Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 21/09/2020

Local time: 12:00

This tender is for audit services and is a re-tender of the previous CPC framework agreement for audit services. The subsequent framework will include the provision of internal and external audit services.

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United Kingdom-Salford: Internal audit services

2020/S 163-397495

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Crescent Purchasing Consortium (CPC)
Postal address: Procurement House, Leslie Hough Way
Town: Salford
NUTS code: UKD3 Greater Manchester
Postal code: M6 6AJ
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail:
Telephone: +44 1619740955

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.thecpc.ac.uk

Address of the buyer profile: www.thecpc.ac.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://suppliers.multiquote.com

Additional information can be obtained from another address:

Official name: Crescent Purchasing Consortium (CPC)
Postal address: Procurement House, Leslie Hough Way
Town: Salford
NUTS code: UKD3 Greater Manchester
Postal code: M6 6AJ
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail:
Telephone: +44 1619740955

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.thecpc.ac.uk

Address of the buyer profile: www.thecpc.ac.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://suppliers.multiquote.com

Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Education

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Audit Services

Reference number: CA7602 – CPC/RL/01/2020

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79212200 Internal audit services

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

This tender is for audit services and is a re-tender of the previous CPC framework agreement for audit services. The subsequent framework will include the provision of internal and external audit services.

This tender will be available to all current and future members of CPC: https://www.thecpc.ac.uk/members/regions.php https://www.gov.uk/guidance/get-information-about-schools and the following UK public sector bodies (and any future successors to these organisations): https://www.thecpc.ac.uk/suppliers/eligible-public-sector-bodies.php

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 26 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes

Tenders may be submitted for maximum number of lots: 26

Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: 26

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 1: Internal Audit — East (UKH)

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79212200 Internal audit services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKH EAST OF ENGLAND

Main site or place of performance:

East.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

East Anglia (UKH1), Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire (UKH2), Essex (UKH3).

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 1 000 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48

This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes

Description of options:

48 month(s) from the commencement date, with 36 initial month(s) and option to extend 1 x 12 month(s).

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

II.2.14)Additional information

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 2: Internal Audit — East Midlands (UKF)

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79212200 Internal audit services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKF EAST MIDLANDS (ENGLAND)

Main site or place of performance:

East Midlands.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire (UKF1), Leicestershire, Rutland and Northamptonshire (UKF2), Lincolnshire (UKF3).

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 1 000 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48

This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes

Description of options:

48 month(s) from the commencement date, with 36 initial month(s) and option to extend 1 x 12 month(s).

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

II.2.14)Additional information

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 3: Internal Audit — London (UKI)

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79212200 Internal audit services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKI LONDON

Main site or place of performance:

London

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Inner London – West (UKI3),

Inner London – East (UKI4),

Outer London – East and North East (UKI5),

Outer London – South (UKI6),

Outer London – West and North West (UKI7).

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 1 000 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48

This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes

Description of options:

48 month(s) from the commencement date, with 36 initial month(s) and option to extend 1 x 12 month(s).

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

II.2.14)Additional information

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 4: Internal Audit — North East (UKC)

Lot No: 4

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79212200 Internal audit services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKC NORTH EAST (ENGLAND)

Main site or place of performance:

North East.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Tees Valley and Durham (UKC1), Northumberland and Tyne and Wear (UKC2).

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 1 000 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48

This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes

Description of options:

48 month(s) from the commencement date, with 36 initial month(s) and option to extend 1 x 12 month(s).

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

II.2.14)Additional information

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 5: Internal Audit — North West (UKD)

Lot No: 5

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79212200 Internal audit services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKD NORTH WEST (ENGLAND)

Main site or place of performance:

North West.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Cumbria (UKD1), Cheshire (UKD6), Greater Manchester (UKD3), Lancashire (UKD4), Merseyside (UKD7).

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 1 000 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48

This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes

Description of options:

48 month(s) from the commencement date, with 36 initial month(s) and option to extend 1 x 12 month(s).

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

II.2.14)Additional information

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 6: Internal Audit — Northern Ireland (UKN)

Lot No: 6

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79212200 Internal audit services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKN NORTHERN IRELAND

Main site or place of performance:

NORTHERN IRELAND.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Northern Ireland (UKN0).

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 1 000 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48

This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes

Description of options:

48 month(s) from the commencement date, with 36 initial month(s) and option to extend 1 x 12 month(s).

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

II.2.14)Additional information

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 7: Internal Audit — Scotland (UKM)

Lot No: 7

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79212200 Internal audit services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM SCOTLAND

Main site or place of performance:

SCOTLAND.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Eastern Scotland (UKM2), South Western Scotland (UKM3), North Eastern Scotland (UKM5), Highlands and Islands (UKM6).

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 1 000 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48

This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes

Description of options:

48 month(s) from the commencement date, with 36 initial month(s) and option to extend 1 x 12 month(s).

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

II.2.14)Additional information

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 8: Internal Audit — South East (UKJ)

Lot No: 8

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79212200 Internal audit services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKJ SOUTH EAST (ENGLAND)

Main site or place of performance:

South East.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire (UKJ1), Surrey, East and West Sussex (UKJ2), Hampshire and Isle of Wight (UKJ3), Kent (UKJ4).

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 1 000 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48

This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes

Description of options:

48 month(s) from the commencement date, with 36 initial month(s) and option to extend 1 x 12 month(s).

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

II.2.14)Additional information

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 9: Internal Audit — South West (UKK)

Lot No: 9

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79212200 Internal audit services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKK SOUTH WEST (ENGLAND)

Main site or place of performance:

South West.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Gloucestershire, Wiltshire and Bristol/Bath area (UKK1), Dorset and Somerset (UKK2),

Cornwall and Isles of Scilly (UKK3), Devon (UKK4).

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 1 000 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48

This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes

Description of options:

48 month(s) from the commencement date, with 36 initial month(s) and option to extend 1 x 12 month(s).

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

II.2.14)Additional information

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 10: Internal Audit — Wales (UKL)

Lot No: 10

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79212200 Internal audit services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL WALES

Main site or place of performance:

Wales.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

West Wales and The Valleys (UKL1), East Wales (UKL2).

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 1 000 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48

This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes

Description of options:

48 month(s) from the commencement date, with 36 initial month(s) and option to extend 1 x 12 month(s).

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

II.2.14)Additional information

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 11: Internal Audit — West Midlands (UKG)

Lot No: 11

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79212200 Internal audit services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKG WEST MIDLANDS (ENGLAND)

Main site or place of performance:

West Midlands.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Herefordshire, Worcestershire and Warwickshire (UKG1), Shropshire and Staffordshire (UKG2), West Midlands (UKG3).

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 1 000 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48

This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes

Description of options:

48 month(s) from the commencement date, with 36 initial month(s) and option to extend 1 x 12 month(s).

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

II.2.14)Additional information

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 12: Internal Audit — Yorkshire and Humber (UKE)

Lot No: 12

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79212200 Internal audit services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKE YORKSHIRE AND THE HUMBER

Main site or place of performance:

Yorkshire and Humber.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

East Riding and North Lincolnshire (UKE1), North Yorkshire (UKE2), South Yorkshire (UKE3), West Yorkshire (UKE4).

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 1 000 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48

This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes

Description of options:

48 month(s) from the commencement date, with 36 initial month(s) and option to extend 1 x 12 month(s).

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

II.2.14)Additional information

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 13: Internal Audit — National

Lot No: 13

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79212200 Internal audit services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM

Main site or place of performance:

National.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

National.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 1 000 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48

This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes

Description of options:

48 month(s) from the commencement date, with 36 initial month(s) and option to extend 1 x 12 month(s).

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

II.2.14)Additional information

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 14: External Audit — East (UKH)

Lot No: 14

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79212200 Internal audit services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKH EAST OF ENGLAND

Main site or place of performance:

East.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

East Anglia (UKH1), Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire (UKH2), Essex (UKH3).

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 1 000 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48

This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes

Description of options:

48 month(s) from the commencement date, with 36 initial month(s) and option to extend 1 x 12 month(s).

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

II.2.14)Additional information

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 15: External Audit — East Midlands (UKF)

Lot No: 15

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79212200 Internal audit services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKF EAST MIDLANDS (ENGLAND)

Main site or place of performance:

East Midlands.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire (UKF1), Leicestershire, Rutland and Northamptonshire (UKF2), Lincolnshire (UKF3).

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 1 000 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48

This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes

Description of options:

48 month(s) from the commencement date, with 36 initial month(s) and option to extend 1 x 12 month(s).

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

II.2.14)Additional information

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 16: External Audit — London (UKI)

Lot No: 16

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79212200 Internal audit services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKI LONDON

Main site or place of performance:

London.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Inner London – West (UKI3), Inner London – East (UKI4), Outer London – East and North East (UKI5), Outer London – South (UKI6), Outer London – West and North West (UKI7).

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 1 000 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48

This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes

Description of options:

48 month(s) from the commencement date, with 36 initial month(s) and option to extend 1 x 12 month(s).

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

II.2.14)Additional information

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 17: External Audit — North East (UKC)

Lot No: 17

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79212200 Internal audit services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKC NORTH EAST (ENGLAND)

Main site or place of performance:

North East.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Tees Valley and Durham (UKC1), Northumberland and Tyne and Wear (UKC2).

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 1 000 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48

This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes

Description of options:

48 month(s) from the commencement date, with 36 initial month(s) and option to extend 1 x 12 month(s).

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

II.2.14)Additional information

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 18: External Audit — North West (UKD)

Lot No: 18

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79212200 Internal audit services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKD NORTH WEST (ENGLAND)

Main site or place of performance:

North West.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Cumbria (UKD1), Cheshire (UKD6), Greater Manchester (UKD3), Lancashire (UKD4), Merseyside (UKD7).

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 1 000 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48

This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes

Description of options:

48 month(s) from the commencement date, with 36 initial month(s) and option to extend 1 x 12 month(s).

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

II.2.14)Additional information

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 19: External Audit — Northern Ireland (UKN)

Lot No: 19

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79212200 Internal audit services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKN NORTHERN IRELAND

Main site or place of performance:

NORTHERN IRELAND.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Northern Ireland (UKN0).

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 1 000 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48

This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes

Description of options:

48 month(s) from the commencement date, with 36 initial month(s) and option to extend 1 x 12 month(s).

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

II.2.14)Additional information

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 20: External Audit — Scotland (UKM)

Lot No: 20

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79212200 Internal audit services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM SCOTLAND

Main site or place of performance:

SCOTLAND.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Eastern Scotland (UKM2), South Western Scotland (UKM3), North Eastern Scotland (UKM5), Highlands and Islands (UKM6).

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 1 000 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48

This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes

Description of options:

48 month(s) from the commencement date, with 36 initial month(s) and option to extend 1 x 12 month(s).

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

II.2.14)Additional information

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 21: External Audit — South East (UKJ)

Lot No: 21

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79212200 Internal audit services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKJ SOUTH EAST (ENGLAND)

Main site or place of performance:

South East.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire (UKJ1), Surrey, East and West Sussex (UKJ2), Hampshire and Isle of Wight (UKJ3), Kent (UKJ4).

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 1 000 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48

This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes

Description of options:

48 month(s) from the commencement date, with 36 initial month(s) and option to extend 1 x 12 month(s).

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

II.2.14)Additional information

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 22: External Audit — South West (UKK)

Lot No: 22

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79212200 Internal audit services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKK SOUTH WEST (ENGLAND)

Main site or place of performance:

South West.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Gloucestershire, Wiltshire and Bristol/Bath area (UKK1), Dorset and Somerset (UKK2), Cornwall and Isles of Scilly (UKK3), Devon (UKK4).

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 1 000 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48

This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes

Description of options:

48 month(s) from the commencement date, with 36 initial month(s) and option to extend 1 x 12 month(s).

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

II.2.14)Additional information

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 23: External Audit — Wales (UKL)

Lot No: 23

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79212200 Internal audit services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL WALES

Main site or place of performance:

Wales.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

West Wales and The Valleys (UKL1), East Wales (UKL2).

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 1 000 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48

This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes

Description of options:

48 month(s) from the commencement date, with 36 initial month(s) and option to extend 1 x 12 month(s).

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

II.2.14)Additional information

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 24: External Audit — West Midlands (UKG)

Lot No: 24

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79212200 Internal audit services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKG WEST MIDLANDS (ENGLAND)

Main site or place of performance:

West Midlands.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Herefordshire, Worcestershire and Warwickshire (UKG1), Shropshire and Staffordshire (UKG2), West Midlands (UKG3).

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 1 000 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48

This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes

Description of options:

48 month(s) from the commencement date, with 36 initial month(s) and option to extend 1 x 12 month(s).

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

II.2.14)Additional information

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 25: Internal Audit — Yorkshire and Humber (UKE)

Lot No: 25

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79212200 Internal audit services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKE YORKSHIRE AND THE HUMBER

Main site or place of performance:

Yorkshire and Humber.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

East Riding and North Lincolnshire (UKE1), North Yorkshire (UKE2), South Yorkshire (UKE3), West Yorkshire (UKE4).

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 1 000 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48

This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes

Description of options:

48 month(s) from the commencement date, with 36 initial month(s) and option to extend 1 x 12 month(s).

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

II.2.14)Additional information

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 26: External Audit — National

Lot No: 26

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79212200 Internal audit services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM

Main site or place of performance:

National.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

National.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 1 000 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48

This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes

Description of options:

48 month(s) from the commencement date, with 36 initial month(s) and option to extend 1 x 12 month(s).

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation

III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts

III.2)Conditions related to the contract

III.2.1)Information about a particular profession

III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure

IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement

Framework agreement with several operators

Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 312

IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue

IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes

IV.2)Administrative information

IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 21/09/2020

Local time: 12:00

IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English

IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 21/09/2020

Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: Crescent Purchasing Consortium
Postal address: Procurement House, Leslie Hough Way
Town: Salford
Postal code: M6 6AJ
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail:
Telephone: +44 8000662188

Internet address: www.thecpc.ac.uk

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

Official name: Crescent Purchasing Consortium
Postal address: Procurement House, Leslie Hough Way
Town: Salford
Postal code: M6 6AJ
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail:
Telephone: +44 8000662188

Internet address: www.thecpc.ac.uk

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

The contracting authority will incorporate a minimum of a 10 calendar days standstill period at the point that information on the award of contract is communicated to tenderers. If an appeal regarding the award of contract has not been successfully resolved then the Public Contract Regulations 2015, provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm, by breach of the rules to take action in the High Court. Any such action must be brought promptly.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

Official name: Crescent Purchasing Consortium
Postal address: Procurement House, Leslie Hough Way
Town: Salford
Postal code: M6 6AJ
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail:
Telephone: +44 8000662188

Internet address: www.thecpc.ac.uk

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

19/08/2020