It’s not enough to have the best proposal or capabilities to win a project. Contractors must also frequently work with prospective customers, and others, to ensure that the project in their pipeline actually gets funded. Federal agencies are under increased pressure from the Office of Read more
Reader S. Vergara writes this week: “My company has been looking for a top federal sales exec to grow our business. We finally found someone, but it seems like he’s had more career stops than the Silver Line has stations. Is this a red flag?” It’s definitely cause to do some digging, S. While Read more
Those of us in government contracting certainly know plenty of federal officials who can be a challenge to work with. We also know, though, people who decided to enter federal service for which the country should pray in thanksgiving everyday. May is Federal Appreciation Month. Make sure you say “thank you” to the feds who do their best to make sure their agency, and country, missions are met all the time.
Like the old Saturday Night Live “Land Shark” bit, a federal visit may at first seem innocuous, but can end up with an official figuratively sinking their teeth into you. Don’t open your door if you’re not sure who’s on the other side. Contractors must be prepared for contractor visits, audits, and investigations before they happen. Allen Federal can review your contract management and compliance programs, make recommended changes, train your staff and, if a need for outside counsel is detected, we can recommend experienced and qualified legal help. Be prepared. Contact Allen Federal today for your own customized review. You’ll be ready in case someone allegedly offering a “candy gram” is really the dreaded Land Shark. E-mail us today at firstname.lastname@example.org so you don’t become shark bait.
GSA wants to add the collection, formatting, and transmittal of transactional data to the list of requirements Schedule contractors must abide by in order to do business. Contractor time, expense, and potential audit liability will all increase. While GSA hopes to use this data to create Read more