HMRC: HMRC Technology Sourcing Programme (TSP)

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Notice Summary
Title: HMRC Technology Sourcing Programme (TSP)
Notice type: Prior Information Notice
Authority: HMRC
Nature of contract: Not applicable
Procedure: Not applicable
Short Description:
Published: 25/09/2020 15:19

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UK-Salford: IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support.

Preliminary Questions
   This notice is for prior information only: Yes
   This notice aims at reducing time-limits for receipt of tenders: No
   This notice is a call for competition: No
Section I: Contracting Authority

I.1) Name and addresses:
       5W Ralli Quays, Salford, M60 9LA, United Kingdom
       Tel. +44 3000532848, Email:
       Contact: Liam Osborn
       Main Address:
       NUTS Code: UK
      Specifications and additional documents: As Above
I.2) Joint procurement:
   The contract involves joint procurement: No.
   The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body: Yes .

I.3) Communication          
   Further information can be obtained from: address as in Annex A.I

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 - 1
   II.1.1) Title: HMRC Technology Sourcing Programme (TSP)    
          Reference number: SR491855355
   II.1.2) Common Procurement Vocabulary:       
      72000000 - IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support.
   II.1.3) Type of contract: SERVICES
   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 12th October 2020 to enable its requirement in breaking down and addressing £900m 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: Not Provided
   II.1.6) Information about lots:
      This contract is divided into lots: No          
      Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: Not Provided       
      The contracting authority reserves the right to award contracts combining the following lots or groups of lots: Not Provided

II.2) Lot Description          
   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:       
      Region Codes:               
         UK - UNITED KINGDOM    
   II.2.4) Description of the procurement:       
      HMRC collects over £600bn 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 £900m/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 9th October 2020.    

II.3) Estimated Date of publication
Section IV: Procedure   

IV.1) Description       
   IV.1.8) Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA )
         The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA) - 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-2020925-PRO-17133965 TKR-2020925-PRO-17133964        

VI.5) Date Of Dispatch Of This Notice: 25/09/2020

   I) Addresses and contact points from which further information can be obtained:
       5W Ralli Quays, Salford, M60 9LA, United Kingdom
       Tel. +44 3000587719, Email:
       Contact: Ken Webster
       Main Address:
       NUTS Code: UK

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