4 New Items Added to Designated Sectors
8 Rules When Submitting Your Tender Response
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:
10 Principles When Pricing Your Tender
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.
New Functionality Scoring Rules
New Requirements for Construction Industry B-BBEE
The final draft for gazetting of the Amended Construction Sector B-BBEE Codes has been released. There are various interesting changes that will impact heavily on company’s B-BBEE strategies going forward.
Tender Preparation Time
It is often asked if there is mention in the Preferential Procurement Policy Framework Act that specifies how much lead time there should be for responding to tenders. The answer is, the Preferential Procurement Policy Framework Act does not make provision for any time period.
Cancelation of Government Tenders
Many who have responded to Government tenders have been disappointed when a tender is cancelled. Many days and nights’ worth of effort is wasted when the bad news is received.
The question is – do Government entities have the right to cancel tenders?
Sub-contractors versus Consortiums and Joint Ventures
What is my chance of winning a tender?
What is my chance of winning a tender? This question gets ask many times. The problem is that there is no straight forward answer. People expect us to say “your chances are 50% or 60%” or whatever the case might be. But the real answer is much more complex than a simple percentage.
Evaluation of Technical criteria according to the Draft Regulations