Services - 418794-2018

26/09/2018    S185    Services - Modification of a contract/concession during its term - Open procedure 

United Kingdom-Cambridge: Accounting, auditing and fiscal services

2018/S 185-418794

Modification notice

Modification of a contract/concession during its term

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority/entity

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: East Of England NHS Collaborative Hub
Postal address: Victoria House, Capital Park, Fulbourn
Town: Cambridge
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: cphenquiries@eoecph.nhs.uk

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.eoecph.nhs.uk

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

Audit Services

II.1.2)Main CPV code
79200000 Accounting, auditing and fiscal services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
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
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
II.2.4)Description of the procurement at the time of conclusion of the contract:

EOECPH is awarding a framework for the supply audit services relevant to publicly funded bodies including but not limited to NHS organisations. This will include the supply of External Audit, Internal Audit, Counter Fraud Services, Internal and Counter Fraud and Business/Consultancy services to compliment and support the other lots of the framework. This contract is available for use by all publicly funded entities in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland who are or may become customers of EOECPH and our Partners.

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement, dynamic purchasing system or concession
Duration in months: 48
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Contract award notice concerning this contract
Notice number in the OJ S: 2015/S 048-084018

Section V: Award of contract/concession

Contract No: 20150403CO ITT_859
V.2)Award of contract/concession
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract/concession award decision:
05/02/2015
V.2.2)Information about tenders
The contract/concession has been awarded to a group of economic operators: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor/concessionaire
Official name: Lot 1 External Audit: All Providers as before
Town: Various
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Country: United Kingdom
The contractor/concessionaire is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor/concessionaire
Official name: Lot 2 Internal Audit: All providers as before
Town: Various
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Country: United Kingdom
The contractor/concessionaire is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor/concessionaire
Official name: Lot 3 Counter Fraud: All providers as before
Town: Various
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Country: United Kingdom
The contractor/concessionaire is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor/concessionaire
Official name: Lot 4 Combined Internal Audit and Counter Fraud: All providers as before
Town: Various
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Country: United Kingdom
The contractor/concessionaire is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor/concessionaire
Official name: Lot 5 Business Audit Consultancy Services: All providers as before
Town: Various
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Country: United Kingdom
The contractor/concessionaire is an SME: yes
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot/concession (at the time of conclusion of the contract;excluding VAT)
Total value of the procurement: 6 000 000.00 GBP

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: High Court England and Wales
Town: London
Country: United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
21/09/2018

Section VII: Modifications to the contract/concession

VII.1)Description of the procurement after the modifications
VII.1.1)Main CPV code
79200000 Accounting, auditing and fiscal services
VII.1.2)Additional CPV code(s)
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
VII.1.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
VII.1.4)Description of the procurement:

This notice is a modification to a Contract in accordance with Article of Directive 2014/24/EU Art 72 for audit and business audit consultancy services. This is a 12 month extension to the existing contract awarded for audit and business audit consultancy support services, for publicly funded (in whole or in part) entities in the UK as identified within the original advert.

The East of England NHS Collaborative Procurement Hub appointed thirteen (13) suitably qualified audit service providers to the framework lots to provide:

— Lot 1: External Audit services which may include Charitable funds,

— Lot 2: Internal Audit Services,

— Lot 3: Counter Fraud Services,

— Lot 4: Combined Internal Audit and Counter Fraud,

— Lot 5: Business / Consultancy Audit Services.

OJEU reference 2015/S 048-084018 with an OJEU Publication date of 4.3.2015.

VII.1.5)Duration of the contract, framework agreement, dynamic purchasing system or concession
Duration in months: 60
VII.1.6)Information on value of the contract/lot/concession (excluding VAT)
Total value of the contract/lot/concession: 3 000 000.00 GBP
VII.1.7)Name and address of the contractor/concessionaire
Official name: Lot 1 External Audit: All Providers as originally awarded
Town: Various
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Country: United Kingdom
The contractor/concessionaire is an SME: yes
VII.1.7)Name and address of the contractor/concessionaire
Official name: Lot 2 Internal Audit: All Providers as originally awarded
Town: Various
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Country: United Kingdom
The contractor/concessionaire is an SME: yes
VII.1.7)Name and address of the contractor/concessionaire
Official name: Lot 3 Counter Fraud: All Providers as originally awarded
Town: Various
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Country: United Kingdom
The contractor/concessionaire is an SME: yes
VII.1.7)Name and address of the contractor/concessionaire
Official name: Lot 4 Combined IA and CF Services: All Providers as originally awarded
Town: Various
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Country: United Kingdom
The contractor/concessionaire is an SME: yes
VII.1.7)Name and address of the contractor/concessionaire
Official name: Lot 5 Business Consultancy Audit Services: All Provides as originally awarded
Town: Various
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Country: United Kingdom
The contractor/concessionaire is an SME: yes
VII.2)Information about modifications
VII.2.1)Description of the modifications
Nature and extent of the modifications (with indication of possible earlier changes to the contract):

Extension of the original 48 month framework contract for a further period of 12 months, so that the contract will end on the 31.1.2020.

VII.2.2)Reasons for modification
Need for modification brought about by circumstances which a diligent contracting authority/entity could not foresee (Art. 43(1)(c) of Directive 2014/23/EU, Art. 72(1)(c) of Directive 2014/24/EU, Art. 89(1)(c) of Directive 2014/25/EU)
Description of the circumstances which rendered the modification necessary and explanation of the unforeseen nature of these circumstances:

Due to unforeseen circumstances a key member of the procurement team requires unplanned surgery. This staff shortage impacts on the on ability of the Authority's procurement team to complete contract renewals within the existing programme of contract renewal work. This 12-month extension supports the Authority in managing existing and future Contracting Activity.

VII.2.3)Increase in price
Updated total contract value before the modifications (taking into account possible earlier contract modifications and price adaptions and, in the case of Directive 2014/23/EU, average inflation in the Member State concerned)
Value excluding VAT: 6 000 000.00 GBP
Total contract value after the modifications
Value excluding VAT: 9 000 000.00 GBP