Ernst and Young were appointed as External Auditors in September 2016.
A mini competition was conducted using the Consultancy One Framework and, following evaluation of the tenders, a recommendation was made to appoint Ernst and Young. This recommendation received approval from the Board at the September 2016 meeting.
The contract is for three years commencing with the audit of the 2017 - 2018 accounts with an option to extend for a further two years.
The contract has been extended for a further year.