External Audit Service Bath

External Audit Service Bath

Curo Group and GreenSquare Group are seeking to appoint external auditors for a period of four years commencing from May 2016.

United Kingdom-Bath: Auditing services

2016/S 015-022345

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Curo Group (Albion) Limited
The Maltings, Lower Bristol Road
For the attention of: Matt Steele
BA2 1EP Bath
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: matt.steele@curo-group.co.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.curo-group.co.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/curo/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

Body governed by public law

I.3)Main activity

Housing and community amenities

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

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

GreenSquare Group

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

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

External Audit Services.

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

NUTS code UKK

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

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

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

External Audit Services
Curo Group and GreenSquare Group are seeking to appoint external auditors for a period of four years commencing from May 2016, with an option to extend the contract for one year, subject to the awarded Provider meeting or exceeding the key performance measures set forth in section C.4 of Annex Fa.
4 year Contract with an optional extension of 1 year
Curo is tendering for the provision of the above requirement. The closing date for receipt of your expression of interest is given in the box below entitled — Date documents can be requested until.
Important information: This tender is being conducted through the Curo supplier portal and all documentation is only available via this portal.
Once you have registered and expressed interest in the project, all applicable documents are normally published to the secure area within 24 hours (via clicking on ‘My Tenders’). If after this time you have not received your email advising the tender documents have been published to the secure area, then contact the Procurement Team by sending a message through the correspondence function. An email will be sent to the ‘Publish Email’ address supplied at registration when the documents have been published. You will then be able to login to the secure area and download/view the tender documents.
Submissions must be made via the web site. All documents should be uploaded to the website, then be sure to press the Red button Submit Return (You may need to scroll the screen down to see this button). You will then receive a receipt (print & retain a copy of this receipt and this is your confirmation of your submission). The tender status will then confirm your documents have been submitted.

System Guidance is available at:-https://in-tendhost.co.uk/curo/asp/onlinehelp.asp?help=helpoverview or via the In-tend Support Desk (number located in ‘Help’ section).

Please Note: Documents will be published automatically to the secure area on the e-tendering website following an expression of interest.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79212000, 79212100, 79200000, 79210000, 79212300

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:
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals

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

Starting 1.5.2016. Completion 30.4.2020

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Curo Group External Audit

1)Short description

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79212000, 79210000, 79200000, 79212100, 79212300

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 2 Lot title: GreenSquare Group External Audit

1)Short description

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79212000, 79210000, 79200000, 79212100, 79212300

3)Quantity or scope
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:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
III.2.3)Technical capacity
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: Auditors.

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:

CU234

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

no

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

22.2.2016
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

in days: 90 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

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:

21.1.2016

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