Platform 1 Recruitment Group

Your Trusted Partner in Global Recruitment, Empowering Your Success.

Whether you’re in Audit & Risk, Legal & Compliance, or Tax & Treasury, we provide unparalleled expertise and global reach to connect you with the perfect candidates.


With over two decades of experience, we’ve recruited thousands of audit and risk professionals into FTSE 100/250, Euro 250, and Fortune 500 companies, professional services firms, and financial institutions across the globe.


Specialists in recruiters within legal and compliance professionals, recruiting for businesses globally, including professional services firms, financial institutions, and Fortune 500 companies.

Representing top talent from part-qualified to partner level, matching them with organisations from Big 4 and Top 10 practice firms to Top 50 and specialist/boutique advisory firms.

Welcome to Platform 1 Recruitment

Platform 1 is made up of three distinct brands, collectively offering a comprehensive array of specialised recruitment solutions spanning Audit & Risk, Legal & Compliance, and Tax & Treasury.

Since our launch, we’ve built a team of knowledgeable recruiters who have not only solidified our position as a cornerstone in the market but have earned the trust and recognition of clients and candidates alike.

Today, we stand tall as one of the largest and most esteemed professional services recruitment.

Our industry renowned Audit and Risk recruitment brand, credited with recruiting thousands of top-tier professionals for global companies and institutions.

Our dedicated Legal and Compliance recruitment team, specialising in connecting global organisations with the world-class talent.
Our highly respected Tax and Treasury recruitment division, dedicated to helping international companies attract and secure skilled professionals.

Meet our Founders

Founded by industry icons Craig Longland and Marcus Panton in 2014, we’ve assembled a team of expert recruiters who have established us as a market cornerstone, earning the trust and recognition of both clients, candidates and solidifying our reputation.

Craig Longland

Global Director

Craig’s experience and specialism in the Audit and Risk Market has made him one of the leading subject matter recruitment experts across the FTSE 100/250 and Fortune 500, as well as the Public Practice space globally.

Marcus Panton

Global Director

Over 10 years, Marcus grew the Audit & Risk division of a multinational recruitment company into one of the largest specialist internal audit recruiters in Europe, with clients in Industry, Financial Services and Practice. In 2014, Marcus partnered with Craig to launch The Audit & Risk Recruitment Company (ARRC).

Join our Team

If you’re driven by providing an exceptional recruitment service for your clients and candidates that sets you apart from other recruiters, we’d love to hear from you!

Visit our careers page to find out more about life at Platform 1.