West Midlands-based SCC, one of Europe’s biggest independent technology solutions providers, has won a £91 million IT software and services contract extension with HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC), taking its partnership with the UK’s tax, payments, and customs authority to 12 years.
The five-year deal, with the option of an additional 2 years, extends the original 5-year CDP (Customs Declaration Processing) contract, signed in 2016, to 2028 and sees SCC partner with IBM to deliver a range of services, including software licences and software licence support services and Declaration Management Service (DMS) licences.
By extending its partnership with HMRC, SCC has strengthened its presence across Central Government, where it continues to deliver efficiencies through new ways of working for customers including the Home Office, Ministry of Defence (MOD) and HM Land Registry.
Richard Reader, Head of Public Sector at SCC, said: “We are thrilled to extend our contract with HMRC to deliver IT software and services that help this critical Government department evolve its digital strategy. This new contract builds on the trusted partnership we have established over the past five years and demonstrates SCC’s commitment to service excellence, despite challenging conditions created by the pandemic.
“Transforming to a digital landscape is the ambition of all government departments, and we are already helping customers on their digital transformation journey by architecting technical solutions, designing and running transformation programmes, and underpinning the resulting services through our network of Service Centres.”
The CEO, of SCC, James Rigby also owns Rigby Group plc, the Warwickshire-based parent company for a portfolio of family-owned, successful businesses operating across Europe, the Middle East and Asia.