Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Online Marketing Agencies
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  • Contact
    • Blokhaus, West Park Ring Road, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS166QG

About Search Laboratory

Search Laboratory are a digital marketing agency specialising in Pay-Per-Click (PPC), search engine optimisation (SEO), conversion optimisation and website analytics.

Founded in 2005, today the company is a truly international agency - with over 150 clients spanning 18 countries. Their clients come from a broad range of sectors including ecommerce, fashion, technology, B2B, professional services, gaming and many more.

Headquartered in Leeds and with offices in London and New York, Search Laboratory’s work centres around five core values: treat others as they would want to be treated; be open with clients; recruit and retain the best staff; be accountable at all times; and be the best.

With the aim of being a great place to work, the agency offers a wide range of benefits and employee engagement initiatives spanning wellbeing, personal development, team building, CSR, and more.

The company is led by CEO and founder Ian Harris, who cares deeply about doing the right thing for colleagues and ensures he never takes himself too seriously.

What is it like to work for Search Laboratory

Senior managers at Search Laboratory live and breathe the company values. They make sure they treat others as they would expect to be treated and, as such, strive to ensure employees feel listened to, respected and looked after.
Search Laboratory recently ran a ‘wellbeing week’, where expert speakers gave talks on a range of topics, such as mindfulness, emotional resilience, nutrition, cognitive behavioural therapy and more. Just a few of the other wellbeing-related benefits on offer include free gym access, a healthcare cash plan and a quiet room where staff can go to unwind.
Giving Something Back
Giving Something Back
The company’s aim is to support local charities who will benefit most, not only through fundraising activities, but also from their digital expertise, which they offer free of charge. Services have included building charities’ websites and providing social media training.

Learn more about the 8 factors of workplace engagement here


  • Gym

    companies offering either free gym/ sports facilities or offering subsidised gym membership for all employees

  • Maternity

    At least 10 weeks’ full pay or generous alternative

  • Development

    Companies who provide support for non-work related training

Company Statistics

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  • Male : Female:

    54% / 46%

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