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We would hope that all audits carried out by all registered auditors are as reliable as each other.  Generally, experience confirms this.  The question might therefore be rephrased as: “Do some audits offer better value for money than others?”Read more

By taking some simple measures throughout the year, you can ensure that your annual audit is as seamless and effortless as possible.Read more

The truthful answer is, maybe.  An auditor is there as an independent person to give a statutory report.  In doing so, it has been said that an auditor has many roles:Read more

Our audit teams, led always by a Principal called a “Senior Statutory Auditor”, delve into all the dirty and clean linen of a company.Read more

As an audit is a statutory process, it involves us carrying out some work you may think has limited benefit to you, but is actually a legal requirement.Read more

Certainly you can.  In fact, we actively encourage clients which are exempt from audit to seek assurance from us on the areas that matter to them. Read more

At Hillier Hopkins we think that an audit is also that moment when an independent expert has the chance to look at your company, its performance, and to discuss the accounts with you.Read more

Audits were invented to protect the reader of accounts so that they could be confident that an independent expert had looked at the accounts and confirmed that they give a true and fair view of the financial position and profits and losses of a company. Read more

Every company is required to produce a set of accounts each year that complies with the requirements of the Companies Act 2006.Read more