We still have limited spaces available on our Introduction to Bookkeeping and Introduction to Audit Courses, running this August in central London. These courses provide, through lecture and practical case studies an in depth understanding of these topics suitable for new staff beginning their professional careers. Recent feedback includes: “Excellent presentation with a thorough explanation […]
Working on an SRA Assignment used to be ‘easy’. The SRA stipulated precisely what work you had to perform and most assignments resulted in a qualified report as the solicitor had breached one of the many technical rules the SRA issued. This is no longer the case. Accountants must now consider the nature and extent […]
We have updated our Proforma Engagement Letter template and Terms of Business to comply with GDPR. For any engagement letter issued after 25 May 2018, these new templates will need to be used. If firms wish to “patch” existing letters, we also have a covering letter which can be used. All of the documents can […]
Further to guidance issued by the ICAEW regarding the position of the “Bannerman” paragraph in ISA (UK) 700 audit reports (i.e.for periods commencing on/after 17 June 2016), we have updated our example audit reports in all Manuals that include template wording. For more information, please see our TM0918 Updated Audit Report templates
We are also delighted to announce the launch of our new paperless Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) template. This has been built using CaseWare’s next generation audit software, offering all the benefits of cloud software, plus leading-edge tools enabling you to carry out assignments quicker and easier than ever before. The template allows you to: Gather […]
The ICAEW has published *Audit News 61, in which they highlight concern where auditors have assisted their clients with the preparation of their financial statements in accordance with FRS 102. Feedback from the Audit Registration Committee (“ARC”) states: “During 2017, the ARC saw a number of issues concerning the audit of accounts prepared under FRS 102; […]
We have now updated our Corporate Manuals to reflect recent developments, most importantly the triennial review of FRS 102. These Manuals reflect the requirements of FRS 102 both before and after the review and should be used for all assignments going forward. Please download these updated Manuals from our Members’ Area. Further details are provided […]
We are delighted to announce that Simon Kettlewell has been promoted to Director. Simon joined us in 2013 and quickly became a key member of the team, most recently leading our brand refresh and updated website. Over the past two years Simon has also taken responsibility for writing our flagship corporate audit manuals. Following Matthew’s […]
After nearly a quarter of a century we have now said goodbye to Matthew, who is taking a career break to go travelling. Matthew has been a key member of that HAT team for as long as many of us can remember and we are all grateful for his hard work and enthusiasm over the […]