At the heart of what we do

Our broking division comprises advisory and retail businesses and is at the heart of what we do.

The advisory business deals every day face-to-face with large corporations, organisations and SMEs with a local regional, national or international footprint from our 70 offices.

The retail business advises small businesses and specialist personal customers by phone and on-line.  

The largest managing general agent in the UK

Towergate Underwriting is the largest managing general agent in the UK.

We act as a ‘virtual insurer’ to write risks, administer policies and handle claims and renewals for our own brokers and over 4,000 external brokers.

Our broker partners benefit from the combination of underwriting expertise and the security that comes with our panel of leading insurers including household names AXA, Allianz, Aviva and RSA.

Towergate Underwriting includes our Arista, Fusion and BiBU businesses.

Insurance intermediaries with access to a range of general insurance products

Paymentshield provides housing insurance and mortgage payment protection insurance through a network of mortgage brokers.

Founded in 1992, Paymentshield is a UK based insurance provider with over 300 employees. It became part of the Towergate Group in 2006.