Testimonial

When Laird begain its life in 2000, there was no Marketing department or Business Development team. We relied completely on word of mouth and recommendations to grow the business. 15 years later, whilst we have Marketing and BD, we still rely on recommendations to drive us forward. We received the following testimonial this week: I…

4 hires and 4 no-shows!

4 hires and 4 no-shows! We found ourselves recruiting for 4 positions last week due to maternity leave, promotions and increase in business so rather than interview on different days we decided to interview during a full day. We started at 8.15am and finished at 4 with a couple of no-shows in between! We were…

Is it time to increase the UK’s speed limits?

A temporary limit in the Sixties was a sound idea, but how does it stack up against today’s technology? In the middle of the swinging Sixties Lamborghini had just started making its first car, instead of tractors. Toyota had thought cars a better product than sewing machines. Our streets were filled with makes from the…

laird assessors independent automotive experts accident damage reports reconstruction criminal desktop diminution injury photography repair instructions inspection translation interpretation languages vehicle valuations united kingdom UK

New Brighton Rally Round-Up

New Brighton Rally Round-Up It’s all over for another year. Here’s a round-up from our In-House Engineer Adam on how his race with his Dad went: Just wanted to say a massive thank you for the support on this year’s New Brighton Promenade Stages Rally! We started off well on the Friday night with two…

laird assessors independent automotive experts accident damage reports reconstruction criminal desktop diminution injury photography repair instructions inspection translation interpretation languages vehicle valuations united kingdom UK

Laird sponsor Promenade Stages Rally in New Brighton

Laird sponsor Promenade Stages Rally in New Brighton We are super proud to support yet another local event! Taking place in New Brighton, Wallasey Motor Club present the Promenade Stages Rally on Kings Parade, New Brighton, including a Friday night flood lit stage, rally village, trade stands & rally car exhibitions. We have sponsored the…

Employee feedback…

The average person in the UK works 43.6 hours a week. If you don’t like what you do – that’s a long time being unhappy each week. That is why, everything we do here at Laird is done to try and ensure that our employees are happy and feel enjoyment on a daily basis. This…

Poaching our staff – flattered or mad?

Poaching our staff – flattered or mad? We have recently had reports that a number of our staff engineers are being approached by our competitors via LinkedIn – should we be mad or flattered? We absolutely choose to be flattered! We work very hard on our culture as seen at our recent summer meeting. We…

laird assessors independent automotive experts accident damage reports reconstruction criminal desktop diminution injury photography repair instructions inspection translation interpretation languages vehicle valuations united kingdom UK

Building Bridges

Building Bridges A little round-up from our Business Development Manager Leigh Jones who organised our Building Bridges challenge… Following the days roundup I wanted to expand a little on the team building exercise… Well I say expand but after being likened to Sepp Blatter I thought it wise to share what I saw. First things…

laird assessors independent automotive experts accident damage reports reconstruction criminal desktop diminution injury photography repair instructions inspection translation interpretation languages vehicle valuations united kingdom UK

Our Summer Meetng Round-Up

Summer Meeting Round-Up We came into work yesterday bursting with pride for #teamlaird following our summer meeting last week. The day was an outstanding success with everyone getting stuck in and celebrating in style in the evening! Our day started off with all the Engineers undertaking some specific training and getting to know each other…