Services - 522803-2019

05/11/2019    S213

United Kingdom-Liverpool: Accounting and auditing services

2019/S 213-522803

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only


Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: The Minister for the Cabinet Office acting through Crown Commercial Service (CCS)
Postal address: 9th Floor, The Capital, Old Hall Street
Town: Liverpool
Postal code: L3 9PP
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 3450103503
Internet address(es):
Main address:
I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Audit Services

Reference number: RM6188
II.1.2)Main CPV code
79210000 Accounting and auditing services
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

This PIN supersedes PIN 2019/S 198-481221 due to a technical fault.

Please note the scope and content has not changed Crown Commercial Service (CCS) (as the Contracting Authority) wishes to establish a pan government commercial agreement for the use by provision of audit services to be utilised UK Public Sector Bodies, which include Central Government Departments and their arm’s length bodies and their agencies, the wider public sector and the third sector including but not limited to; Local Government, Health, Police, Fire and Rescue, Housing Associations, Charities, Education and Devolved Administrations. The purpose of this PIN is to provide advance notice that CCS is to consider undertaking a tendering exercise to set up a new commercial agreement. Once available the ITT documentation for this procurement may be freely accessed here:

We will use our market engagement sessions to help inform the new lot structure.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
71241000 Feasibility study, advisory service, analysis
72225000 System quality assurance assessment and review services
72800000 Computer audit and testing services
72810000 Computer audit services
79200000 Accounting, auditing and fiscal services
79210000 Accounting and auditing services
79212000 Auditing services
79212100 Financial auditing services
79212200 Internal audit services
79212300 Statutory audit services
79212400 Fraud audit services
79212500 Accounting review services
79313000 Performance review services
90714000 Environmental auditing
90714200 Corporate environmental auditing services
II.2.3)Place of performance
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Audit services.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

CCS invites suggestions and feedback on the scope of any future commercial agreement including its lots and structure from the market.

Supplier engagement will take place on 27th January 2020. Sessions will be limited to a maximum of 1 delegate per organisation. Please express your interest in attending by completing this form ( no later than midday on 29.11.2019. This form can also be used to provide any feedback on the PIN.

Any future supplier engagement events and updates will be published on CCSs pipeline page

Please note presentations will also be made available on this page after the event should you be unable to attend.

Please monitor tenders electronic daily for the publication of the OJEU contract notice.

Please note management consultancy services will not be included within the new commercial vehicle for audit services. A separate procurement exercise will be undertaken for management consultancy services. For further information on the management consultancy services procurement please visit the CCS procurement pipeline page

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: