Published date: 8 April 2021

Awarded contract - This means that the contract has been awarded to a supplier.


Closing: 17 February 2021, 12pm

Contract summary

Industry

  • Internal audit services - 79212200

  • Fraud audit services - 79212400

Location of contract

East of England

Value of contract

£267,900

Procurement reference

ACE-0438-2020-BLMK

Published date

8 April 2021

Closing date

17 February 2021

Closing time

12pm

Contract start date

1 April 2021

Contract end date

31 March 2023

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Call off from a Framework Agreement

A mini-competition or direct purchase from a pre-established framework agreement.

Contract is suitable for SMEs?

Yes

Contract is suitable for VCSEs?

Yes


Description

This is a Contract Award Notice to communicate a contract award to BDO LLP made compliantly under the East of England NHS Collaborative Procurement Hub (EoECPH) Statutory Audit and Multi-Specialty Audit & Advisory Consultancy Services Framework (Lot 4) advertised in OJEU (Ref: 2019/S 153-377590).

Internal Audit and Counter Fraud Services operate with the key objective of combating fraud in the NHS. This objective is to be achieved by working in partnership with colleagues in the NHS, BLMK, NHS Protect and other appropriate bodies to provide the NHS/BLMK with an integrated, comprehensive and professional audit and counter fraud service, and importantly the creation of an anti fraud culture.

NHS BLMK Commissioning Collaborative (BLMK) (as the Contracting Authority) required a comprehensive and efficient Internal Audit and Counter Fraud Service, which will assist in meeting its requirements, whilst maintaining the necessary level of professional independence.

BLMK are publishing this Contract Award Notice in the Contracts Finder in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (as amended by The Public Procurement (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020) for spend above £25,000.


More information

Additional text

The contract duration is for 24 months with an option to extend for a further 12 months (maximum 36-month contract).

The contract value being £89,300 per annum. The total value of the contract is £267,900 (36 months).

The main site or place of performance being Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes (BLMK).

The East of England NHS Collaborative Procurement Hub (EoECPH) Statutory Audit and Multi-Specialty Audit & Advisory Consultancy Services Framework (Lot 4) advertised in OJEU as 2019/S 153-377590 was determined as a viable route to market for the selection process. The East of England NHS Collaborative Procurement Hub worked closely in partnership with the NHS Counter Fraud Authority to develop a framework aimed at preventing and investigating fraud within the NHS. The Statutory Audit and Multi-Specialty Audit and Advisory Consultancy Services framework enables members to access audit services through a legally compliant route which conform to current and future legislation and audit best practice requirements. With a wide scope of services, the framework covers a comprehensive range of bespoke and locally specific audit needs including Internal Audit and Counter Fraud services.


Award information

Awarded date

16 March 2021

Contract start date

1 April 2021

Contract end date

31 March 2023

Total value of contract

£267,900

This contract was awarded to 1 supplier.

BDO LLP

Address

55 Baker Street
London
W1U 7EU

Reference

No reference - other

Value of contract

£267,900

Supplier is SME?

No

Supplier is VCSE?

No


About the buyer

Contact name

Esther Pettigrew

Address

NHS BLMK Commissioning Collaborative
Wrest Park, Capability House
Bedford
MK45 4HR
England

Email

esther.pettigrew@attain.co.uk