In compliance with the Local Audit (Auditor Resignation and Removal) Regulations 2014, please accept the following as notice that:
NHS West Essex CCG has accepted the attached notice of resignation from Ernest and Young LLP as local auditor for this CCG. In compliance with section 3(2)(a) of the above Regulations – the notice clearly cites the reason for the local auditor ceasing to hold office. This notice is effective from 14th September 2017 (section 3(3)).
We can confirm the office of local auditor for this CCG is now held by KPMG following a fair, open and transparent procurement process; with the new appointment being held for contractual period of four years.