Small-Business Set-Asides – Limits on Subcontracting

If a contract is a small business set-aside, the small business must perform a certain percentage of the work themselves - Federal Acquisitions limit how much of the work can be subcontracted. FAR … [Read more...]

Regulations Encourage Communication with Industry

  Before the Formal Solicitation is Posted At the beginning of the procurement process, any communication with industry is considered market research.(FAR Part 10), which can help the … [Read more...]

Federal Contract Regulations (FAR)

If you are interested in doing business with the Federal Government, you must be aware of the specific regulations that apply. The Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) ensure that purchases are made … [Read more...]

Understanding Federal Regulations

Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) are used by all federal agencies when they purchase supplies or services, and you will find them in every solicitation document. Some regulations may be … [Read more...]

How Are Bids Evaluated?

When you submit a proposal how does the agency evaluate the bids they receive? Section M in the solicitation document will state how your bid will be evaluated, and the weight the agency will give … [Read more...]

No More Bids By Telegram!

A Whitehouse memo last month, titled in part: "Transforming the Marketplace: Simplifying Federal Procurement" includes a statement that "the Federal Acquisition Regulatory Council... shall take steps … [Read more...]