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About Us

Our mission, values and vision.

Who is Chris Knott Insurance?

We are an independent insurance broker based in Hastings, East Sussex. Founded in 1983, we pride ourselves on providing expert support and advice for both personal and commercial protection, in addition to giving our clients the quality service they deserve.

Our vision

When we started, we had a vision. We wanted to work with individuals, businesses and affinity groups across the UK, building strong and long-term relationships with our clients, car clubs, churches, charities and community groups.

To achieve this goal, we made it our mission to:

  • Develop mutually valuable and sustainable partnerships.
  • Create innovative channels of income
  • Deliver benefits, service and support
  • Maintain compliance with our legal obligations.

Our values

Our values have always directed all our business operations and it remains important to us today that everyone within Chris Knott Insurance supports them.

Our values are to:

  • Maintain an ethical approach in all our partnerships.
  • Provide a personal service at all times.
  • Continue to develop and apply specialist knowledge.
  • Conduct all activities among our stakeholders with understanding and empathy.

Our values

Our values have always directed all our business operations and it remains important to us today that everyone within Chris Knott Insurance supports them.

Our values are to:

  • Maintain an ethical approach in all our partnerships.
  • Provide a personal service at all times.
  • Continue to develop and apply specialist knowledge.
  • Conduct all activities among our stakeholders with understanding and empathy.

Our Story

 

1983

In our foundation year, we began by offering schemes to Car Owners Clubs and other affinity groups, offering them tailored insurance solutions.

2001

We acquired the client bank of Sovereign Insurance Services, which gave us our first foray into Church Insurance and Charity Insurance.

2002-2003

We acquired Westbury Insurance Services, Nicklin Insurance and En Route Insurance.

2004

Our founder, Chris Knott, stepped away from the business to devote himself toward charitable work.

2010

We moved our staff of 30 people to larger premises in Hastings – our home ever since!

2020

Took on schemes for Canine Insurance, Allotment Insurance and Imaging Insurance from an insurance partner.

2022

Still going strong, we modernised our branding and launched a brand-new website to better showcase the work we do.

Find the insurance you need

Whether you are an individual, business or not-for-profit organisation looking for comprehensive insurance protection, Chris Knott Insurance can help.

Get in contact with us today or explore our website for Personal Insurance, Commercial Insurance and Specialised Insurance.