FAR Changes Regarding Cybersecurity

FAR Changes Regarding Cybersecurity

The government has proposed revisions to the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to help boost and standardize the cybersecurity measures of the government’s information systems. These were initiated in May 2021 by Executive Order 14028 to improve the...
Small Business on Standby as New Rule May Reclassify Independent Contractors as Employees.

Small Business on Standby as New Rule May Reclassify Independent Contractors as Employees.

A newly proposed rule under The Fair Labor Standards Act could bring changes that affect Government contractors. While the rule is intended to avoid employers from misclassifying employees as independent contractors, its impacts to small businesses can be substantial. Everyone has an opportunity to provide feedback on this proposed rule. The deadline for comments is November 28, 2022.

What is OASIS Plus?

What is OASIS Plus?

GSA’s office is currently working on a draft proposal for OASIS+ and continually releasing updates based on industry comments. The new OASIS+ will include many of the benefits of the renowned OASIS Multi-Agency contract with many added features and increased scope. The final is expected to be released in early 2023 if not sooner.

What is GSA Ascend BPA?

What is GSA Ascend BPA?

General Services Administration (GSA) is going to simplify cloud acquisitions through the new Ascend Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA). This BPA is in addition to GSA cloud offerings in the Multiple Award Schedule (MAS) and the Governmentwide Acquisition Contracts...
How Does the Mentor-Protégé Program Work?

How Does the Mentor-Protégé Program Work?

The SBA Mentor-Protégé Program (MPP) is designed to cultivate strong protégé firms through mentor-provided business development assistance, and to help protégés successfully compete for government contracts. As of November 16, 2020, the 8(a) Mentor-Protégé program and...

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