About Us

About Us

Touchstone Underwriting is part of the Seventeen Group which was formed in 1982. The Seventeen Group is a privately owned business with a desire to build one of the UK’s leading independent insurance organisations. Touchstone Underwriting was formed in 2007 and is a long established, fully regulated MGA. 

We are pleased to advise that Touchstone Underwriting was granted Lloyd's Coverholder status on Wednesday 17 May 2017. We underwent a very extensive process ensuring that our systems and people comply with extremely high standards insisted upon by Lloyd's.

  • In 2017 and 2018, we were voted one of the nation's top rated MGAs in 'Brokers on MGAs' report by Insurance Business UK.
  • We underwrite on behalf of a range of 'A'-rated insurers including XL Catlin, Aviva, Allianz and RSA.
  • Are based in Watford, Chelmsford and the City and underwrite on behalf of 'A'-rated carriers for brokers throughout the UK.
  • Specialise in four divisions: property & commercial, travel & tour, liability & construction and hospitality & leisure. Also, we offer schemes and DUA management.
  • Provide the ability for brokers to transact online for a range of products via our Broker Portal
2017 5-star MGA 2018 5-star MGA

2017 marked our 10th Anniversary

Touchstone Underwriting has grown substantially from a small office with a team of five to a multi-million pound business specialising in four areas of commercial insurance, supporting numerous brokers.

We are proud to say that Touchstone Underwriting now celebrates a decade of success, and this would not have been possible without the support of our staff and brokers!

Our Mission is to: 

  • Provide service “on demand” (agreed service level agreements promising reliable, quality service).
  • Have an IT Platform that improves efficiency for Brokers.
  • Be known as specialists in our trade sectors.
  • Be the Brokers first choice Underwriting Agency.

Why Touchstone Underwriting?

  • A dedicated broker support team, on call whenever you need them
  • Specialist underwriters who will provide a quick, efficient and friendly service - including visits to your offices if required
  • No administration or documentation fees
  • Fast and efficient claims service

Core Values:

Professionalism & Honesty in everything we do.

Customer Service is central to our culture. We believe in putting customers at the heart of our business, and always aim for excellent customer service.

Integrity underpins the way we work, communicate and act.

Loyalty is rewarded at both customer and staff levels. We want to work with people that want to work with us.

Knowledge & Experience is what we have in abundance in all our specialisms. Easy access to our knowledgeable and experienced Underwriters is what helps differentiate ourselves from our competitors.

Teamwork is the lynch pin that makes us a great team. We are all committed to each other.

Touchstone Underwriting Limited Trading Names:

  • Touchstone Underwriting
  • Touchstone
  • TUL
  • t-u-l
  • Touchstoneuw