Services - 460113-2020

30/09/2020    S190

United Kingdom-Salford: IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support

2020/S 190-460113

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only


Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: HMRC
Postal address: 5W Ralli Quays
Town: Salford
Postal code: M60 9LA
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Liam Osborn
Telephone: +44 3000532848
Internet address(es):
Main address:
I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
Additional information can be obtained from another address:
Official name: HMRC
Postal address: 5W Ralli Quays
Town: Salford
Postal code: M60 9LA
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Ken Webster
Telephone: +44 3000587719
Internet address(es):
Main address:
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions
I.5)Main activity
Other activity: Direct and indirect taxation

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

HMRC Technology Sourcing Programme (TSP)

Reference number: SR491855355
II.1.2)Main CPV code
72000000 IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

The purpose of this prior information notice is to alert interested parties that HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) will be holding a market engagement event on Monday 12 October 2020 to enable its requirement in breaking down and addressing GBP 900 million worth of its IT spend; this will be through the Technology Sourcing Programme (TSP). TSP aims to deliver a step change in how HMRC delivers IT, works with IT suppliers to procure and utilise technology and how we work more broadly as an organisation. At this event, HMRC will describe its strategy and plans for TSP.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
30000000 Office and computing machinery, equipment and supplies except furniture and software packages
48000000 Software package and information systems
50300000 Repair, maintenance and associated services related to personal computers, office equipment, telecommunications and audio-visual equipment
50310000 Maintenance and repair of office machinery
32500000 Telecommunications equipment and supplies
32510000 Wireless telecommunications system
32520000 Telecommunications cable and equipment
32400000 Networks
51300000 Installation services of communications equipment
51340000 Installation services of line telephony equipment
51600000 Installation services of computers and office equipment
64200000 Telecommunications services
79221000 Tax consultancy services
79400000 Business and management consultancy and related services
79500000 Office-support services
II.2.3)Place of performance
Main site or place of performance:


II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

HMRC collects over GBP 600 billion tax annually to fund vital public services. HMRC’s ambition is to be one of the most digitally advanced tax authorities in the world and technology is at the heart of its transformation.

The Technology Sourcing Programme (TSP) will aim to support this through the development and implementation of an industry-leading technology target supply chain model, establish partnerships with suppliers to deliver innovation, enable the ability to address technical debt, reduce risk in our estate, improve cost effectiveness, provide flexibility and protect live services. The Programme will address HMRC’s entire IT run and change spend of GBP 900 million/annum and represents a major opportunity within the Public Sector IT transformation space.

Suppliers are invited to an online presentation on Monday 12th October to hear further about HMRC’s vision, strategy and future sourcing plans. The event time is 14.00-16.00, suppliers are asked to join by 13.45 to allow a prompt start.

II.2.14)Additional information

Suppliers wishing to attend the supplier day can register, preferably via an RFi event on the HMRC/SAP Ariba portal, as per VI.3). This will provide a link to the techUK registration and additional TSP information. Alternatively, suppliers can register directly with techUK using the link in V1.3). Suppliers must register for the supplier day no later than 12.00 on 9 October 2020.

II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

To facilitate market engagement activity, an RFi event has been set up on the HMRC eSourcing portal to provide additional information about the TSP programme, supplier day and a messaging functionality to request and receive information. Not registering for the RFi event will not preclude Suppliers from expressing an interest in future procurements, as there will be a further opportunity to register later.

HMRC use an HMRC version of SAP Ariba Sourcing. Suppliers using HMRC's Ariba for the first time will need to register at As part of the registration process you will receive an email. Once you have obtained your account ID (AN) number, please email with the following information:

Contract title and Reference (Technology Sourcing Programme SR491855355)

Your organisation’s HMRC SAP Ariba account ID

Your organisation name

Your name

Your email address

Your telephone number

Alternatively, you can register for the supplier day direct on the techUK website -

To view this notice, please click here:

Go reference: GO-2020925-PRO-17133965

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: