Internal and External Audit, Counter Fraud, and Financial Assurance Services
Potential Saving opportunities 10% - 15%
Framework Agreement Description
The Internal and External Audit Services, Counter Fraud, and Financial Assurance Services Framework Agreement 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 2024
Who can take advantage of the framework?
NHS and wider Public Sector
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.
• DATA SECURITY AND PROTECTION TOOLKIT (DSPT) AUDIT SERVICES
NHS Digital have provided a set of supplier requirements that NHS organisations are able to use as the basis for any mini-competition tender questions.
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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