Laird Assessors join Industry Insights, the leading name in business consultancy services within the automotive and motor insurance sectors as Associate Engineering Partner.
Laird Assessors are the UK’s leading and award-winning independent vehicle experts serving the entire UK from a head office in Heswall on the Wirral, providing a suite of market-leading services ranging from accident damage reports and post-repair inspections, to accident reconstruction, witness statement and criminal reports.
Laird are the go-to business for expert engineering services and join 18 existing Connected Solutions Partners to deliver outstanding results for insurers, fleets, networks and mobility providers.
Collectively, the Connected Solutions businesses offer a ‘one stop shop’ or a modular solution that removes frictional costs, heat, politics, and inefficiencies from traditional supply chain models. Laird Assessors – the leading independent automotive experts in the UK, providing a range of bespoke and smart solutions to the industry – such as clever automation and Artificial Intelligence (AI) – are a perfect fit within the Connected Solutions ecosystem.
Laird Assessors have also become Gold Corporate Partners to Trend Tracker, Industry Insight’s rapidly growing data and trends business. Trend Tracker, now supported by Laird Assessors, has seen continued demand for its live market data tracking and insight; with monthly reports being a critical source of information, as well as the comprehensive ‘UK Motor Claims and Body Repair Report 2022-2023’. There has been a significant growth in subscriptions from leading insurers (80% of insurer market by GWP) and many of the leading repair networks and major service providers.
Welcoming Laird Assessors on board, Industry Insights’ Director, Steve Thompson, said:
“I have watched Laird Assessors growth from a distance and have been extremely impressed by the way they go about their business and further more the way they have embraced technology exceeds the norm in the space they operate. They are a great fit for us and our Connected Solutions proposition, they will fit very well in our family of market leading businesses”
Nik Ellis, MD of Laird Assessors, added:
“We are thrilled and delighted to join forces with Industry Insights. This partnership opens up an incredible opportunity for us to network and collaborate with a diverse range of talented individuals. We are truly excited to embark on this journey of growth and development, as we engage with new perspectives, ideas, and expertise. Together, we aim to create a powerful synergy that will propel us to new heights in our industry.”