Subpart 19.5 of the Federal Acquisition Regulations contains guidance for agencies when it comes to set-asides for small business concerns to include what is commonly referred to as the ‘Rule of Two.’
There is no question doing business with the federal government is tough for many reasons, including competition.
The U.S. government has developed a way to streamline how it makes certain buys in a way that reduces the administrative burden for both agencies and vendors — but it didn’t stop there.
Over the past few years, industry watchers have seen a trend in government contracting.
A new report finds that the federal government awards billions of dollars in contracts each year to companies that routinely violate safety, health and wage regulations.
The former CEO of an Arlington security contractor has been sentenced to six years in prison for illegally winning more than $150 million in government contracts that were supposed to have been set aside for disadvantaged and minority-owned businesses.