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Accounting, auditing and fiscal services

Published 07/11/2019

United Kingdom

Country UK

Status Contract notice

CType Services

Tender Details
Reference2019/S 215-527923
Award CriteriaThe most economic tender
ProcurementOpen procedure
Main ActivitiesOther
Common Procurement VocabularyAccounting
auditing and fiscal services
Date Published7th Nov 2019

United Kingdom

Country UK

Status Contract notice

CType Services

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Connected Places Catapult
Postal address: 3rd Floor The Pinnacle, 170 Midsummer Boulevard
Town: Milton Keynes
NUTS code: UK
Postal code: MK9 1BP
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Nathan Whittaker
E-mail: Procurement-LDN@cp.catapult.org.uk

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://cp.catapult.org.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: https://cp.catapult.org.uk/

I.2)Information about joint procurement
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://procontract.due-north.com/Procurer/Advert/View?advertId=da52360e-beff-e911-80fb-005056b64545
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://procontract.due-north.com/Procurer/Advert/View?advertId=da52360e-beff-e911-80fb-005056b64545
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Other type: Partially publicly funded through another Contracting Authority
I.5)Main activity
Other activity: Innovation and technology

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

Provision of External Audit Services

Reference number: DN445336
II.1.2)Main CPV code
79200000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Connected Places Catapult wishes to award a contract for the provision of external audit services for Connected Places Catapult.

The contract is to cover the following services:

— statutory audit of each of the 6 entities in the Group,

— preparation of statutory company financial statements for 5 companies and one set of consolidated accounts for the Group,

— corporation tax returns for the Group,

— UKRI grant audits — approximately 16 per annum — H2020 grant audits — approximately 1 per annum, and

— ad hoc advice as may be necessary from time-to-time.

The contract for services will be for a maximum 5 year period consisting of an initial term of 3 years and 2 optional extensions of 12 months each.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 350 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Connected Places Catapult wishes to award a contract for the provision of external audit services for Connected Places Catapult.

The contract is to cover the following services:

— statutory audit of each of the 6 entities in the Group,

— preparation of statutory company financial statements for 5 companies and one set of consolidated accounts for the Group,

— corporation tax returns for the Group,

— UKRI grant audits — approximately 16 per annum — H2020 grant audits — approximately 1 per annum, and

— ad hoc advice as may be necessary from time-to-time.

The contract for services will be for a maximum 5 year period consisting of an initial term of 3 years and 2 optional extensions of 12 months each.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 70
Price - Weighting: 30
II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The contract for services will be for a maximum 5 year period consisting of an initial term of 3 years and 2 optional extensions of 12 months each.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

This contract will be for an initial period of 36 months with the option to extend for up to 2 further periods of 12 consecutive months, at the authority's discretion.

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:

Bidders will be assessed on the basis of information provided in response to an invitation to tender (ITT).

This procurement will be managed electronically via the ProContract e-procurement Portal Due North. This will be the primary route for sharing information and communicating with bidders.

To participate bidders must first be registered on ProContract.

To register go to the URL: https://procontract.due-north.com/Register

Once registered on the ProContract portal, you will be able to express your interest in this procurement. Your registered user will receive a notification email to alert them once this has been done.

Note: If you require additional users from your organisation to see the (ITT), do not repeat the above as this will create a new separate account; instead the registered user can add additional users to the existing account via your ProContract Profile.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 06/12/2019
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
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
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 06/12/2019
Local time: 12:05
Place:

Electronically via web-based portal.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:

To register interest in the opportunity and download the invitation to tender, please visit https://procontract.due-north.com/Procurer/Advert/View?advertId=da52360e-beff-e911-80fb-005056b64545 where you will have to register if you have not used the system before. Once registered, the opportunity can be accessed through reference DN445336

For queries regarding the portal, please contact the Due North help desk via the home page. Do not make contact with the Catapult via any other channel of communication regarding this requirement.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: Connected Places Catapult
Town: Milton Keynes
Country: United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
06/11/2019
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Tender Details
Reference2019/S 215-527923
Award CriteriaThe most economic tender
ProcurementOpen procedure
Main ActivitiesOther
Common Procurement VocabularyAccounting
auditing and fiscal services
Date Published7th Nov 2019