Published date: 27 October 2020

This notice was replaced on 30 November 2020

This notice does not contain the most up-to-date information about this procurement. The most recent notice is:

Opportunity (published 30 November 2020, last edited 4 January 2021)

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Contract summary


  • Internal audit services - 79212200

Location of contract


Value of contract

£0 to £50,000

Procurement reference


Published date

27 October 2020

Approach to market date

30 November 2020

Contract start date

1 April 2021

Contract end date

31 March 2024

Procedure type

Open (non-OJEU)

Any interested supplier may submit a tender in response to an opportunity notice.

Non-OJEU (Official Journal of the European Union) procedures are valued below a certain financial threshold.

Contract is suitable for SMEs?


Contract is suitable for VCSEs?



LGBCE (and in particular its Audit & Risk Committee) is seeking to invite tenders for internal audit services for three years with an optional extension of a further 12 months.

We are looking for an established internal audit services provider with a proven track record of providing internal audit services within the public sector and ideally with experience of small, non-departmental bodies.

The contract will commence on 1st April 2021 and the successful supplier would need to present a draft three-year internal audit strategy for LGBCE to the Audit & Risk Committee in May 2021.

How to apply

Tender invitation will be advertised on Contracts Finder around 30/11/2020. If you wish to be informed when the invitation is published please send an expression of interest to with the subject 'Internal Audit Tender: Expression of Interest' before 30/11/2020.

More information

Spend profile

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Financial year Budget
2021/2022 £12,000
2022/2023 £12,000
2023/2024 £12,000

About the buyer

Contact name

Karen Cleverly


LGBCE, Windsor House,
50 Victoria Street