Lowering your Audit Fees
Over the past five years we have reduced the audit fee of each new client by an average of 20%. Where we have been replacing a London based auditor this has risen to around 50% in most cases.
Calcutt Matthews is a registered audit firm. We deal with clients with a turnover of up to thirty million pounds. Our audit department is trained in International Audit Standards and International Accounting Standards. The firm was recently accredited by the Quality Assurance Department of ICAEW.
After agreeing the scope of our engagement we work quickly to provide due diligence in purchase and sale and other company transactions.
Solicitors' Accounts Rules work
We work with a number of legal firms carrying work out under The Solicitors' Accounts Rules. Our team receives robust annual training.
Environmental audit and compliance
We assist clients with registration under ISO14001 and general systems ISO9001.
Our firm has a strong charities unit responsible for audit under SORP 2015, the Charities Act 2011 and the Companies Act 2006.
We are a firm of statutory auditors registered to carry on audit work in the UK by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. Details about our audit registration can be viewed at www.auditregister.org.uk under reference number C009183395.
The professional rules applicable to our audit work in the UK are the Audit Regulations which can be found at www.icaew.com/auditnews. In addition there are the International Standards on Auditing (UK and Ireland) at www.frc.org.uk/Our-Work/Publications.aspx.
In carrying out our audit work we are subject to the Code of Ethics which can be found at www.icaew.com/en/members/regulations-standards-and-guidance/ethics. With respect to audit work we are also subject to the APB Ethical Standards which can be found by searching for ‘Ethical Standards’ at www.frc.org.uk/Our-Work/Publications.aspx. These are available in English.
Calcutt Matthews have acted for us for the past decade and helped make us one of the largest garden centre suppliers in Europe.
Paul Sykes, Apta