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External Audit DPS

A compliant Dynamic Purchasing System.

Balancing budgets while sourcing reliable and capable external audit requirements can be a challenge.

Education Buying offers a compliant solution that you can use whether you are a single school or multi-academy trust, we can assist in finding your perfect contract.

It's our mission to save your school money make your life easier

Are you looking for a streamlined and regulation-compliant method of procuring external audit services for your school?

This is a PCR15-compliant way to access the market via an easy Further Competition process for external audit services.

  • Pre-vetted suppliers ensure a faster award process.
  • It is specifically for external audit requirements with the flexibility to respond to changes in the market.
  • It has been split into geographical areas (Lots) so that national and local suppliers can offer their services.

Benefits of our External Audit DPS

Simple to use

We provide ready-to-use Further Competition documents with step-by-step instructions, saving you time. The templates are aided by a detailed user guide and ancillary documents.

Support on hand

Further Competition documents are checked by us before processing, giving peace of mind for accuracy and ensuring you get the right external audit service to meet your school's needs.

Specification options

The DPS has a range of different model specifications you can use as templates for your audit contract, from a risk-based approach to a more traditional schedule of audits across a multi-academy trust.

Start making use of the benefits now:

External Audit Suppliers

Our current suppliers on the External Audit DPS are below.

If you don't see a supplier that you would like to use, you can request they join.

  • Armstrong Watson LLP
  • David Allen
  • Haysmacintyre LLP
  • Landau Baker Limited
  • MacIntyre Hudson LLP
  • Randall & Payne LLP
  • Saint & Co
  • UHY Hacker Young (Birmingham) LLP

Tendering Timeline

Education Buying can provide free help to make your External Audit tender a stress-free experience. Click through to see the different stages of the process.

Do you need more help?

Navigating complex procurement requires expertise, experience, and a deep understanding of the education sector’s unique challenges.

Our expert team is here to ensure that your school’s tender processes are compliant and optimised for the best outcomes.

Let us handle the complexities while you focus on what truly matters – providing an exceptional education.

Victoria Lawson

As a former education professional, Victoria understands the challenges schools face. She has a passion for helping MATs and schools achieve their goals of cost savings and compliance.

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Victoria is your Education Business Manager and is here to help with all your procurement needs. Just enter your details for more information.

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