Accountancy and Auditing Services London

Accountancy and Auditing Services London

Framework Provision of statutory and additional Accountancy and Auditing Services for Churchmarketplace members.

United Kingdom-London: Accounting and auditing services

2015/S 090-161923

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Churchmarketplace Ltd
Churchmarketplace c/o 2buy2, Room 2, Pencoed Technology Centre Pencoed, CF35 5HZ
For the attention of: Andrew Thomas
SW1P 1QN London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 3333201015
E-mail: procurement@2buy2.com; andrew.thomas@2buy2.com

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.churchmarketplace.org

Electronic access to information: http://www.2buy2.com/images/content/suppliers/documents/CMP.zip

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

Other: National Buying Group representing customers governed by public law

I.3)Main activity

Other: Buying Group for Academies, Schools, Diocese and Charities

I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Accountancy and Auditing Services for Churchmarketplace (CMP) CMPACC05/15.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 9: Accounting, auditing and bookkeeping services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: UK.

NUTS code UK

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement

II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

Framework agreement with several operators
maximum number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 15

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 3

Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 1 000 000 and 5 000 000 GBP

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

Provision of statutory and additional Accountancy and Auditing Services for Churchmarketplace (CMP) members including Academies, Schools and Dioceses.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79210000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots

II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

Values are estimated between 1 000 000 GBP and 3 000 000 GBP across all lots throughout the duration of the contract. The wide range is due to the fact that no individual organisations can be mandated to utilise the contract therefore no business is guaranteed under any resulting framework agreement. A large amount of marketing and personal contact with end users may be required to create significant volume of uptake under this contract. Any bidders taking part in this process should do so on the basis that they fully understand and agree to the nature of this agreement. The value may build up over the course of the contract due to increasing awareness of the contract as well as new needs arising among buying group users.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 1 000 000 and 5 000 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 36 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1Lot title: Accountancy and Auditing Services for Catholic Academies

1)Short description

Provision of both statutory and additional accountancy and auditing services relevant for catholic academies.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79210000

3)Quantity or scope

1. Essential Requirements (Statutory) for Lots 1, 2 and 3, shall include but not be limited to:
Appropriate Statutory and Regulatory Audit.
Audit of Annual Accounts Return.
Teachers’ Pension end of year Certificate Audit (as appropriate).
Preparation of Statutory Accounts.
Preparation of tax returns, etc.
Compliance with Charities SORP (as appropriate).
2. Additional Services for Lots 1, 2 and 3 shall include but not be limit to:
Advice and assistance with:
— the year-end process;
— preparation of March Returns;
— preparation Annual Accounts Returns;
— preparation of Budget forecasts;
— company secretarial compliance;
— reporting packs for governors;
— governance and risk management;
— Gift aid.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 500 000 and 2 500 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 2Lot title: Accountancy and Auditing Services for Catholic Schools

1)Short description

Provision of both statutory / essential and additional Accountancy and Auditing Services for Catholic Schools.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79210000

3)Quantity or scope

1. Essential Requirements (Statutory) for Lots 1, 2 and 3, shall include but not be limited to:
Appropriate Statutory and Regulatory Audit.
Audit of Annual Accounts Return..
Teachers’ Pension end of year Certificate Audit (as appropriate).
Preparation of Statutory Accounts.
Preparation of tax returns, etc.
Compliance with Charities SORP (as appropriate).
2. Additional Services for Lots 1, 2 and 3 shall include but not be limit to:
Advice and assistance with:
— the year-end process;
— preparation of March Returns;
— preparation Annual Accounts Returns;
— preparation of Budget forecasts;
— company secretarial compliance;
— reporting packs for governors;
— governance and risk management;
— Gift aid.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 250 000 and 1 250 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 3Lot title: Accountancy and Auditing Services for Catholic Dioceses

1)Short description

Provision of both statutory and additional Accountancy and Auditing Services for Catholic Dioceses.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79210000

3)Quantity or scope

1. Essential Requirements (Statutory) for Lots 1, 2 and 3, shall include but not be limited to:
Appropriate Statutory and Regulatory Audit.
Audit of Annual Accounts Return.
Teachers’ Pension end of year Certificate Audit (as appropriate).
Preparation of Statutory Accounts.
Preparation of tax returns, etc.
Compliance with Charities SORP (as appropriate).
2. Additional Services for Lots 1, 2 and 3 shall include but not be limit to:
Advice and assistance with:
— the year-end process;
— preparation of March Returns;
— preparation Annual Accounts Returns;
— preparation of Budget forecasts;
— company secretarial compliance;
— reporting packs for governors;
— governance and risk management;
— Gift aid.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 250 000 and 1 250 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

Details to be provided in the Invitation to Tender.

III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Details to be provided in the Invitation to Tender.

III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Where a consortium or other grouping of suppliers submits a bid, such consortia or grouping must nominate a lead organisation to deal with Churchmarketplace on all matters relating to the Framework Agreement. All consortium members or grouping will be required to be jointly and severally liable in respect to the obligations and liabilities relating to the Framework Agreement.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)Conditions for participation

III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Details to be provided in the Invitation to Tender.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Details to be provided in the Invitation to Tender.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Details to be provided in the Invitation to Tender.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts

III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: yes
Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision: Please see tender specifications.

III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: yes

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria

IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document

IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

12.6.2015 – 14:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.

IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

6.5.2015

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