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Accounting, auditing and fiscal services

Published 13/10/2020

Lancashire

Country UK

Status Contract notice

CType Services

Tender Details
Reference2020/S 199-483824
Award CriteriaThe most economic tender
ProcurementOpen procedure
Main ActivitiesGeneral public services
Common Procurement VocabularyAccounting
auditing and fiscal services
Auditing services
Tax consultancy services
Date Published13th Oct 2020

Lancashire

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: Lancashire County Council
Postal address: 3rd Floor CCP, County Hall
Town: Preston
NUTS code: UKD4 Lancashire
Postal code: PR1 8XJ
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Andrew Patten
E-mail: contractscorporate@lancashire.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1772536452
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://www.lancashire.gov.uk
I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Lancashire County Developments Ltd
National registration number: 01624144
Postal address: PO Box 78, County Hall
Town: Preston
NUTS code: UKD4 Lancashire
Postal code: PR1 8XJ
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Andrew Patten
E-mail: contractscorporate@lancashire.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1772536452
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://www.lancashire.gov.uk
I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Marketing Lancashire Ltd
National registration number: 05039554
Postal address: CCP, County Hall, Fishergate Hill
Town: Preston
NUTS code: UKD4 Lancashire
Postal code: PR1 8XJ
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Andrew Patten
E-mail: contractscorporate@lancashire.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1772536452
Internet address(es):
Main address: www.marketinglancashire.com
Address of the buyer profile: www.lancashire.gov.uk
I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract involves joint procurement
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: www.lancashire.gov.uk/isupplier
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

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

Provision of External Audit and Taxation Advisory Services

Reference number: AP/CORP/LCC/20/1073
II.1.2)Main CPV code
79200000 Accounting, auditing and fiscal services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Lancashire County Council (LCC) is inviting tenders for the provision of external audit and taxation advisory services to Lancashire County Developments LTd and Marketing Lancashire LTd.

The tender comprises three lots:

— Lot 1: External Audit Services for Marketing Lancashire Ltd and Lancashire County Developments Ltd Group;

— Lot 2: Taxation Advisory Services for Marketing Lancashire Ltd and Lancashire County Developments Ltd Group;

— Lot 3: Combined External Audit and Taxation Advisory Services for Marketing Lancashire Ltd and Lancashire County Developments Ltd Group.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 160 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
The contracting authority reserves the right to award contracts combining the following lots or groups of lots:

Tenderers may bid for lot 1 and/or lot 2. If tenderers bid for lot 1 and lot 2, then they must provide a price for lot 3. Tenderers may not bid for lot 3 only.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

External Audit Services for Marketing Lancashire Ltd and Lancashire County Developments Ltd Group

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79212000 Auditing services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKD4 Lancashire
Main site or place of performance:

Lancashire.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

External audit services for Marketing Lancashire Ltd and Lancashire County Developments Ltd Group.

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: 130 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

The contract will run for an initial period of 24 months with the option to extend for any number of defined periods so long as the maximum duration of the contract does not exceed 48 months.

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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Taxation Advisory Services for Marketing Lancashire Ltd and Lancashire County Developments Ltd Group

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79221000 Tax consultancy services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKD4 Lancashire
Main site or place of performance:

Lancashire.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Marketing Lancashire Ltd and Lancashire County Developments Ltd require an External Taxation Advisor to provide tax advice and planning services.

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: 30 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

The contract will run for an initial period of 24 months with the option to extend for any number of defined periods so long as the maximum duration of the contract does not exceed 48 months.

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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Combined External Audit and Taxation Advisory Services for Marketing Lancashire Ltd and Lancashire County Developments Ltd Group

Lot No: 3
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79200000 Accounting, auditing and fiscal services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKD4 Lancashire
Main site or place of performance:

Lancashire.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Combined external audit and taxation advisory services for Marketing Lancashire Ltd and Lancashire County Developments Ltd Group.

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: 160 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

The contract will run for an initial period of 24 months with the option to extend for any number of defined periods so long as the maximum duration of the contract does not exceed 48 months.

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

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:

For lot 1 and lot 3, under section 1212 of the Companies Act 2006, a firm can only accept appointment as an auditor if it is a registered auditor under the rules of a recognised supervisory body. As such, tenderers will be asked to confirm their organisation is a registered auditor and will be required to provide their registration number and name of the supervisory body.

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.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession
Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision:

For lot 1 and lot 3, under section 1212 of the Companies Act 2006, a firm can only accept appointment as an auditor if it is a registered auditor under the rules of a recognised supervisory body. As such, tenderers will be asked to confirm their organisation is a registered auditor and will be required to provide their registration number and name of the supervisory body.

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

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.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 10/11/2020
Local time: 10:00
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
Duration in months: 4 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 10/11/2020
Local time: 14:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: yes
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:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: Royal Courts of Justice — The High Court
Postal address: Royal Courts of Justice, Strand
Town: London
Postal code: WC2A 2LL
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2079476000
Internet address: https://courttribunalfinder.service.gov.uk/courts/royal-courts-of-justice
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

This competitive procurement is undertaken in accordance with Lancashire County Council's Contract Standing Orders. The Council will operate a standstill period of not less than 10 calendar days between notifying bidders of its intention to award the contract and the award of the contract. This notification to bidders will provide information on the award decision.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Official name: Lancashire County Council
Postal address: Lancashire County Council, PO Box 71, County Hall
Town: Preston
Postal code: PR1 8XJ
Country: United Kingdom
Internet address: www.lancashire.gov.uk
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
08/10/2020
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Tender Details
Reference2020/S 199-483824
Award CriteriaThe most economic tender
ProcurementOpen procedure
Main ActivitiesGeneral public services
Common Procurement VocabularyAccounting
auditing and fiscal services
Auditing services
Tax consultancy services
Date Published13th Oct 2020