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Hat Group - Compliance, Training, Recruitment for Accountants

The HAT Group provides training, recruitment and compliance services to accountancy firms.

We are made up of a consortium of over 60 UK-based firms, and offer tailored training for new recruits as well as Continuing Professional Development (CPD) for experienced accountants.

Our far-reaching recruitment services mean we are well placed to source, select and place the best recruits for our members across the UK.

We also provide compliance services to our members, covering audit, financial reporting, practice management and related issues to ensure they are delivering fully compliant services to their clients and regulators.

Whether you are a two-partner firm or mid-sized business, our aim is to help you provide the best possible service to your clients.

Upcoming Training CoursesVenueDateSubmit
Introduction to Auditing London 22-26 August 2016
A Practical Introduction to UK GAAP London 14-16 September 2016
FRS 102 – What does it mean for me? HAT office 27 September 2016
Small Company Reporting HAT office 13 December 2016
FRS 102 s1A & FRS 105

We've updated our disclosure checklists to cover FRS 102 section 1A for small companies and FRS 105 for micro entities. Members can access these via our members' area. If you don't have access but are interested please contact us.... Read More

Updated Guidance for SRA Accounts Rules

The changes made by the SRA to the scope of Reporting Accountant’s work are having a more significant impact than expected. We've updated our Manual to emphasise the work you need to perform and when you can reduce work. Log in to ac... Read More

FRS102 Assistence

Many firms are now completing FRS 102 assignments. Firms are already reporting the following problems to us: - Unfamiliarity with the standard and the disclosures commonly required, which is resulting in significant additional revie... Read More

Hedge Accounting

FRS 102 formally introduces the concept of hedge accounting into UK GAAP. Whilst this is optional, and will not be of interest to most clients, it is worth understanding the basics. We've prepared a summary which can be accessed throug... Read More

Explaining Changes for Small Companies

There are major changes to financial reporting requirements for small companies periods commencing 1 January 2016. We have drafted a letter explaining this to your clients, which can be purchased for £95 (members) £125 non-members. F... Read More

Flexible Meeting Facilities Available

Our meeting rooms in our central London office are now available for member firms and others to use. These can provide a convenient location to meet clients or conduct small training seminars. Prices which include tea/coffee and biscui... Read More