2buy2: Dynamic Purchasing System for Accounting and Financial Advisory Services and External Audit

  2buy2 is using Delta eSourcing to run this tender exercise

Notice Summary
Title: Dynamic Purchasing System for Accounting and Financial Advisory Services and External Audit
Notice type: Contract Notice
Authority: 2buy2
Nature of contract: Services
Procedure: Restricted
Short Description: The purpose of this procurement is to establish a Dynamic Purchasing System for Accounting and Financial Advisory Services and External Audit. The DPS is for 60 months with an extension option of a further 60 months at 12 month increments. For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta portal at: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-Staffordshire:-Accounting-and-auditing-services./785ZXP4539 To respond to this opportunity, please click here: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/785ZXP4539 If you experience any technical difficulties from accessing the above url, then please contact the Delta eSourcing Helpdesk on call 0800 923 9236 or email helpdesk@delta-esourcing.com.
Published: 09/03/2021 13:59
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UK-Staffordshire: Accounting and auditing services.
Section I: Contracting Authority
      I.1) Name and addresses
             The Painsley Catholic Academy, 08146661
             UK, Station Road, Cheadle, Staffordshire, UK, United Kingdom
             Tel. +44 3333201015, Email: zoe.lloyd-jones@2buy2.com
             Contact: Zoe Lloyd-Jones
             Main Address: https://www.painsleymac.co.uk/
             NUTS Code: UKG2
      I.2) Joint procurement
      The contract involves joint procurement: No.
      In the case of joint procurement involving different countries, state applicable national procurement law: Not provided       
      The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body: Yes.
      I.3) Communication
      The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Staffordshire:-Accounting-and-auditing-services./785ZXP4539
      Additional information can be obtained from: the abovementioned address
      Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to the abovementioned address       
      Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at: www.delta-esourcing.com
      I.4) Type of the contracting authority
            Other type:: Education
      I.5) Main activity
            Education

Section II: Object
II.1) Scope of the procurement
      II.1.1) Title: Dynamic Purchasing System for Accounting and Financial Advisory Services and External Audit       
      Reference Number: EB.A&A.DPS
      II.1.2) Main CPV Code:
      79210000 - Accounting and auditing services.

      II.1.3) Type of contract: SERVICES
      II.1.4) Short description: The purpose of this procurement is to establish a Dynamic Purchasing System for Accounting and Financial Advisory Services and External Audit. The DPS is for 60 months with an extension option of a further 60 months at 12 month increments.
For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta portal at: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-Staffordshire:-Accounting-and-auditing-services./785ZXP4539
To respond to this opportunity, please click here: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/785ZXP4539
If you experience any technical difficulties from accessing the above url, then please contact the Delta eSourcing Helpdesk on call 0800 923 9236 or email helpdesk@delta-esourcing.com.       
      II.1.5) Estimated total value:
      Value excluding VAT: 15,000,000       
      Currency: GBP
      II.1.6) Information about lots:
      This contract is divided into lots: Yes       
      Tenders may be submitted for: All lots
      Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: Not provided
      The contracting authority reserves the right to award contracts combining the following lots or groups of lots: This DPS is lotted on both a regional and service basis. Bidders may respond to one or any number of lots.

II.2) Description
II.2) Description Lot No. 1
      
      II.2.1) Title: Accounting and Financial Advisory Services - East Midlands       
      Lot No: 1A       
      II.2.2) Additional CPV codes:
      79211000 - Accounting services.
      79200000 - Accounting, auditing and fiscal services.
      48444000 - Accounting system.
      79210000 - Accounting and auditing services.
      
      II.2.3) Place of performance:
      UKF EAST MIDLANDS (ENGLAND)
      
      II.2.4) Description of procurement: Establishment of a DPS for Accounting and Financial Advisory Services and External Audit. Please see the tender documents on delta (link below) for full details.
      II.2.5) Award criteria:
            Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents            
      II.2.6) Estimated value:
      Value excluding VAT: Not provided       
      Currency: Not provided       
      II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system:
      Duration in months: 60       
      This contract is subject to renewal: Yes       
      Description of renewals: The DPS is for 60 months with an extension option of a further 60 months at 12 month increments.
      II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited:
             Envisaged minimum number: 1
             
      Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Not provided
      II.2.10) Information about variants:
      Variants will be accepted: No
      II.2.11) Information about options:
      Options:       No             
      Description of options: Not provided
      II.2.12) Information about electronic catalogues:
      Tenders must be presented in the form of electronic catalogues or include an electronic catalogue: No
      II.2.13) Information about European Union funds:
      The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No       
      Identification of the project: Not provided             
      II.2.14) Additional information: Not provided       
II.2) Description Lot No. 2
      
      II.2.1) Title: External Audit Services - East Midlands       
      Lot No: 1B       
      II.2.2) Additional CPV codes:
      79212000 - Auditing services.
      79212100 - Financial auditing services.
      79212300 - Statutory audit services.
      
      II.2.3) Place of performance:
      UKF EAST MIDLANDS (ENGLAND)
      
      II.2.4) Description of procurement: Establishment of a DPS for Accounting and Financial Advisory Services and External Audit. Please see the tender documents on delta (link below) for full details.
      II.2.5) Award criteria:
            Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents            
      II.2.6) Estimated value:
      Value excluding VAT: Not provided       
      Currency: Not provided       
      II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system:
      Duration in months: 60       
      This contract is subject to renewal: Yes       
      Description of renewals: The DPS is for 60 months with an extension option of a further 60 months at 12 month increments.
      II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited:
             Envisaged minimum number: 1
             
      Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Not provided
      II.2.10) Information about variants:
      Variants will be accepted: No
      II.2.11) Information about options:
      Options:       No             
      Description of options: Not provided
      II.2.12) Information about electronic catalogues:
      Tenders must be presented in the form of electronic catalogues or include an electronic catalogue: No
      II.2.13) Information about European Union funds:
      The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No       
      Identification of the project: Not provided             
      II.2.14) Additional information: Not provided       
II.2) Description Lot No. 3
      
      II.2.1) Title: Accounting and Financial Advisory Services - East of England       
      Lot No: 2A       
      II.2.2) Additional CPV codes:
      48444000 - Accounting system.
      79200000 - Accounting, auditing and fiscal services.
      79210000 - Accounting and auditing services.
      79211000 - Accounting services.
      
      II.2.3) Place of performance:
      UKH EAST OF ENGLAND
      
      II.2.4) Description of procurement: Establishment of a DPS for Accounting and Financial Advisory Services and External Audit. Please see the tender documents on delta (link below) for full details.
      II.2.5) Award criteria:
            Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents            
      II.2.6) Estimated value:
      Value excluding VAT: Not provided       
      Currency: Not provided       
      II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system:
      Duration in months: 60       
      This contract is subject to renewal: Yes       
      Description of renewals: The DPS is for 60 months with an extension option of a further 60 months at 12 month increments.
      II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited:
             Envisaged minimum number: 1
             
      Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Not provided
      II.2.10) Information about variants:
      Variants will be accepted: No
      II.2.11) Information about options:
      Options:       No             
      Description of options: Not provided
      II.2.12) Information about electronic catalogues:
      Tenders must be presented in the form of electronic catalogues or include an electronic catalogue: No
      II.2.13) Information about European Union funds:
      The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No       
      Identification of the project: Not provided             
      II.2.14) Additional information: Not provided       
II.2) Description Lot No. 4
      
      II.2.1) Title: External Audit Services - East of England       
      Lot No: 2B       
      II.2.2) Additional CPV codes:
      79212000 - Auditing services.
      79212100 - Financial auditing services.
      79212300 - Statutory audit services.
      
      II.2.3) Place of performance:
      UKH EAST OF ENGLAND
      
      II.2.4) Description of procurement: Establishment of a DPS for Accounting and Financial Advisory Services and External Audit. Please see the tender documents on delta (link below) for full details.
      II.2.5) Award criteria:
            Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents            
      II.2.6) Estimated value:
      Value excluding VAT: Not provided       
      Currency: Not provided       
      II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system:
      Duration in months: 60       
      This contract is subject to renewal: Yes       
      Description of renewals: The DPS is for 60 months with an extension option of a further 60 months at 12 month increments.
      II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited:
             Envisaged minimum number: 1
             
      Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Not provided
      II.2.10) Information about variants:
      Variants will be accepted: No
      II.2.11) Information about options:
      Options:       No             
      Description of options: Not provided
      II.2.12) Information about electronic catalogues:
      Tenders must be presented in the form of electronic catalogues or include an electronic catalogue: No
      II.2.13) Information about European Union funds:
      The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No       
      Identification of the project: Not provided             
      II.2.14) Additional information: Not provided       
II.2) Description Lot No. 5
      
      II.2.1) Title: Accounting and Financial Advisory Services - London       
      Lot No: 3A       
      II.2.2) Additional CPV codes:
      48444000 - Accounting system.
      79200000 - Accounting, auditing and fiscal services.
      79210000 - Accounting and auditing services.
      79211000 - Accounting services.
      
      II.2.3) Place of performance:
      UKI LONDON
      
      II.2.4) Description of procurement: Establishment of a DPS for Accounting and Financial Advisory Services and External Audit. Please see the tender documents on delta (link below) for full details.
      II.2.5) Award criteria:
            Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents            
      II.2.6) Estimated value:
      Value excluding VAT: Not provided       
      Currency: Not provided       
      II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system:
      Duration in months: 60       
      This contract is subject to renewal: Yes       
      Description of renewals: The DPS is for 60 months with an extension option of a further 60 months at 12 month increments.
      II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited:
             Envisaged minimum number: 1
             
      Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Not provided
      II.2.10) Information about variants:
      Variants will be accepted: No
      II.2.11) Information about options:
      Options:       No             
      Description of options: Not provided
      II.2.12) Information about electronic catalogues:
      Tenders must be presented in the form of electronic catalogues or include an electronic catalogue: No
      II.2.13) Information about European Union funds:
      The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No       
      Identification of the project: Not provided             
      II.2.14) Additional information: Not provided       
II.2) Description Lot No. 6
      
      II.2.1) Title: External Audit Services - London       
      Lot No: 3B       
      II.2.2) Additional CPV codes:
      79212000 - Auditing services.
      79212100 - Financial auditing services.
      79212300 - Statutory audit services.
      
      II.2.3) Place of performance:
      UKI LONDON
      
      II.2.4) Description of procurement: Establishment of a DPS for Accounting and Financial Advisory Services and External Audit. Please see the tender documents on delta (link below) for full details.
      II.2.5) Award criteria:
            Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents            
      II.2.6) Estimated value:
      Value excluding VAT: Not provided       
      Currency: Not provided       
      II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system:
      Duration in months: 60       
      This contract is subject to renewal: Yes       
      Description of renewals: The DPS is for 60 months with an extension option of a further 60 months at 12 month increments.
      II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited:
             Envisaged minimum number: 1
             
      Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Not provided
      II.2.10) Information about variants:
      Variants will be accepted: No
      II.2.11) Information about options:
      Options:       No             
      Description of options: Not provided
      II.2.12) Information about electronic catalogues:
      Tenders must be presented in the form of electronic catalogues or include an electronic catalogue: No
      II.2.13) Information about European Union funds:
      The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No       
      Identification of the project: Not provided             
      II.2.14) Additional information: Not provided       
II.2) Description Lot No. 7
      
      II.2.1) Title: Accounting and Financial Advisory Services - North East       
      Lot No: 4A       
      II.2.2) Additional CPV codes:
      48444000 - Accounting system.
      79200000 - Accounting, auditing and fiscal services.
      79210000 - Accounting and auditing services.
      79211000 - Accounting services.
      
      II.2.3) Place of performance:
      UKC NORTH EAST (ENGLAND)
      
      II.2.4) Description of procurement: Establishment of a DPS for Accounting and Financial Advisory Services and External Audit. Please see the tender documents on delta (link below) for full details.
      II.2.5) Award criteria:
            Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents            
      II.2.6) Estimated value:
      Value excluding VAT: Not provided       
      Currency: Not provided       
      II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system:
      Duration in months: 60       
      This contract is subject to renewal: Yes       
      Description of renewals: The DPS is for 60 months with an extension option of a further 60 months at 12 month increments.
      II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited:
       Not provided
      Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Not provided
      II.2.10) Information about variants:
      Variants will be accepted: No
      II.2.11) Information about options:
      Options:       No             
      Description of options: Not provided
      II.2.12) Information about electronic catalogues:
      Tenders must be presented in the form of electronic catalogues or include an electronic catalogue: No
      II.2.13) Information about European Union funds:
      The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No       
      Identification of the project: Not provided             
      II.2.14) Additional information: Not provided       
II.2) Description Lot No. 8
      
      II.2.1) Title: External Audit Services - North East       
      Lot No: 4B       
      II.2.2) Additional CPV codes:
      79212000 - Auditing services.
      79212100 - Financial auditing services.
      79212300 - Statutory audit services.
      
      II.2.3) Place of performance:
      UKC NORTH EAST (ENGLAND)
      
      II.2.4) Description of procurement: Establishment of a DPS for Accounting and Financial Advisory Services and External Audit. Please see the tender documents on delta (link below) for full details.
      II.2.5) Award criteria:
            Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents            
      II.2.6) Estimated value:
      Value excluding VAT: Not provided       
      Currency: Not provided       
      II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system:
      Duration in months: 60       
      This contract is subject to renewal: Yes       
      Description of renewals: The DPS is for 60 months with an extension option of a further 60 months at 12 month increments.
      II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited:
       Not provided
      Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Not provided
      II.2.10) Information about variants:
      Variants will be accepted: No
      II.2.11) Information about options:
      Options:       No             
      Description of options: Not provided
      II.2.12) Information about electronic catalogues:
      Tenders must be presented in the form of electronic catalogues or include an electronic catalogue: No
      II.2.13) Information about European Union funds:
      The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No       
      Identification of the project: Not provided             
      II.2.14) Additional information: Not provided       
II.2) Description Lot No. 9
      
      II.2.1) Title: Accounting and Financial Advisory Services - North West       
      Lot No: 5A       
      II.2.2) Additional CPV codes:
      48444000 - Accounting system.
      79200000 - Accounting, auditing and fiscal services.
      79210000 - Accounting and auditing services.
      79211000 - Accounting services.
      
      II.2.3) Place of performance:
      UKD NORTH WEST (ENGLAND)
      
      II.2.4) Description of procurement: Establishment of a DPS for Accounting and Financial Advisory Services and External Audit. Please see the tender documents on delta (link below) for full details.
      II.2.5) Award criteria:
            Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents            
      II.2.6) Estimated value:
      Value excluding VAT: Not provided       
      Currency: Not provided       
      II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system:
      Duration in months: 60       
      This contract is subject to renewal: Yes       
      Description of renewals: The DPS is for 60 months with an extension option of a further 60 months at 12 month increments.
      II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited:
       Not provided
      Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Not provided
      II.2.10) Information about variants:
      Variants will be accepted: No
      II.2.11) Information about options:
      Options:       No             
      Description of options: Not provided
      II.2.12) Information about electronic catalogues:
      Tenders must be presented in the form of electronic catalogues or include an electronic catalogue: No
      II.2.13) Information about European Union funds:
      The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No       
      Identification of the project: Not provided             
      II.2.14) Additional information: Not provided       
II.2) Description Lot No. 10
      
      II.2.1) Title: External Audit Services - North West       
      Lot No: 5B       
      II.2.2) Additional CPV codes:
      79212000 - Auditing services.
      79212100 - Financial auditing services.
      79212300 - Statutory audit services.
      
      II.2.3) Place of performance:
      UKD NORTH WEST (ENGLAND)
      
      II.2.4) Description of procurement: Establishment of a DPS for Accounting and Financial Advisory Services and External Audit. Please see the tender documents on delta (link below) for full details.
      II.2.5) Award criteria:
            Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents            
      II.2.6) Estimated value:
      Value excluding VAT: Not provided       
      Currency: Not provided       
      II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system:
      Duration in months: 60       
      This contract is subject to renewal: Yes       
      Description of renewals: The DPS is for 60 months with an extension option of a further 60 months at 12 month increments.
      II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited:
       Not provided
      Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Not provided
      II.2.10) Information about variants:
      Variants will be accepted: No
      II.2.11) Information about options:
      Options:       No             
      Description of options: Not provided
      II.2.12) Information about electronic catalogues:
      Tenders must be presented in the form of electronic catalogues or include an electronic catalogue: No
      II.2.13) Information about European Union funds:
      The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No       
      Identification of the project: Not provided             
      II.2.14) Additional information: Not provided       
II.2) Description Lot No. 11
      
      II.2.1) Title: Accounting and Financial Advisory Services - South East       
      Lot No: 6A       
      II.2.2) Additional CPV codes:
      48444000 - Accounting system.
      79200000 - Accounting, auditing and fiscal services.
      79210000 - Accounting and auditing services.
      79211000 - Accounting services.
      
      II.2.3) Place of performance:
      UKJ SOUTH EAST (ENGLAND)
      
      II.2.4) Description of procurement: Establishment of a DPS for Accounting and Financial Advisory Services and External Audit. Please see the tender documents on delta (link below) for full details.
      II.2.5) Award criteria:
            Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents            
      II.2.6) Estimated value:
      Value excluding VAT: Not provided       
      Currency: Not provided       
      II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system:
      Duration in months: 60       
      This contract is subject to renewal: Yes       
      Description of renewals: The DPS is for 60 months with an extension option of a further 60 months at 12 month increments.
      II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited:
       Not provided
      Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Not provided
      II.2.10) Information about variants:
      Variants will be accepted: No
      II.2.11) Information about options:
      Options:       No             
      Description of options: Not provided
      II.2.12) Information about electronic catalogues:
      Tenders must be presented in the form of electronic catalogues or include an electronic catalogue: No
      II.2.13) Information about European Union funds:
      The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No       
      Identification of the project: Not provided             
      II.2.14) Additional information: Not provided       
II.2) Description Lot No. 12
      
      II.2.1) Title: External Audit Services - South East       
      Lot No: 6B       
      II.2.2) Additional CPV codes:
      79212000 - Auditing services.
      79212100 - Financial auditing services.
      79212300 - Statutory audit services.
      
      II.2.3) Place of performance:
      UKJ SOUTH EAST (ENGLAND)
      
      II.2.4) Description of procurement: Establishment of a DPS for Accounting and Financial Advisory Services and External Audit. Please see the tender documents on delta (link below) for full details.
      II.2.5) Award criteria:
            Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents            
      II.2.6) Estimated value:
      Value excluding VAT: Not provided       
      Currency: Not provided       
      II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system:
      Duration in months: 60       
      This contract is subject to renewal: Yes       
      Description of renewals: The DPS is for 60 months with an extension option of a further 60 months at 12 month increments.
      II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited:
       Not provided
      Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Not provided
      II.2.10) Information about variants:
      Variants will be accepted: No
      II.2.11) Information about options:
      Options:       No             
      Description of options: Not provided
      II.2.12) Information about electronic catalogues:
      Tenders must be presented in the form of electronic catalogues or include an electronic catalogue: No
      II.2.13) Information about European Union funds:
      The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No       
      Identification of the project: Not provided             
      II.2.14) Additional information: Not provided       
II.2) Description Lot No. 13
      
      II.2.1) Title: Accounting and Financial Advisory Services - South West       
      Lot No: 7A       
      II.2.2) Additional CPV codes:
      48444000 - Accounting system.
      79200000 - Accounting, auditing and fiscal services.
      79210000 - Accounting and auditing services.
      79211000 - Accounting services.
      
      II.2.3) Place of performance:
      UKK SOUTH WEST (ENGLAND)
      
      II.2.4) Description of procurement: Establishment of a DPS for Accounting and Financial Advisory Services and External Audit. Please see the tender documents on delta (link below) for full details.
      II.2.5) Award criteria:
            Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents            
      II.2.6) Estimated value:
      Value excluding VAT: Not provided       
      Currency: Not provided       
      II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system:
      Duration in months: 60       
      This contract is subject to renewal: Yes       
      Description of renewals: The DPS is for 60 months with an extension option of a further 60 months at 12 month increments.
      II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited:
       Not provided
      Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Not provided
      II.2.10) Information about variants:
      Variants will be accepted: No
      II.2.11) Information about options:
      Options:       No             
      Description of options: Not provided
      II.2.12) Information about electronic catalogues:
      Tenders must be presented in the form of electronic catalogues or include an electronic catalogue: No
      II.2.13) Information about European Union funds:
      The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No       
      Identification of the project: Not provided             
      II.2.14) Additional information: Not provided       
II.2) Description Lot No. 14
      
      II.2.1) Title: External Audit Services - South West       
      Lot No: 7B       
      II.2.2) Additional CPV codes:
      79212000 - Auditing services.
      79212100 - Financial auditing services.
      79212300 - Statutory audit services.
      
      II.2.3) Place of performance:
      UKK SOUTH WEST (ENGLAND)
      
      II.2.4) Description of procurement: Establishment of a DPS for Accounting and Financial Advisory Services and External Audit. Please see the tender documents on delta (link below) for full details.
      II.2.5) Award criteria:
            Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents            
      II.2.6) Estimated value:
      Value excluding VAT: Not provided       
      Currency: Not provided       
      II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system:
      Duration in months: 60       
      This contract is subject to renewal: Yes       
      Description of renewals: The DPS is for 60 months with an extension option of a further 60 months at 12 month increments.
      II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited:
       Not provided
      Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Not provided
      II.2.10) Information about variants:
      Variants will be accepted: No
      II.2.11) Information about options:
      Options:       No             
      Description of options: Not provided
      II.2.12) Information about electronic catalogues:
      Tenders must be presented in the form of electronic catalogues or include an electronic catalogue: No
      II.2.13) Information about European Union funds:
      The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No       
      Identification of the project: Not provided             
      II.2.14) Additional information: Not provided       
II.2) Description Lot No. 15
      
      II.2.1) Title: Accounting and Financial Advisory Services - West Midlands       
      Lot No: 8A       
      II.2.2) Additional CPV codes:
      48444000 - Accounting system.
      79200000 - Accounting, auditing and fiscal services.
      79210000 - Accounting and auditing services.
      79211000 - Accounting services.
      
      II.2.3) Place of performance:
      UKG WEST MIDLANDS (ENGLAND)
      
      II.2.4) Description of procurement: Establishment of a DPS for Accounting and Financial Advisory Services and External Audit. Please see the tender documents on delta (link below) for full details.
      II.2.5) Award criteria:
            Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents            
      II.2.6) Estimated value:
      Value excluding VAT: Not provided       
      Currency: Not provided       
      II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system:
      Duration in months: 60       
      This contract is subject to renewal: Yes       
      Description of renewals: The DPS is for 60 months with an extension option of a further 60 months at 12 month increments.
      II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited:
       Not provided
      Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Not provided
      II.2.10) Information about variants:
      Variants will be accepted: No
      II.2.11) Information about options:
      Options:       No             
      Description of options: Not provided
      II.2.12) Information about electronic catalogues:
      Tenders must be presented in the form of electronic catalogues or include an electronic catalogue: No
      II.2.13) Information about European Union funds:
      The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No       
      Identification of the project: Not provided             
      II.2.14) Additional information: Not provided       
II.2) Description Lot No. 16
      
      II.2.1) Title: External Audit Services - West Midlands       
      Lot No: 8B       
      II.2.2) Additional CPV codes:
      79212000 - Auditing services.
      79212100 - Financial auditing services.
      79212300 - Statutory audit services.
      
      II.2.3) Place of performance:
      UKG WEST MIDLANDS (ENGLAND)
      
      II.2.4) Description of procurement: Establishment of a DPS for Accounting and Financial Advisory Services and External Audit. Please see the tender documents on delta (link below) for full details.
      II.2.5) Award criteria:
            Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents            
      II.2.6) Estimated value:
      Value excluding VAT: Not provided       
      Currency: Not provided       
      II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system:
      Duration in months: 60       
      This contract is subject to renewal: Yes       
      Description of renewals: The DPS is for 60 months with an extension option of a further 60 months at 12 month increments.
      II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited:
       Not provided
      Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Not provided
      II.2.10) Information about variants:
      Variants will be accepted: No
      II.2.11) Information about options:
      Options:       No             
      Description of options: Not provided
      II.2.12) Information about electronic catalogues:
      Tenders must be presented in the form of electronic catalogues or include an electronic catalogue: No
      II.2.13) Information about European Union funds:
      The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No       
      Identification of the project: Not provided             
      II.2.14) Additional information: Not provided       
II.2) Description Lot No. 17
      
      II.2.1) Title: Accounting and Financial Advisory Services - Yorkshire and the Humber       
      Lot No: 9A       
      II.2.2) Additional CPV codes:
      48444000 - Accounting system.
      79200000 - Accounting, auditing and fiscal services.
      79210000 - Accounting and auditing services.
      79211000 - Accounting services.
      
      II.2.3) Place of performance:
      UKE YORKSHIRE AND THE HUMBER
      
      II.2.4) Description of procurement: Establishment of a DPS for Accounting and Financial Advisory Services and External Audit. Please see the tender documents on delta (link below) for full details.
      II.2.5) Award criteria:
            Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents            
      II.2.6) Estimated value:
      Value excluding VAT: Not provided       
      Currency: Not provided       
      II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system:
      Duration in months: 60       
      This contract is subject to renewal: Yes       
      Description of renewals: The DPS is for 60 months with an extension option of a further 60 months at 12 month increments.
      II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited:
       Not provided
      Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Not provided
      II.2.10) Information about variants:
      Variants will be accepted: No
      II.2.11) Information about options:
      Options:       No             
      Description of options: Not provided
      II.2.12) Information about electronic catalogues:
      Tenders must be presented in the form of electronic catalogues or include an electronic catalogue: No
      II.2.13) Information about European Union funds:
      The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No       
      Identification of the project: Not provided             
      II.2.14) Additional information: Not provided       
II.2) Description Lot No. 18
      
      II.2.1) Title: External Audit Services - Yorkshire and the Humber       
      Lot No: 9B       
      II.2.2) Additional CPV codes:
      79212000 - Auditing services.
      79212100 - Financial auditing services.
      79212300 - Statutory audit services.
      
      II.2.3) Place of performance:
      UKE YORKSHIRE AND THE HUMBER
      
      II.2.4) Description of procurement: Establishment of a DPS for Accounting and Financial Advisory Services and External Audit. Please see the tender documents on delta (link below) for full details.
      II.2.5) Award criteria:
            Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents            
      II.2.6) Estimated value:
      Value excluding VAT: Not provided       
      Currency: Not provided       
      II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system:
      Duration in months: 60       
      This contract is subject to renewal: Yes       
      Description of renewals: The DPS is for 60 months with an extension option of a further 60 months at 12 month increments.
      II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited:
       Not provided
      Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Not provided
      II.2.10) Information about variants:
      Variants will be accepted: No
      II.2.11) Information about options:
      Options:       No             
      Description of options: Not provided
      II.2.12) Information about electronic catalogues:
      Tenders must be presented in the form of electronic catalogues or include an electronic catalogue: No
      II.2.13) Information about European Union funds:
      The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No       
      Identification of the project: Not provided             
      II.2.14) Additional information: Not provided       
II.2) Description Lot No. 19
      
      II.2.1) Title: Accounting and Financial Advisory Services - Northern Ireland       
      Lot No: 10A       
      II.2.2) Additional CPV codes:
      48444000 - Accounting system.
      79200000 - Accounting, auditing and fiscal services.
      79210000 - Accounting and auditing services.
      79211000 - Accounting services.
      
      II.2.3) Place of performance:
      UKN NORTHERN IRELAND
      
      II.2.4) Description of procurement: Establishment of a DPS for Accounting and Financial Advisory Services and External Audit. Please see the tender documents on delta (link below) for full details.
      II.2.5) Award criteria:
            Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents            
      II.2.6) Estimated value:
      Value excluding VAT: Not provided       
      Currency: Not provided       
      II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system:
      Duration in months: 60       
      This contract is subject to renewal: Yes       
      Description of renewals: The DPS is for 60 months with an extension option of a further 60 months at 12 month increments.
      II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited:
       Not provided
      Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Not provided
      II.2.10) Information about variants:
      Variants will be accepted: No
      II.2.11) Information about options:
      Options:       No             
      Description of options: Not provided
      II.2.12) Information about electronic catalogues:
      Tenders must be presented in the form of electronic catalogues or include an electronic catalogue: No
      II.2.13) Information about European Union funds:
      The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No       
      Identification of the project: Not provided             
      II.2.14) Additional information: Not provided       
II.2) Description Lot No. 20
      
      II.2.1) Title: External Audit Services - Northern Ireland       
      Lot No: 10B       
      II.2.2) Additional CPV codes:
      79212000 - Auditing services.
      79212100 - Financial auditing services.
      79212300 - Statutory audit services.
      
      II.2.3) Place of performance:
      UKN NORTHERN IRELAND
      
      II.2.4) Description of procurement: Establishment of a DPS for Accounting and Financial Advisory Services and External Audit. Please see the tender documents on delta (link below) for full details.
      II.2.5) Award criteria:
            Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents            
      II.2.6) Estimated value:
      Value excluding VAT: Not provided       
      Currency: Not provided       
      II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system:
      Duration in months: 60       
      This contract is subject to renewal: Yes       
      Description of renewals: The DPS is for 60 months with an extension option of a further 60 months at 12 month increments.
      II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited:
       Not provided
      Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Not provided
      II.2.10) Information about variants:
      Variants will be accepted: No
      II.2.11) Information about options:
      Options:       No             
      Description of options: Not provided
      II.2.12) Information about electronic catalogues:
      Tenders must be presented in the form of electronic catalogues or include an electronic catalogue: No
      II.2.13) Information about European Union funds:
      The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No       
      Identification of the project: Not provided             
      II.2.14) Additional information: Not provided       
II.2) Description Lot No. 21
      
      II.2.1) Title: Accounting and Financial Advisory Services - Scotland       
      Lot No: 11A       
      II.2.2) Additional CPV codes:
      48444000 - Accounting system.
      79200000 - Accounting, auditing and fiscal services.
      79210000 - Accounting and auditing services.
      79211000 - Accounting services.
      
      II.2.3) Place of performance:
      UKM SCOTLAND
      
      II.2.4) Description of procurement: Establishment of a DPS for Accounting and Financial Advisory Services and External Audit. Please see the tender documents on delta (link below) for full details.
      II.2.5) Award criteria:
            Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents            
      II.2.6) Estimated value:
      Value excluding VAT: Not provided       
      Currency: Not provided       
      II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system:
      Duration in months: 60       
      This contract is subject to renewal: Yes       
      Description of renewals: The DPS is for 60 months with an extension option of a further 60 months at 12 month increments.
      II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited:
       Not provided
      Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Not provided
      II.2.10) Information about variants:
      Variants will be accepted: No
      II.2.11) Information about options:
      Options:       No             
      Description of options: Not provided
      II.2.12) Information about electronic catalogues:
      Tenders must be presented in the form of electronic catalogues or include an electronic catalogue: No
      II.2.13) Information about European Union funds:
      The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No       
      Identification of the project: Not provided             
      II.2.14) Additional information: Not provided       
II.2) Description Lot No. 22
      
      II.2.1) Title: External Audit Services - Scotland       
      Lot No: 11B       
      II.2.2) Additional CPV codes:
      79212000 - Auditing services.
      79212100 - Financial auditing services.
      79212300 - Statutory audit services.
      
      II.2.3) Place of performance:
      UKM SCOTLAND
      
      II.2.4) Description of procurement: Establishment of a DPS for Accounting and Financial Advisory Services and External Audit. Please see the tender documents on delta (link below) for full details.
      II.2.5) Award criteria:
            Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents            
      II.2.6) Estimated value:
      Value excluding VAT: Not provided       
      Currency: Not provided       
      II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system:
      Duration in months: 60       
      This contract is subject to renewal: Yes       
      Description of renewals: The DPS is for 60 months with an extension option of a further 60 months at 12 month increments.
      II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited:
       Not provided
      Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Not provided
      II.2.10) Information about variants:
      Variants will be accepted: No
      II.2.11) Information about options:
      Options:       No             
      Description of options: Not provided
      II.2.12) Information about electronic catalogues:
      Tenders must be presented in the form of electronic catalogues or include an electronic catalogue: No
      II.2.13) Information about European Union funds:
      The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No       
      Identification of the project: Not provided             
      II.2.14) Additional information: Not provided       
II.2) Description Lot No. 23
      
      II.2.1) Title: Accounting and Financial Advisory Services - Wales       
      Lot No: 12A       
      II.2.2) Additional CPV codes:
      48444000 - Accounting system.
      79200000 - Accounting, auditing and fiscal services.
      79210000 - Accounting and auditing services.
      79211000 - Accounting services.
      
      II.2.3) Place of performance:
      UKL WALES
      
      II.2.4) Description of procurement: Establishment of a DPS for Accounting and Financial Advisory Services and External Audit. Please see the tender documents on delta (link below) for full details.
      II.2.5) Award criteria:
            Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents            
      II.2.6) Estimated value:
      Value excluding VAT: Not provided       
      Currency: Not provided       
      II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system:
      Duration in months: 60       
      This contract is subject to renewal: Yes       
      Description of renewals: The DPS is for 60 months with an extension option of a further 60 months at 12 month increments.
      II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited:
       Not provided
      Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Not provided
      II.2.10) Information about variants:
      Variants will be accepted: No
      II.2.11) Information about options:
      Options:       No             
      Description of options: Not provided
      II.2.12) Information about electronic catalogues:
      Tenders must be presented in the form of electronic catalogues or include an electronic catalogue: No
      II.2.13) Information about European Union funds:
      The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No       
      Identification of the project: Not provided             
      II.2.14) Additional information: Not provided       
II.2) Description Lot No. 24
      
      II.2.1) Title: External Audit Services - Wales       
      Lot No: 12B       
      II.2.2) Additional CPV codes:
      79212000 - Auditing services.
      79212100 - Financial auditing services.
      79212300 - Statutory audit services.
      
      II.2.3) Place of performance:
      UKL WALES
      
      II.2.4) Description of procurement: Establishment of a DPS for Accounting and Financial Advisory Services and External Audit. Please see the tender documents on delta (link below) for full details.
      II.2.5) Award criteria:
            Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents            
      II.2.6) Estimated value:
      Value excluding VAT: Not provided       
      Currency: Not provided       
      II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system:
      Duration in months: 60       
      This contract is subject to renewal: Yes       
      Description of renewals: The DPS is for 60 months with an extension option of a further 60 months at 12 month increments.
      II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited:
       Not provided
      Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Not provided
      II.2.10) Information about variants:
      Variants will be accepted: No
      II.2.11) Information about options:
      Options:       No             
      Description of options: Not provided
      II.2.12) Information about electronic catalogues:
      Tenders must be presented in the form of electronic catalogues or include an electronic catalogue: No
      II.2.13) Information about European Union funds:
      The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No       
      Identification of the project: Not provided             
      II.2.14) Additional information: Not provided       


Section III: Legal, Economic, Financial And Technical Information
   III.1) Conditions for participation
      III.1.1) Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
      List and brief description of conditions:          
      Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents    
      III.1.2) Economic and financial standing          
      Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents       
      List and brief description of selection criteria:       
      Not Provided    
      Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required (if applicable) :       
      Not Provided    
      III.1.3) Technical and professional ability    
      Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
      List and brief description of selection criteria:       
      Not Provided      
      Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required (if applicable) :          
      Not Provided   
      III.1.5) Information about reserved contracts (if applicable)   
      The contract is reserved to sheltered workshops and economic operators aiming at the social and professional integration of disabled or disadvantaged persons: No       
      The execution of the contract is restricted to the framework of sheltered employment programmes: No    
      
   III.2) Conditions related to the contract
      III.2.1) Information about a particular profession    
      Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision:          
      Not Provided    
      III.2.2) Contract performance conditions          
      Not Provided          
      III.2.3) Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract
      Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract: No

Section IV: Procedure
   IV.1) Description RESTRICTED
      IV.1.1) Type of procedure: Restricted   
   
   IV.1.3) Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system    
         The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement - NO        
         The procurement involves the setting up of a dynamic purchasing system       
         The dynamic purchasing system might be used by additional purchasers           
         In the case of framework agreements justification for any duration exceeding 4 years: Not Provided    
   
   
   IV.1.6) Information about electronic auction:
      An electronic auction will be used: No
      Additional information about electronic auction: Not provided
   IV.1.8) Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
      The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: No       
   IV.2) Administrative information
      IV.2.1) Previous publication concerning this procedure:
         Notice number in the OJ S: Not provided       
      IV.2.2) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
       Date: 13/04/2021 Time: 12:00
      IV.2.3) Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates: 17/05/2021       
      IV.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted: English,       
      IV.2.6) Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender: Not Provided      
      

Section VI: Complementary Information
   VI.1) Information about recurrence
   This is a recurrent procurement: No    
   Estimated timing for further notices to be published: Not provided
   VI.2) Information about electronic workflows
   Electronic ordering will be used No       
   Electronic invoicing will be accepted No       
   Electronic payment will be used No       
   VI.3) Additional Information: The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic
operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on
the criteria set out for the procurement. The contractor and its supply chain will be required to actively participate in
the achievement of social and/or environmental objectives relating to recruitment, training and supply chain initiatives,
and sustainable working. Accordingly, the contract performance conditions may relate in particular to social and/or
environmental considerations. This DPS is being established by Painsley Catholic Academy in Collaboration with Churchmarketplace Limited and 2buy2.com Ltd on behalf of other contracting authorities as defined below:
This framework is available to the following Educational Establishments: Nursery School, Primary School, Middle or
High School, Secondary School, Academy, Special School, Pupil Referral Unit (PRU), Further Education Colleges,
Universities.
England https://www.gov.uk/find-school-in-england
Scotland https://education.gov.scot/ParentZone/find-a-school/
Wales https://gov.wales/my-local-school-guide
Northern Ireland https://www.eani.org.uk/admissions-guides/transfer-between-schools/find-a-school
Academies http://www.education.gov.uk/schools/performance/
Universities and Colleges https://www.gov.uk/check-a-university-is-officially-recognised
Also available to the following organisations:- Police, fire and rescue, maritime and coastguard agency emergency
services:
UK Police Forces https://www.police.uk/forces/
England, Scotland and Wales Fire and Rescue Services https://www.nationalfirechiefs.org.uk/Fire-and-Rescue-
Services
Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Services https://www.nifrs.org/about-nifrs/areas-districts/
UK Maritime & Coastguard Agency https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/maritime-and-coastguardagency/
about/access-and-opening
NHS bodies, the HSC (Northern Ireland) and ambulance services:
England NHS https://www.nhs.uk/servicedirectories/pages/nhstrustlisting.aspx
Scotland NHS https://www.scot.nhs.uk/organisations/
Wales NHS https://www.wales.nhs.uk/nhswalesaboutus/structure
Northern Ireland HSC http://online.hscni.net/hospitals/health-and-social-care-trusts/
England Ambulance Service https://www.nhs.uk/servicedirectories/pages/nhstrustlisting.aspx
Scotland Ambulance Service http://www.scottishambulance.com/footer/contactus.aspx
Wales Ambulance Service https://www.ambulance.wales.nhs.uk/
Northern Ireland Ambulance Service http://www.nias.hscni.net/contact-us-2/contact-details/
Central government departments and their agencies:
England / UK Central Government https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations
Scotland Government https://www.gov.scot/about/how-government-is-run/directorates/
Wales Government https://gov.wales/about-us
Northern Ireland Government https://www.northernireland.gov.uk/topics/your-executive/government-departments
Registered charities:
England and Wales http://apps.charitycommission.gov.uk/showcharity/registerofcharities/RegisterHomePage.aspx
Scotland https://www.oscr.org.uk/guidance-and-forms/
Northern Ireland https://www.charitycommissionni.org.uk/charity-search/?pageNumber=1
Registered social landlords: government funded, not-for-profit organisations that provide affordable housing. They
include housing associations, trusts and cooperatives:-
England https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/current-registered-providers-of-social-housing
Scotland https://www.housingregulator.gov.scot/landlord-performance
Wales https://gov.wales/housing
Northern Ireland https://www.nidirect.gov.uk/contacts/housing-associations
Local authority councils: county, unitary, district, borough, and metropolitan councils (parish and community councils:
•England Scotland Wales Northern Ire Local Councils
For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:
https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Staffordshire:-Accounting-and-auditing-services./785ZXP4539

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:
https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/785ZXP4539
   VI.4) Procedures for review
   VI.4.1) Review body:
             High Court of England and Wales
       London, United Kingdom
   VI.4.2) Body responsible for mediation procedures:
Not provided
   VI.4.3) Review procedure
   Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:    
    Not Provided    
   VI.4.4) Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained:
Not provided
   VI.5) Date Of Dispatch Of This Notice: 09/03/2021

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