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PSAA announces the number of opt-in acceptances reaches 300 bodies

PSAA is pleased to report that it has received acceptances from 300 eligible bodies to become opted-in authorities to the national scheme from April 2023. The latest date to notify PSAA of your opt-in decision is midnight on 11 March 2022. A full list of the opted-in bodies is available.

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PSAA appoints new Board Members

PSAA is pleased to announce the appointment of two new Board members. Fraser McKinlay joined the Board on 1 February 2022 and brings deep knowledge of public audit to the Board having worked for Audit Scotland from 2005 to 2021 in senior roles including Controller of Audit and Director of Performance Audit and Best Value. […]

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Press release:  PSAA launches its procurement of Audit Services

PSAA has today launched a major procurement of audit services for local government bodies. The aim is to enable independent auditor appointments to all of the local bodies that opt in to PSAA’s national scheme for the five-year period spanning audits of the financial years 2023/2024 to 2027/2028.  The procurement is designed to encourage and […]

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PSAA announces the number of opt-in acceptances reaches 200 bodies

PSAA is pleased to report that it has received acceptances from 200 eligible bodies to become opted-in authorities to the national scheme from April 2023. The latest date to notify PSAA of your opt-in decision is midnight on 11 March 2022. A full list of the opted-in bodies is available.

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PSAA announces first 50 authorities to opt in

PSAA is pleased to report that it has received acceptances from 50 eligible bodies to its opt-in invitation. A full list of the opted-in bodies is on our website. The latest date to notify PSAA of your opt-in decision is midnight on 11 March 2022.

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News release: market engagement with potential suppliers (November 2021)

This week we held our first market engagement webinar with potential suppliers for our 2022 audit services procurement. We walked through and took questions on the procurement strategy outlining our current thinking on lot structure, bidding rules, the basis for bid pricing and the indicative timescales. We were delighted to welcome representatives from registered local […]

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