Chief executive Steve Marshall started this Hampshire business in 2009 as a team of four people selling financial protection over the phone. Today, Reassured claims to be the UK’s largest life insurance broker, with seven offices nationwide. It has sold policies to more than a million protected customers since it was launched. Marshall attributes much of the success to a focus on customer service, but the business also prioritises staff satisfaction – it has featured in the Sunday Times Top 100 Companies to Work For list for the last seven years.