Thistle Underwriting’s product range including Construction, Tradesman, Land and Property … Read More

Win Amazon Vouchers on Qtrade!

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Want to be in with a chance of winning Amazon vouchers for your brokerage? Submit at least 20 quote requests via the portal before the 30th June and your brokerage will be entered into a prize draw to win a set of five £50 Amazon Vouchers! Head over to Qtrade to get started! Qtrade.Qunderwriting.com Find out more and request your … Read More

Policyholder Financial Difficulty due to Coronavirus

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If, as a result of coronavirus (COVID-19), a client of yours is experiencing temporary financial difficulties and/or may have difficulty with future premium payments, there may be measures that we can take to assist them at this time. Please contact us on behalf of your client to discuss.

In the Spotlight: Construction and COVID-19

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We sat down (virtually!) with Daniel Storr to talk about the construction sector and the impact of COVID-19 on operations, insurance and risk management. Plus, Daniel explains what brokers can do to support construction clients as we adapt to ‘the new normal’ after the Coronavirus pandemic.

Lapsed Renewals Offer for Brokers

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We’re pleased to offer brokers the opportunity to win back lapsed business by honouring our 2020 renewal terms for liability and CAR policies which lapsed between 01 March 2020 and 31 May 2020, subject to certain criteria… Max premium £1,000 Reinstatement / policy inception to take place before 01 June 2020 No changes in business activities, financial estimates, cover or statements … Read More

Construction & Contract Site (Shut Down) Guidance

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If, as a result of Covid-19, Construction/Contract sites need to be shut down we expect our policyholders to leave their sites safe and secure. Please see the below guidance and reminders of relevant Policy requirements/clauses (in bold): Plant Security remove tools and plant from site wherever possible. For items which remain on site please remember Endorsement CAR 10 – unattended … Read More

Cover for your Construction clients

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Niche construction products are our specialism, and it’s been that way since 1987. Thistle Underwriting is a robust and reliable partner for brokers, and we’re backed by A rated insurers, with delegated authority and in-house underwriting. Is Contractors Combined right for my client? This product is designed for construction or contracting businesses with an annual turnover which exceeds £2.5 million … Read More

How our Tradesman & Professionals Product Works for Your Clients

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Thistle Underwriting have been providing our brokers with specialist liability products for tradespeople since 1987. We’re backed by A rated insurers and our specialist Tradesman and Professionals product is underwritten in-house under delegated authority by our experienced underwriters. Who is Tradesman & Professionals suitable for? Our Tradesman and Professionals product is suitable for liability and construction businesses where the Annual … Read More