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27/02/2015    S41

United Kingdom-Sunderland: Accounting, auditing and fiscal services

2015/S 041-070131

Prior information notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Official name: University of Sunderland
Postal address: 2nd Floor Edinburgh Building Chester Road
Town: Sunderland
Postal code: SR1 3SD
Country: United Kingdom
For the attention of: Joanne Yewdell
Telephone: +44 1915152541

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority:

Further information can be obtained from:
The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.3)Main activity
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II.B: Object of the contract (Supplies or services)

II.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
External Audit.
II.2)Type of contract and place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 9: Accounting, auditing and bookkeeping services
University of Sunderland.

NUTS code UKC23 Sunderland

II.3)Information on framework agreement
The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement: no
II.4)Short description of nature and quantity or value of supplies or services:
Provision of External Audit Services, including the audit of the University's Financial Statements in accordance with the relevant ASB standards and guidelines. A report including a Management Letter will need to be made to the governing Body, certifying compliance with the Companies Act 1985, and any other relevant legislation/recommended practices as appropriate. There may also be a requirement to provide separate consultancy services.
Financial years to be audited 14/15 15/16 16/17 and potentially 17/18 18/19.


This contract is divided into lots: no
II.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79200000 Accounting, auditing and fiscal services, 79210000 Accounting and auditing services, 79211000 Accounting services, 79212000 Auditing services, 79212100 Financial auditing services, 79212110 Corporate governance rating services, 79212300 Statutory audit services, 79212400 Fraud audit services, 79212500 Accounting review services, 79220000 Fiscal services, 66170000 Financial consultancy, financial transaction processing and clearing-house services, 66171000 Financial consultancy services, 66172000 Financial transaction processing and clearing-house services, 79412000 Financial management consultancy services

II.6)Scheduled date for start of award procedures
II.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.8)Additional information:

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
Will be identified in payment provisions to be included within the tender documents.
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Information about reserved contracts

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Reference to project(s) and/or programme(s): Any commissions under this contract or framework maybe subject to external funding from bodies such as Arts Council, ERDF, Heritage Lottery Fund, LEP etc. and the successful suppliers will be expected to work with the University on any funding applications where appropriate. This list of funding bodies is not exhaustive.
VI.2)Additional information:
VI.3)Information on general regulatory framework
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice: