A founding member of the HLB Education Team, and specialising in independent schools, academies and those considering academy status, Hazlewoods has the depth of experience needed to offer expert audit, accounts, Responsible Officer and year-round support.

Our specialist education accountants provide advice to educational institutions such as independent schools, colleges, universities, academies, nurseries, and pre-schools.

Working together

The education sector is heavily regulated with strong governance and financial pressures. Our specialist education sector team provides audit, accounting, and tax advice to help support your operations.

We understand the issues that you face and can help to provide valuable, timely, and reassuring advice and support. Our proactive approach helps to identify any possible issues ahead and helps you to plan effectively to implement efficient plans. With a partner-led approach, our team supports bursars, governors, heads of finance, and business managers alike to understand their finances and ensure compliance.

How can we help you?

By leveraging our expert knowledge and experience in the sector, you can be confident that your school or education facility is well supported. We work closely with our clients on a range of services, including:

  • Independent audit and responsible officer duties
  • Investment strategies and cash management
  • Statutory and management accounts, and bookkeeping
  • Tax and VAT planning and compliance
  • Business planning
  • Payroll and pensions

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