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Statutory Audit and Multi-Specialty Audit Services & Advisory Consultancy Services

Category:Corporate Services
Call-off type:Mini Competition and Direct Award
Ref:2024/S 000-002425
Start date:29/01/24
End date:28/01/26
Initial period:2
Extensions remaining:2

The Statutory Audit and Multi-Specialty Audit and Advisory Consultancy Services framework, developed by the East of England NHS Collaborative Procurement Hub, offers member trusts, the wider NHS and other publicly funded bodies, access to audit services that conform to current and future legislation and audit best practice.

In response to marketplace feedback, a new lot has been added to the agreement - Lot 4 Assurance Reviews. Services via this lot examine the accuracy of financial reports and how they are produced, providing assurance there are no instances of misrepresentation in financial records, misuse of funds or fraudulent activity.

Additional new providers are now available across the framework’s seven lots.

• Ceiling rates are in place which can be reduced further via a competition.

• Suppliers are compliant with the relevant boards and codes of practice. The framework has been procured and set up in line with PCR 15 legislation, and EOECPH as a host, is CCIAF accredited. This assurance removes the need to run a full tender, significantly reducing procurement timescales, giving contracting authorities access to cost-effective and quality assured suppliers.

• Suppliers listed on the framework were assessed during the procurement process on their track record, experience and technical and professional ability and all demonstrated audit experience of publicly funded entities before being awarded a place on the framework.

• A skills and specialism matrix, together with the location and entity matrix to help contracting authorities direct award.

• NHS trusts may benefit from free training and advice as well as locally tailored services.

• Members may pick from an extensive list of suppliers and, if desired, use a mini-competition to determine which one best meets their needs and specifications.


Lot 1 Statutory Audit/External Audit
Lot 2 Counter Fraud
Lot 3 Internal Audit
Lot 4 Assurance Reviews
Lot 5 Digital and IM&T Audit
Lot 6 Security Management
Lot 7 Multi Audit Service Provision (Combined service provision for Lots 2-6)

360 Assurance
Audit Yorkshire
Bishop Fleming LLP *
Deloitte LLP *
Ernst & Young LLP *
Grant Thornton UK LLP
Lovran Security, Intelligence and Risk Ltd
Mazars LLP
RSM UK Consulting LLP
SCC Chartered Accountants

*Subject to receiving their signed framework agreement.

NHS PiP: This is an NHS Procurement in Partnership (PiP) partner hub framework agreement delivered by East of England NHS Collaborative Procurement Hub (EOECPH) and available to our member organisations via NHS Commercial Solutions. This agreement is available to non-NHSCS member organisations via EOECPH.

Please click on the links below to access detailed information about this framework. Members can access the full set of framework documents by logging in.
If you are not a member, and would like to know more, please complete the 'Interested in using this Framework' form at the bottom of the page and we will contact you as soon as we can.

Framework Access Form - Statutory Audit (members only)
Statutory Audit - Framework Information (members only)
Cover Letter (members only)
Invitation to Tender Instructions (members only)
Pricing Schedule (members only)
Framework Specification - Lot 1 (members only)
Framework Specification - Lot 2 (members only)
Framework Specification - Lot 3 (members only)
Framework Specification - Lot 4 (members only)
Framework Specification - Lot 5 (members only)
Framework Specification - Lot 6 (members only)
CA Specification (members only)
Call-Off Terms and Conditions (members only)
Tender Document Set (members only)
Technical Response Questions (members only)
ITBA (members only)
ITT Annex 14a - Local Authority Statute (members only)
ITT Annex 14b - ICB Statute (members only)
ITT Annex 14c - NHS Trust Statute (members only)
ITT Annex 14d - NHS Foundation Trust Statute (members only)
TUPE template (members only)
Corporate Services

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