- Chris Knott Insurance founded.
1993 - Incorporation as a Limited company.
2001 - Chris Knott Insurance acquires the client bank of Brighton based
Sovereign Insurance Services. This acquisition gives Chris Knott
Insurance its first taste of Church & Charity Insurance –
something that continues to be an area of focus today.
- the company is approached by Buckinghamshire brokers Westbury
Insurance Services with a view to sale. This purchase sees Neil Franklin
join the Chris Knott board.
that same year, Chris Knott Insurance becomes aware of another broker who
is looking to sell. Nicklin Insurance is purchased in 2002,
consolidating Chris Knott’s local client business.
2003 - The client bank of disability specialist, En Route
Insurance, is acquired and Chris Knott Insurance retains the brand.
- Chris Knott himself is becoming more and more involved in
charitable work in Malawi and he
decides to devote himself 100% to his charity. The remaining
board members, Alison Acland, Peter Cutler and Neil Franklin, purchase
the business in a Management Buy-Out.
2010 - Chris Knott Insurance moves to larger, more modern
premises in Hastings. With a staff of over 30, the company seeks to grow
its client base and encourage existing clients to bring additional
From a starting point offering schemes to Car Owners
Clubs, the emphasis has always been on providing tailored insurance
solutions to affinity groups. By focusing on niche markets, Chris Knott
Insurance has built some very worthwhile schemes, backed by some of the UK's leading
Insurers and Lloyds Syndicates
With a commitment to individual service, treating
customers fairly and ensuring high client retention it is no wonder that
Chris Knott Insurance is the 'Broker of Choice' for so many.