New Functionality Scoring Rules
The new Preferential Procurement Regulations 2017 makes provision for new Functionality Scoring rules.
It is stipulated in the new Preferential Procurement Regulations 2017, that the evaluation criteria should be objective, giving enterprises a fair shot at being able to advance to the next phase of evaluation, namely Price and B-BBEE.
New Requirements for Construction Industry B-BBEE
The Revised Construction Sector B-BBEE Codes has been released. There are various interesting changes that will greatly impact companies’ B-BBEE strategies going forward.
Tender Preparation Time
We have been asked many times if there is something in the Preferential Procurement Policy Framework Act that specifies how much lead time there should be for responding to tenders. The Preferential Procurement Policy Framework Act does not make provision for any time period.
Cancelation of Government Tenders
Many of you who have responded to Government tenders have been disappointed when a tender is cancelled. You have put in many days and nights' worth of effort just to receive the bad news the tender is cancelled.
The question is - do Government entities have the right to cancel tenders?
Sub-contractors versus Consortiums and Joint Ventures
The Preferential Procurement Regulations, 2017 states that 30% of all Government Contracts above R30 million must be sub-contracted to specific categories of SMME's. These SMME's include, but are not limited to, black female owned and black youth owned businesses.
What is my chance of winning a tender?
Evaluation of Technical criteria according to the Draft Regulations
Evaluation of Technical criteria according to the Preferential Procurement Regulations, 2017
Financial Guarantees for Tenders
Bid Adjudication Committee Rules
All competitive Bids that are awarded by Government Entities must be awarded by a Bid Adjudication committee.
General Procurement Guidelines