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HAT Group, making accountants count


HAT Group - strength in numbers

Becoming a member of the HAT Group gives you access to the brightest new recruits, first-class training and CPD courses for the experienced accountant.

We offer a range of packages that will suit any size of practice.

Services for main members

These packages are designed for larger practices, typically with multiple partners.

Option 1 – Full Membership on a Trainable Head Basis Option 2 - Full Membership on a Trainable Head Basis (excluding Recruitment) Option 3 – Membership – per office charge
£1,040 pa* + VAT £832 pa* + VAT From £2,175 per office pa + VAT
All HAT Manuals
Access to our helpline
Quarterly visits with a 90 minute technical update -
Preliminary QAD visit assistance
Six monthly file reviews -
Bi-monthly technical newsletters
Six monthly student reviews -
Copy of Quarterly technical update course notes
Administration of discounted student training
Discounts on all other HAT services
Graduate and AAT recruitment - -

* per trainable head per annum. A trainable head includes all partners irrespective of their role and all staff who work on audit and accountancy assignments. Please note the minimum number of 'trainable heads' per firm on this scheme is 6.

Services for general practitioners

These packages are designed for sole principal practices. Where practices have more than one partner, please contact us to discuss your options.

MEMBERSHIP PACKAGE Gold Silver Bronze Non-Audit
ANNUAL FEE (EXCL VAT) £2,085 £1,425 £995 £945
HAT Corporate Audit Manual -
HAT Groups Manual - - -
HAT Non-Audit Manual
HAT Compliance Manual (AML, PA, Audit Procedures)1
Access to our helpline
Two quality control audit file reviews per year2 - - -
One quality control audit file reviews per year2 - - -
One non-audit file or one financial statements review per year - -
Bi-monthly technical newsletters
Preliminary regulatory visit assistance3
Copy of Quarterly technical update course notes
Discounts on all other HAT services.


  1. The Audit Procedures element is not included in the Non-Audit package.
  2. Assumed to be FRS 102 standalone entities. Supplements will be chargeable if large/ IFRS/ Consolidated.
  3. Up to 30 minutes by telephone. Additional time and all post visit assistance (e.g. review of action plan) is chargeable at our standard hourly rate.
  4. The packages above can be tailored to suit the practice. For instance, the Corporate Audit Manual can be swapped for the Charities Manual if the practice only has charity audit clients.
  5. Gold package members can benefit from a “Manual Pack”, which can include up to 5 additional HAT manuals for a supplementary annual fee of £175 plus VAT.

We will also able to provide any services to non-members without an annual fee. Contact us for further details.