HW Controls and Assurance have been providing audit and assurance services since 1994. In 2012, as a response to the rapidly evolving cyber threat and the changing regulatory and compliance landscape facing organisations across all sectors HW Controls and Assurance merged with the Governance, Risk and Compliance unit, to provide a wider range of advisory and assurance services.
Our national presence
HW Controls & Assurance is part of the Haines Watts Group and we have the backing of more than 1,000 staff, drawn from over 50 office nationwide. We provide a wide range of controls & assurance and governance, risk and compliance services.
Strong technical skills
Our people come from a range of sectors and bring with them a range of disciplines and experience gained over many years. This experience coupled with strong technical skills are required to develop sustainable, cost effective solutions that meet business objectives. We keep at the forefront of general and specialist technical understanding through our leading roles with organisations such as ISACA and the ACCA.
Business process understanding
Our mantra is “People, Processes and Technology” – we understand that to provide the best solutions for our clients, we must acquire an in-depth understanding of all three elements to ensure that the right balance is achieved between controlling risk and enabling the business to operate.
Audit and assurance experience
Our long history in Audit and Assurance is important in helping us to appreciate the underlying compliance objectives of an organisation and the expectations of internal, external audit and other regulatory bodies in areas of financial serviced, data protection and PCI.
With extensive audit and industry specific experience, our specialist consultants have a unique insight into risk management, governance and business processes. We combine this deep technical capability and practical business experience to ensure that each of our clients achieves the delicate balance between security and business enablement.