Internal and External Audit, Counter Fraud, and Financial Assurance Services
Framework Agreement Description
The Internal and External Audit Services, Counter Fraud, and Financial Assurance Services Framework is available to the NHS and wider public sector. This framework agreement provides a compliant route to access external audit services, internal audit services, plus counter fraud and financial assurance / governance services. The framework comprises of a comprehensive mix of suppliers, split by service provision and specialism. The framework is divided into 5 Lots;
- External audit services
- Internal audit services
- Counter fraud services
- Well led governance reviews
- Audit and governance ancillary services
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Framework Agreement Information
When does the framework start?
16 November 2020 - 15 November 2022 (with the future option of extensions until 15 November 2024)
Who can take advantage?
NHS and Public Sector organisations within the UK
What does the framework cover?
A fully OJEU compliant route to market for the provision of Audit Services; covering a wide range of specialisms including External Audit, Internal Audit, Counter Fraud (endorsed by NHS Counter Fraud), Well Led Governance Review and Ancillary Services.
LOT 1: External Audit Services
LOT 2: Internal Audit Services
LOT 3: Counter Fraud Services
LOT 4: Well-Led Governance Review
LOT 5: Audit and Governance Ancillary Services
What are the benefits of using the framework?
• CHOICE OF SUPPLIERS
A range of suppliers to suit all requirements: from regional SME specialists, to national providers.
• DIRECT AWARD
Ability to directly award a contract to approved suppliers on the framework providing a timely and compliant route to market to meet your requirements.
• ANCILLARY SERVICE PROVISION
A mix of additional ad-hoc service options available via Lot 5, Audit and Governance Ancillary Services provision.
Opportunity to run a mini-competition to meet the bespoke requirements of each organisation; as well as helping to drive further competitive pricing.
• PRICE AND SAVINGS
Very competitive pricing from leading players in the market.
The framework 'internal and external audit, counter fraud and financial assurance services' comprises a comprehensive mix of suppliers, split by service provision / specialism.
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