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Why we chose Newcastle over London for a European cybersecurity HQ

Arctic Wolf picks Newcastle over London for headquarters
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For an American company looking to set up a UK or European headquarters, London is usually at the top of the list. But in recent years, many companies have been relocating or launching in UK regions outside of the capital in locations such as Oxford, Cambridge and Cardiff.

At Arctic Wolf, we chose Newcastle for our EMEA headquarters to tap into the North East region’s growing pool of world-class cybersecurity and technology talent.

Newcastle and the North East region has become a hotbed of tech talent and one of the fastest-growing regions for technology-specific jobs, boasting 1,300 opportunities at the end of 2021.

With hybrid working models reducing the need for workers to be based in London, the North East and other regions have quickly established themselves as real hubs for leading technology firms looking to set up shop outside of the capital....