Small business owners need to be aware of the simple, proactive measures that are available right now to avoid headaches down the road.

One prime example is properly maintaining your
Continue Reading WOSB Certification Errors Lead to Size Protest

The Small Business Administration’s HUB Zone program seeks to encourage development in historically underutilized business (or HUB) zones.  Like the SBA’s other socio-economic programs, HUBZone contractors are eligible for certain
Continue Reading COFC: HUBZones Are Responsible for Tracking 35% Employee Residency Requirement

The SBA’s new “small business mentor-protégé program” is causing quite a stir.  As we covered yesterday, the new final rule opens the door for all small businesses (not just
Continue Reading Look Before You Leap: Strategic Teaming Under the New SBA Rules

The future is now for government contractors.  A new Small Business Administration (SBA) regulation finalizes the long-anticipated expansion of the small business mentor-protégé program.  This major policy shift vastly
Continue Reading SBA Final Rule Creates New “Small Business Mentor-Protégé Program”

Ready or not . . . here it comes.  Is your small business ready for the challenge of the SBA’s proposed expansion of the Mentor-Protege Program?

The Mentor-Protégé
Continue Reading The SBA’s Proposed Expansion of the Mentor-Protégé Program Marches On – Is Your Small Business Prepared?

Is your small business doing all that it can to position itself in the Federal marketplace?  The Small Business Administration recently confirmed that there are literally billions of dollars on
Continue Reading Back-to-Back: U.S. Government Again Meets Small Business Contracting Goals

Yesterday, the Small Business Administration (SBA) issued new proposed rules that could dramatically change the landscape for small businesses, as well as large federal contractors that team with small business
Continue Reading SBA Proposes to Expand the Mentor-Protégé Program to Include All Small Businesses, Not Just 8(a) Small Businesses

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As the calendar turns to February, many of us have already let slide our personal resolutions for the New Year.  However, even if you’ve already forgotten what the inside of
Continue Reading Small Business Resolutions You Can (and Should) Keep

The SBA Inspector General recently determined that over $400 million in small business awards were awarded to firms that were not eligible small businesses at the time of award.  These
Continue Reading To Nobody’s Surprise – Federal Small Business Award Numbers Are Inflated