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Hat Group - Compliance, Training, Recruitment for Accountants

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

We are a consortium of over 60 UK-based firms, as well as acting for over 200 sole practitioners, and offer a range of services from training for new recruits to bespoke consultancy services for established companies.

Through our far-reaching recruitment service we are well placed to source, select and place the best recruits with our members across the UK.

Our in-house training courses are designed for people at the start of their career as well as those continuing their professional development or needing to learn about a specific subject.

Our advisory services include compliance checking for our members to ensure they are delivering fully legal services to their clients and regulators, a free technical helpline for queries members have about audits and accountancy, and a bespoke consultancy service for firms to make sure they are efficient and sustainable.

Whether you are a two-partner firm or mid-sized business, the HAT Group will help you provide the best possible service to your clients.


Government proposals on restoring trust in audit

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) have issued their proposals on reform of the audit market. The proposals pick up on

Updated audit methodology resources

We have recently released bite-size “on demand” training covering how to use the HAT audit methodology. We have also updated our Mann of Moorgate example working papers to conform with the updated methodology that applies for accounting periods commencing on.after 15 December 2019.


Both of these resources can be found in the new “HAT Audit Methodology – an introduction for new users” folder in the Members Area of the website, which can be accessed by clicking on the “Read more” link below