Statutory Audit and Multi-Specialty Audit and Advisory Consultancy Services Linked

18/11/2019 - 17/05/2024

This is an NHS Procurement in Partnership (PiP) partner hub framework agreement delivered by the East of England NHS Collaborative Procurement Hub (EOE CPH) and available to our member organisations via NHS North of England Commercial Procurement Collaborative (NOE CPC). 

If you wish to access this framework agreement, please complete the EOE CPH Customer Access Agreement (CAA) form located in the fileshare area, and return completed forms to

Please note, you will need to have a registered NOE CPC user account and be logged in to be able to access the fileshare area.

This framework has been issued to ensure the continued delivery of quality audit services. Suppliers awarded to the framework offer customised audit services, advice and consultancy support services.

For this framework there was close working with NHS Counter Fraud Authority (NHSCFA) to ensure that audit services and audit providers to the NHS always meet the requirements set for the NHS by the NHSCFA during the life of the framework and any call-off contracts awarded under the framework.

All services provided under this framework are IR35-compliant multi-speciality audit services and meet audit professional, regulatory and legislative standards.

This framework removes the requirements for independent tendering and enables contracting authorities to purchase compliantly.

Suppliers awarded to this Framework are able to support publicly funded entities meet audit requirements set for them in pursuit of their day to day activities; as well as any other bespoke organisational audit needs which may become relevant either as a standalone alone audit or ongoing audit requirement.

Contracting Authorities procuring through this framework should expect the following benefits:

  • Pricing held for 3 years.
  • The options of both direct award and further competitions.
  • Contractual terms and conditions that meet FCA audit regulations and audit professional obligations ensuring audit services are compliant.
  • Compliance and consistency with NHS Terms and Conditions.
  • Compliance and consistency with existing and future professional obligations.
  • Compliance and consistency with existing and future regulatory and statutory standards.
  • The framework sets an upper pricing limit on suppliers.
  • The framework offers cost transparency through a clear pricing structure.
  • The ability to benchmark providers without the need to approach each supplier individually.

Lot 1 – External audit

Lot 2 – Internal audit

Lot 3 – Counter fraud services

Lot 3 – NHS specific counter fraud services

Lot 4 – Internal audit and counter-fraud services

Lot 5 – Workforce investigation services

Lot 6 – Withdrawn

Lot 7 – Local security management specialists

Lot 8 – Consultancy audit and financial services

360 Assurance
CW Audit Services
Deloitte LLP
Grant Thornton UK LLP
Mazars LLP
RSM Risk Assurance Services LLP
West Midlands Ambulance Service

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