Rumors have been flying about a possible government shutdown coming on October 1st. While no one knows for sure whether the government shutdown will come to fruition, it is still wise for government contractors to establish a plan for what they will do in the case of a shutdown. Read on for ideas of what all contractors should do to prepare for a possible government shutdown.
Archive for September, 2015
Over the past decade, the movement to spend money locally has taken off. From locally grown produce to coffee that was roasted in your own neighborhood, consumers are becoming more and more concerned with ensuring that the money they spend benefits their community. While the Federal government has been a little slower to catch on, there are many reasons why government agencies should leave program management to local contractors. Read on to learn why Federal agencies should entrust their program management to local government contractors.
The first step in receiving government contracts is thorough preparation.
This is a process that can be difficult, but everything runs much more smoothly when you understand what is needed to get a government contract for your small business. Let’s take a look at a few aspects to keep in mind when you first get started.
There are nearly 40,000 active federal contract opportunities on the FBO website right now. As a contractor or subcontractor just getting started with federal procurement, this can seem like a blessing and a curse. The sheer number of contracts available sounds promising, but navigating the complicated world of federal contracting is by no means easy. Learn how to get started with federal contracts, below.