Can Hill Wooldridge audit my company?

What is an audit?

An audit is a procedure carried out periodically by an independent party to assess the accounts and records of a company to ensure that they have been properly maintained and comply with accounting standards, legal requirements and give a true and fair view of the company’s financial position.

Who is required to have an audit?

An audit could be necessary for compliance requirements, to provide assurance to investors or to review processes and controls.

Companies that exceed any two or more of the following criteria are required to have external audit by law carried out by a Registered Auditor:

  • – An annual turnover of more than £10.2 million
  • – Assets worth more than £5.1 million
  • – More than 50 employees on average

Our Audit Services

Hill Wooldridge & Co. Ltd is registered to carry out audit work in the UK by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. Details about our audit registration can be viewed at for the UK, under reference number C001342617.

As registered auditors Hill Wooldridge & Co. Ltd Chartered Accounts undertakes audits for:

  • – Companies
  • – Group structures
  • – Registered charities
  • – Reports and audits on law firms under the Solicitor Accounts Rules (SRA) Accounts Rules

How does Hill Wooldridge add value to the audit?

Hill Wooldridge has been providing auditing services to its clients since it was founded in 1928 and is a service we pride ourselves on. We have audited a vast range of companies ranging from charities to large groups of construction companies.

International standards on auditing (ISAs) are ever changing. It is vital that we as auditors are up to date with the latest legislation and ISA updates. We achieve this through regular attendance of CPD courses as well as extensive reading and research on the ISAs. 

Whether you require an audit by law or want a voluntary audit Hill Wooldridge is the ideal partner for you as through our vast experience and knowledge we can tailor our audit services to suit you.  

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