NE-based tech agency opens new workplace that helps its bold progress plans, sustainability targets and method to hybrid working
13 Could 2022 – Software program consultancy Scott Logic opened its new Newcastle HQ at a launch get together final evening within the Lumen, one of many flagship buildings in Newcastle Helix. It plans to recruit 200 extra individuals in Newcastle as a part of bold progress plans over the subsequent few years.
Scott Logic employs greater than 400 individuals throughout its six UK places of work, offering a spread of know-how providers to organisations such because the Scottish Authorities, the Division for Work and Pensions and NatWest Group. Based in 2005, Scott Logic has all the time been headquartered in Newcastle and the brand new HQ helps Scott Logic’s long-term progress plans, deal with sustainability and units the corporate up for a brand new period of hybrid working.
“Scott Logic has all the time been about integrating with the communities round us and having an affect past our core enterprise,” stated Steve Foreshew-Cain, CEO, Scott Logic. “We’re embedded inside North East communities and dedicated to future expertise improvement, from shut ties with Newcastle College and Durham College, the place we fund scholarships for college students from deprived backgrounds, to the continued enlargement of our graduate hiring programme in Newcastle.”
Newcastle Helix is a state-of-the-art city-centre quarter designed particularly for science and know-how companies and with a deal with sustainability. The Lumen is a constructing with an EPC A ranking, and it achieves the LETI 2025 goal of entire lifecycle embodied carbon. It gives in depth amenities to assist biking into work, with heating, cooling and electrical energy provided by the modern District Vitality Centre.
“Now we have places everywhere in the UK, however our HQ will all the time be in Newcastle,” stated Gary Scott, chairman and founder, Scott Logic. “It’s essential to us to stay an energetic participant within the North East neighborhood, and I can’t consider a greater place than Newcastle Helix for us to be primarily based as we proceed our progress over the approaching years. The Lumen’s inexperienced credentials additionally match completely with our Internet Zero commitments, so it appears like the proper HQ for Scott Logic.”
Scott Logic is without doubt one of the prime 100 companies within the North East and has been on a pointy progress curve over the previous few years, demonstrated by its opening new places of work in Leeds and Glasgow previously 12 months.
“Scott Logic is a pioneering Newcastle know-how enterprise and precisely the kind of organisation we need to be part of the rising neighborhood at Newcastle Helix,” stated Cllr Nick Kemp, Chief elect of Newcastle Metropolis Council. “Town has a wealthy heritage in tech and is filled with the expertise required to drive additional progress. Creating areas like this can solely assist Newcastle’s tech and enterprise communities even additional.”
Scott Logic’s new workplace is designed for the fashionable tech employee and hybrid working. There’s a considerably completely different ratio between desks, collaboration amenities, and socialising areas, all designed for specific functions, from 1:1s, interviews and calls, to staff working and collaborative workshops.
“The pandemic has modified how all of us work eternally,” continued Steve Foreshew-Cain. “The Lumen readies us for a brand new period of hybrid working. Our area has been designed to get most worth from in-person interactions, and other people select the area that most closely fits their wants for that day. We shall be welcoming extra individuals into our enterprise within the coming years and we need to present a working setting that works for everybody.”