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The CPC's agreement for Audit Services provides members with a fast and compliant route to procure a full range of internal and external audit and/or audit-related services.
The agreement covers all the requirements outlined in the Joint Audit Code of Practice and the Academies Financial Handbook 2016, and ensures members are covered by any future conditions imposed by the UK Government, Funding Bodies, Department for Education and other relevant bodies.
Internal and External Audit are assurance functions that provide an independent and objective opinion on organisational controls, use of funds and resources, and compliance with financial regulations. Audit services can also include financial health assessments, verification of financial accounts, statements of corporate governance, reports on regularity, and reviews of financial value standards.
It was awarded on 5th December 2016 and runs to 4th December 2019 with a possible extension to 4th December 2020.
The Department for Education (DfE) recommend this deal to Schools and Academies.
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CPC typically recommend that members undertake a further competition considering their own particular requirements, however please see the user guide for further details.
If you require support in running a further competition via this deal, Tenet Services can help. Tenet offer a nationwide service specialising in assisting education establishments to complete further competitions.
Tenet are part of the Crescent Purchasing Group of Companies and operate on a not-for-profit basis.
The CPC Quote Tool is free to use for all our members and offers quick, compliant access to all suppliers on the deal.
"The Quote Tool was easy to use and time saving, resulting in a straightforward process where we just had to put the details in once and could then use the reputable suppliers already recommended."
Deborah Anderson-Dixon, Finance Manager at Sir William Romney's School
For more complex procurements, we also have the CPC Sourcing Cloud which offers enhanced features such as having a full audit trail and allowing electronic returns whilst still being free to use for our members.
To use this deal and get a quote you need to sign in.
To create a free user account your institution needs to be a CPC member, CPC membership is completely free for educational establishments.
When you join the CPC you will receive some amazing benefits including access to 61 deals and specialist procurement advice, plus you won't be inundated with lots of marketing calls and emails that you don't need.
The joining form only takes a few minutes to complete and upon registering as a member you will typically be approved within 10 minutes (during the hours of 9am and 4.30pm).
To see if your institution is already registered as a CPC member use the search bar below, if your institution is not a member click the Join the CPC button. Remember CPC membership is free for educational establishments.
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