Category Archives: Small Business

Article Excerpt: In February, 2011, the Small Business Administration (“SBA”) finalized a rule clarifying the relationship between initial decisions on small business concern size determinations, the administrative appeals of such decisions, and the contract awards in question. As with all changes to … Continue reading

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Article Excerpt: Pressures have shifted in the small-business contracting world. The smallest mid-tier IT companies will be strutting around as the big guys on campus now that federal officials increased size standards on a number industries, including the IT industry. … Continue reading

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Article Excerpt: Federal government data indicates that at least one third of all federal contracts awarded through the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) 8(a) business development program have been awarded to large Alaska Native Corporations (ANCs). The American Small Business League (ASBL) … Continue reading

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Article Excerpt: Preliminary results of a survey of more than 200 veteran-owned small businesses show widespread frustration about a program at the Department of Veterans Affairs that requires such contractors to be verified as legitimate before they can win contracts … Continue reading

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Article Excerpt: The Barack Obama administration is acting on a legislative provision that attempts to give more opportunities to small businesses in an area where regulations have been basically silent. However, industry groups worry that strict rules could stifle a dynamic environment. … Continue reading

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