Auditing Services Tender Durham

Auditing Services Tender Durham

County Durham Procurement Consortium Invite Expressions of interest from suitably qualified and resourced companies for the provision of external audit services to the Tees, Esk and Wear Valley NHS Foundation Trust (TEWV).

UK-Durham: auditing services

2012/S 226-372245

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

County Durham Procurement Consortium
Bed House, Unit 3, Belmont Business Park
For the attention of: Patricia Green
DH1 1TW Durham
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1913332624
E-mail: patricia.green@cddft.nhs.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://events.transaxions.com/service.aspx?event=6422

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

Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity

General public services
Health
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:

Audit Services – Tender Reference SP578.
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 UKC1

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

County Durham Procurement Consortium Invite Expressions of interest from suitably qualified and resourced companies for the provision of external audit services to the Tees, Esk and Wear Valley NHS Foundation Trust (TEWV).
The Trust specialises in providing mental health care to a broad spectrum of age groups ranging from young children to the elderly and covering a large geographical area from North Yorkshire to the borders of Tyneside, and has an annual turnover of 270 000 000 GBP.
The services required are as follows:
— Audit of the Trusts Annual Accounts,
— Audit of the Trusts Quality Accounts,
— Audit of the Trusts Charitable Trust Fund Accounts,
— Audit of the Trusts Annual Report.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79212000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.1.8)Lots
II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

TEWV are looking to contract for a period of 36 months with an option to extend for 12 months + 12 months.
TEWV require external audit services to cover the following:
Audit of Trusts Annual Accounts.
Audit of the Trusts Quality Accounts.
Audit of the Trusts Charitable Trust Fund Accounts.
Audit of the Trusts Annual Report.
This contract my also be utilised by organisations aligned to County Durham Procurement Consortium.
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: 60 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

The Contracting Authority reserves the right to require deposits, guarantees, bonds, insurance cover and/or other forms of security cover it deems appropriate.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Further details will be provided to those who express interest in this opportunity and/or are invited to tender.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Groupings of bidders may be required to form a separate limited company and/or that one takes full responsibility and/or that each takes joint and several liability.
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: Please see pre-qualification questionnaire and for those shortlisted, the Invitation to Tender.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: The requirements are met:
Please see pre-qualification questionnaire and for those shortlisted, the Invitation to Tender.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Please see pre-qualification questionnaire and for those shortlisted, 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: no
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: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Restricted
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:

SP578
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

28.12.2012 – 12:00
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
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
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:

20.11.2012