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Five of the Best Companies in Newcastle

Newcastle’s economy is strongly service based. The city centre hosts a thriving mix of business, retail, social and cultural activities, two universities and a strong portfolio of public services. Here are five of the highest rated employers headquartered in Newcastle according to employees*:

Hedgehog lab (Company Rating 5.0)

hedgehog lab office

Here’s what employees have to say about Hedgehog lab:

“Great place to work thanks to laid back ethos that comes from management down to the staff. Everyone works hard and as a result we’re treated like adults.” Hedgehog lab Strategist, Newcastle upon Tyne

“Exciting, challenging and varied projects doing what I love – solving everyday problems for real people by considering the bigger picture.” Hedgehog lab Designer, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Northern Gas and Power (Company Rating 4.7)

Northern gas and power

Here’s what employees have to say about Northern Gas:

“Great place to work, they are very helpful in helping you reach your goals in work and outside of work.” Northern Gas and Power Business Accounts Manager, Gateshead

“Everything that was discussed at interview is real and genuine. There isn’t another company in the North East that offiers the earning potential that NGP does.” Northern Gas and Power Business Accounts Manager, Newcastle upon Tyne.

See Open Jobs at Northern Gas

Nigel Frank International (Company Rating 4.5)

Nigel frank

Here’s what employees have to say about Nigel Frank International:

“When I joined Nigel Frank it was my last chance to make a real career for myself as I had quite a few dead-end jobs which I dreaded getting out of bed for! As soon as I started I was welcomed by everyone and encouraged to be successful through the management.” Nigel Frank International Manager, Newcastle upon Tyne.

“Brilliant co-workers! Good office atmosphere, a fun place to work!” Nigel Frank International Manager, Newcastle upon Tyne.

See Open Jobs at Nigel Frank International

Cundall (Company Rating 4.2)

Cundall Graduate Day 2014

Here’s what employees have to say about Cundall:

“Friendly staff and management. Professional outlook. Had the opportunity to work on a variety of schemes.” Cundall Engineer, Newcastle upon Tyne

“Varied workload, skilled supportive management team.” Cundall Structural Engineer, location n/a

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University of Newcastle (Company Rating 4)

university of newcastle uk office

Here’s what employees have to say about University of Newcastle:

“Good support for research grants, medium-sized institution, cost of living in the area is quite low, uni is in the centre of town and therefore easy to get to.” University of Newcastle Employee, Newcastle upon Tyne

“Time flexible, good social environment, great research team, city is very beautiful, good public transport environment.” University of Newcastle Research Assistant, Newcastle upon Tyne

See Open Jobs at University of Newcastle

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Methodology: Based on employers with an HQ in Newcastle and 10 or more reviews from employees in the UK as of 9 June, 2016. Ratings run to the thousandth but are rounded to one decimal place for reporting purposes.