Tenders, B-BBEE and the new Preferential Procurement Regulations 2017

29 May 2017

We have previously asked: How important is a good B-BBEE status level of contributor in the tender process?

The answer is still the same: VERY IMPORTANT!

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Brand new Preferential Procurement Regulations 2017 for Tenders

7 Feb 2017

The brand new Preferential Procurement Regulations 2017, has been finalized and was gazetted on 20 January 2017. There are some interesting changes and challenges that we will discuss during the coming months. This is the official media release from National Treasury:

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When Must I Sub-Contract?

1 Nov 2016

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3 Basic Tips to Remember When Responding to a Tender

25 Oct 2016

When responding to tenders, whether it is Public or Private Sector, it is vital that your business makes a good impression by following these tips:

Do Your Research

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Finding Sub-contractors

18 Oct 2016

According to the Draft Preferential Procurement Regulations, 30% of all Government Contracts above R30 million must be sub-contracted to specific categories of SMME’s. These categories are:

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Difference Between a RFI, RFQ and RFP

11 Oct 2016

We are regularly asked, ‘what is the difference between a Request for Information (RFI), Request for Proposal (RFP) and Request for Quote (RFQ)’. Below is an explanation of these three requests.

According to the Government, the differences between RFQ’s, RFI’s and RFP’s are as follows:

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4 New Items Added to Designated Sectors

5 Oct 2016

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8 Rules When Submitting Your Tender Response

28 Sep 2016

It is clear that people still struggle when it comes to submitting their tender response.  So below are eight rules that should always be followed:

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10 Principles When Pricing Your Tender

20 Sep 2016

We are often asked how to work out a tender price? But there is no straight answer because every tender is different. The fact is that a tender for the supply of furniture will have a different pricing structure to that of the supply of food for a government function. So to provide individual pricing techniques would be very difficult.

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New Functionality Scoring Rules

13 Sep 2016

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