Mazars opens a Newcastle office, its 16th in the UK

03 June 2021 Consultancy.uk 2 min. read
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Professional services firm Mazars has launched a new office in Newcastle-upon-Tyne. It is the mid-market company’s 16th presence in the UK.

Founded in Europe, Mazars is present in over 90 countries and territories, with a global network of 40,400 professionals now dedicated to helping clients make the most of business opportunities. In the UK, Mazars is among the largest firms in its sector, employing more than 2,300 people in 16 locations across the UK. It’s locales in the UK consist of Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Gloucester, Leeds, Leicester, Liverpool, London, Manchester, Milton Keynes, Nottingham, Poole, Sutton, and now Newcastle.

The firm’s latest office will be based in the Grade II-listed The Corner in the heart of Newcastle, as part of ambitious plans to expand Mazars’ team, and attract talent from the city’s vibrant business community. According to a release from the firm, the location provides a “bright, spacious and flexible working environment,” enabling Mazars to configure the space specifically for its team and clients.

Mazars opens 16th UK office in Newcastle

Mazars’ Newcastle office will be led by Managing Partner, Cameron Waddell. He noted that as the national and local economies look to bounce back from the coronavirus crisis of the last year, the launch of the new hub underscores the firm’s confidence in the continued growth of region.

Waddell added, “Our team has gone from strength to strength in recent years and, throughout the current challenging and uncertain period, has continued to deliver for clients, win new business, and seamlessly adapt to new ways of working.”

Historically, Newcastle's economy was dependent on its port. Today, however, the city's economy is diverse with major economic output in science, finance, retail, education, tourism, and nightlife. The city is one of the UK Core Cities, as well as part of the Eurocities network.

In the North East, Mazars is the leading auditors to the public sector, while it also advises clients across a range of markets and sectors. The firm is actively seeking to grow, with several current vacancies for part-qualified and qualified auditors and accountants to join its team, as well as business consultants.