Statutory Audit and Multi-Specialty Audit Services

Auditing is an essential part of the process of accountability for public money and makes an important contribution to the stewardship of public resources and the corporate governance of public services.

Benefits of the contract

Financial Benefits

Savings and financial benefits can be achieved through: 

- Ceiling rates already established which can be reduced via a further competition. Pricing can be less than, but not more than the providers upper limit pricing value

- Cost transparency through a clear pricing structure

- Suppliers’ pricing remains anonymised and confidential to help maintain competitive pressure

- Pricing held for three years


Other Benefits


- Reduced risk- contractual terms and conditions that meet FCA audit regulations ensuring audit services are compliant

- Ability to direct award hence reduction in time taken to procure services

- The terms and conditions of the framework agreement and call off contracts have been agreed with each framework provider so no further legal dialogue is required

Contract description

Lot 1

External Audit

Lot 2

Internal Audit

Lot 3

Counter Fraud Services

Lot 4

Internal Audit & Counter Fraud Services

Lot 5

Workforce Investigation Services

Lot 6

Not Awarded

Lot 7

Local Security Management Specialists

Lot 8

Consultancy Audit and Financial Services


Please refer to User Guide

Contract Overview
Start 18-11-19
End 17-11-22
Contract Type Framework (Further Competition)
Accessible to All LPP Members
Authority Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
OJEU Award Ref 2019/S 153-377590
Initial Period (Years) 3.00
Extensions remaining 1.00
LPP Contact Laura Whitworth
LPP Ref Statutory Audit 2019