The Small Business Administration (SBA) recently introduced its new Veteran Business Certification, aimed at helping veteran-owned businesses gain access to more federal contracting opportunities and resources.
1. Do your homework.
The more you know about government agencies and their needs, the better your chances will be of winning contracts. You should consider each year reviewing the federal budget in an effort to anticipate government purchasing needs. “You have to turn data into intelligence.
Congress Approves Government-wide SDVOSB Certification Requirements Eliminates SBA’s Self-Certification Process
April 28, 2021 – The Veteran Owned Business Roundtable (VOBRT) today announced full support for the new order from Congress to adopt a singular VA process for certifying service-disabled veteran-owned small businesses (SDVOSB). The Congressional act eliminates the once accepted Small Business Administration’s (SBA) self-certification process.
Many of my Monday Morning Contracting Tips focus on “The How” (how to do business with the government) I’d like to adjust this Monday Morning Contracting Tip to share information on some Congressional Update. I think it’s important that we also keep up with what our administration is doing and its rulings as it relates to Government Contracting.
This is the question that many small business as well as large and prime contractors should ask themselves prior to bidding. What determines whether you should bid or not bid, how should you assess the possibilities of bidding and what are the factors that you should use to Bid or Not to Bid? It is important to establish a Bid/No-Bid process that aligns with your business model. Below is not an inclusive list but a good list to start with to determine to Bid or Not to Bid, there are many things to consider when deciding to Bid or Not Bid.