Crescent Purchasing Consortium Audit Services Framework 2016
The CPC is seeking to establish a multiple provider Framework Agreement for Internal and External Audit Services.
United Kingdom-Salford: Auditing services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
Crescent Purchasing Consortium
Technology House, Lissadel Street
For the attention of: Gary Sadler
M6 6AP Salford
Telephone: +44 1612956838
General address of the contracting authority: www.thecpc.ac.uk
Address of the buyer profile: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/cpc/aspx/Home
Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from:The above mentioned contact point(s)
Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)
I.2)Type of the contracting authority
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes
Section II: Object of the contract
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 9: Accounting, auditing and bookkeeping services
NUTS code UK
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
maximum number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 24
Duration of the framework agreement
Duration in years: 4
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
The CPC is seeking to establish a Framework Agreement through which its Members may procure audit and/or audit-related services. Tenders are required for the provision of Audit Services to the members of CPC.
The framework will be split into 2 lots as detailed below. CPC will be looking to appoint a maximum of 12 providers per lot.
Lot 1 Internal Audit;
Lot 2 External Audit.
It is a requirement that the selected supplier(s) will provide this service to CPC members across the UK. We expect the selected supplier(s) to extend the terms to all eligible Institutions and consortia, as defined by the CPC including Further Education Institutions, Sixth Forms, Academies, Schools, Museums, Universities and other similar organisations.
Current member details are available per region from the following link: http://www.thecpc.ac.uk/members/regions.php
Current and future member of the CPC are from the education sector, the majority of whom will be on the open access EduBase public portal:http://www.education.gov.uk/edubase/home.xhtml
The CPC reserves the right during the period of this agreement to make subtractions from the list of Participating Institutions.
Members have the right to utilise e-auctions during the further competition / call-off stage of supplier selection.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
79212000, 79212100, 79200000, 79212400, 79212300, 79212200, 79210000, 72810000
II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Information about lots
Lot No: 1 Lot title: Internal Audit
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
Lot No: 2 Lot title: External Audit
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
Additional information about electronic auction: Whilst an electronic auction will not be used to establish the framework agreement, CPC members may wish to utilise e-auctions at further competition stage.
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: