HMRC plans to accommodate around 2,700 FTE employees in its Glasgow Regional Centre when the first phase opens in 2021. When the Regional Centre is fully occupied, HMRC expects the number of employees working at the East Kilbride Transitional Site to have fallen to around 1,100 FTE. This is due to staff moves, retirements and a reduced need for the type of work carried out there.
East Kilbride Transitional Site will remain open until 2025-26. Over the next seven years HMRC’s workforce plans will continue to evolve, and it will review its plans for the Glasgow Regional Centre as these plans become clearer.
Moving to regional centres will save around £300 million up to 2025. The Programme will deliver annual cash savings of £74 million in 2025-26, rising to around £90 million from 2028.