United Kingdom-: External Audit Services

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Tile United Kingdom-: External Audit Services
Scotland (Non OJEU) WS/FEB379258
Type Invitation to tender
Date Published 2020-02-03
Deadline 2020-02-14 00:00:00
Nature Of Contract Not specified
Awarding Authority West Whitlawburn Housing Co-operative Limited
Awarding Criteria

Description :
Contract Notice (below OJEU threshold)
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1) Name and addresses
West Whitlawburn Housing Co-operative Limited
57 Belmont Road
G72 8PG
Contact person: Morag Gladstone
Telephone: +44 1416418628
E-mail: mgladstone@wwhc.org.uk
Internet address(es)
Main address: http://www.wwhc.org.uk
Address of the buyer profile: https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA12283

I.2) Joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
I.3) Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge at:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:
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:
I.4) Type of the contracting authority
Other: Registered Social Landlord
I.5) Main activity
Housing and community amenities
Section II: Object
II.1) Scope of the procurement
II.1.1) Title
External Audit Services
II.1.2) Main CPV code
  II.1.3) Type of contract
II.1.4) Short description
WWHC is seeking the services of a suitable qualified and experienced external auditor.
II.1.6) Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description
II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3) Place of performance
NUTS code:

Main site or place of performance:
II.2.4) Description of the procurement
WWHC wish to appoint an external auditor to carry out the annual audit and associated services. Other services
may be required during the duration of the contract. The contract period is 3 years, with an optional 2 year extension, dependent on an annual review of performance and subject to annual re-appointment by members at our Annual General Meeting.
II.2.5) Award criteria
Criteria below:
Quality criterion: Knowledge and understanding of the RSL Social Housing Sector / Weighting: 20
Quality criterion: Experience of Audit Team / Weighting: 15
Quality criterion: Resourcing of Contract / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion: Service Delivery / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion: Added Value and Innovation / Weighting: 5
Cost criterion: Cost of Tender Proposal Over Contract / Weighting: 35
Cost criterion: Additional Day Rate / Weighting: 5
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 is for a period of 3 years, plus optional extension of 2 years, subject to an annual review of performance.
II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
II.2.10) Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: No
II.2.11) Information about options
Options: 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

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:
The auditor must be eligible for appointment as a statutory auditor under Part 42 of the Companies Act 2006. They must be a member of a recognised supervisory body in the UK and eligible for appointment under the rules of that body.
The auditor must not be an employee or officer of the society or its holding or subsidiary society. They also cannot be an employee, employer or partner of a society employee or officer. They must not be prohibited under the Companies Act 2006 from being auditor of a subsidiary company of the parent society. This is to ensure their independence.
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
Participation is reserved to a particular profession: Yes
Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision:
Must be eligible for appointment as a statutory auditor under Part 42 of the Companies Act 2006. They must be a member of a recognised supervisory body (such as the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) and eligible for appointment under the rules of that 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.1.8) Information about 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: 14/02/2020
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted
IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 14/02/2020
Local time: 14:00

Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1) Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: Yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:
5 years
VI.2) Information about electronic workflows
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3) Additional information
NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=613025.
The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx.
Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.
(SC Ref:613025)
Download the ESPD document here: https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/ESPD/ESPD_Download.aspx?id=613025
VI.4) Procedures for review
VI.4.1) Review body
Hamilton Sheriff Court
Sheriff Court House, 4 Beckford Street

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

CPV Codes

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