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​​Founded in 2013, Palmer McCarthy has quickly become the first point of call for many employers and candidates within the security and facilities management industries.

Perhaps that’s because the company was formed by two lifetime recruitment specialists, Alan Corcoran and John Palmer, and employs a close-knit group of expert consultants and support staff who truly understand the broad and in-depth nature of this sector.

Or, perhaps it’s simply because, at the very heart of our company is the mantra that the process of recruitment shouldn’t be tiring, difficult or caught up with what happened to work best in the past. What it should be is professional, results-driven, personal, honest and innovative.

So, while we use our knowledge and expertise to fill or find that vacancy, all our clients or candidates need to know is that we will listen to what they need, look after them personally and adapt our approach to come up with the right solution every time.

With offices in London and Hertfordshire, Palmer McCarthy has been shaped on a model of ‘fun professionalism’. We support our clients (and each other) within a friendly and relaxed atmosphere but work hard to maintain our reputation for success, high standards and competency.

“When I first started in recruitment over 20 years ago, I was given advice by a wise sage of the industry which was to be yourself and people will trust, confide and buy-in to you.  This approach has helped and guided me throughout my recruitment career. When I had the opportunity to launch a new company with John Palmer, he was equally passionate that we place honesty and transparency along with a fun, professional and long-term approach at the heart of our culture”

Alan Corcoran