Tue, Oct 25, 2022
Kroll Joins Crown Commercial Service’s Audit and Assurance Framework
Kroll, the leading independent provider of global risk and financial advisory solutions, has been named as a supplier on the Crown Commercial Service’s (CCS) Audit and Assurance Framework in the UK.
The RM6188 Audit and Assurance Framework provides a route for the UK government, devolved administrations and the wider public sector to access cost-effective services. Kroll was successful in winning a place on lot three, covering a broad range of counter-fraud and investigations services.
Kroll’s inclusion as a supplier on the RM6188 Audit and Assurance Framework will enable us to provide global investigative expertise to help public sector organizations make critical decisions and mitigate risk on cases of all sizes and complexity. Our experienced forensic investigators and analysts, leading-edge technology and global reach will provide buyers in central government and across the public sector with innovative, efficient solutions. We find the facts that matter and deliver actionable intelligence.
“We are delighted to become a supplier on the CCS RM6188 Audit and Assurance Framework and support the UK government throughout these interesting and especially challenging times. Our experts have a diverse range of industry experience, and we draw on this diversity to provide clients with an informational advantage through forensic investigation and intelligence gathering facilitating informed decision-making,” said Zoë Newman, Regional Managing Director, Forensic Investigations and Intelligence at Kroll. Zoë also acts as the engagement lead for Kroll and is the main contact point for buyers under the framework.
“We are looking forward to providing truly independent and objective advice and intelligence to the UK public sector. Our teams can gather evidence from all legitimate internal or external sources and review large volumes of data to find the facts that matter. We are experienced in the evidential requirements of, and remedies available from, civil, criminal, regulatory and arbitration proceedings and deliver efficient, effective results,” said Ethan Coupland-Smith, Associate Manager, Forensic Investigations and Intelligence at Kroll. Ethan assists with management of the Framework on a day-to-day basis and has experience in delivering a range of projects for public sector organizations, including independent investigations and intelligence-gathering exercises.
The following services can be accessed through this agreement:
- Internal audit and assurance
- External audit
- Counter fraud and investigations
- Other independent assurance
CCS supports the public sector to achieve maximum commercial value when procuring common goods and services. In 2020/21, CCS helped the public sector to achieve commercial benefits equal to £2.04 billion, supporting world-class public services that offer best value for taxpayers.
As the leading independent provider of risk and financial advisory solutions, Kroll leverages our unique insights, data and technology to help clients stay ahead of complex demands. Kroll’s team of more than 6,500 professionals worldwide continues the firm’s nearly 100-year history of trusted expertise spanning risk, governance, transactions and valuation. Our advanced solutions and intelligence provide clients the foresight they need to create an enduring competitive advantage. At Kroll, our values define who we are and how we partner with clients and communities. Learn more at www.kroll.com.