The CPC has set up this Framework Agreement for Members to procure audit and / or audit-related services. The framework covers all of the requirements as outlined in the Joint Audit Code of Practice and the Academies Financial Handbook 2016. The framework also covers any potential future requirements imposed upon CPC members by the UK Government, Funding Bodies, Department for Education and any other relevant bodies.
Internal and External Audit are an assurance function that primarily provides an independent and objective opinion to CPC Members on the degree to which the internal control environment supports and promotes the achievement of the organisation’s objectives. Auditors objectively examine, evaluate and report on the adequacy of internal control as a contribution to the proper, economic, efficient and effective use of resources. As well as verifying the end of year financial statements for CPC members as an external audit service.
Awarded from 5th December 2016 to 4th December 2019 with a possible extension to 4th December 2020
Important: Please read our dedicated User Guide.
It is required reading if you are considering using this framework: