5 rules when starting your own business

1 Feb 2016

If one looks at the General Procurement Guidelines that National Treasury issued to Government Departments, it is clear that Government wants the tender process to be fair, equitable, transparent, competitive and cost-effective exactly as Section 217 of the Constitution of South Africa requires.

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Draft Procurement Regulations 2015

25 Jan 2016

The Government thought it a good idea to have a look at the Preferential Procurement Regulations of 2011 and to change these Regulations to better fit the South African Tender Environment.

These Regulations were quietly issued end of 2015 for public comment.

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Imported content - 8 important things you need to know

18 Jan 2016

What is Imported Content? If you are operating in the tender environment you will know that content is the term that is used for your products/services/goods that you intend in selling to the Government.

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7 security features when registering on the Central Supplier database

11 Jan 2016

At the moment the hottest topic in the South African tender environment is the Central Supplier Database (CSD). If you want to do business with the South African Government in the near future you will have to register.

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Central Supplier database versus vendor registration

4 Jan 2016

As you know the Government has launched the Central Supplier Database on 1 September 2015. One of the purposes is "the establishment of a Central Supplier Database (CSD) that will result in one single database to serve as the source of all supplier information for all spheres of government.

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Tender scoring and tender fraud

14 Dec 2015

Article by Werner van Rooyen

We are frequently asked if there is a possibility that some tenders are awarded fraudulently. The short answer is no.

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The difference between Supplier and Enterprise Development

2 Dec 2015

The Amended B-BBEE Codes of Good Practice came into effect on 1 May 2015. This means that any business that has a turnover of more than R10 million per annum and that participates in B-BBEE will have to comply with these Amended Codes.

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4 Requirements for Start-ups

23 Nov 2015

In the tender process it is essential that an enterprise has experience in the industry that it wants to tender in. In fact, the more experience the enterprise has, the better its chances of being awarded a tender.

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Am I ready to tender?

16 Nov 2015

During the past week it has become clear that there is this misconception that if you have a registered business you are ready to tender. This couldn’t be further from the truth. Business people assume that if they have a registered company, a tax clearance certificate and a B-BBEE certificate they are bound to be successful in responding to tenders.

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Tenders and Fraudulent Documents

9 Nov 2015

Last week we attended a briefing session of the National Department of Health. These briefing sessions are always interesting, specifically those requesting the supply of pharmaceutical products. These products are very specialized and only companies with the correct credentials can actually respond to these tenders.

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Title Closing Date Tender No.
Department of Labour: Durban Labour Centre: Procurement of New Office Accommodation (2679.55m² ) and Parking (1 undercover and 18 lockable parking bays) on site 2018-05-22 11:00 DBN18/ 04/ 01
Appointment of Quantity Surveying Services for Messina Magistrate Office: Repair and renovations, installation of fire equipment to comply with Building Regulations, drilling and equipment of borehole. 2018-05-22 11:00 PLK18/ 28
Preventative, servicing and day to day maintenance term contract of fire fighting equipment for 24 months in Vhembe Area. 2018-05-22 11:00 PLK18/ 24
Provision of Microsoft training to employees within Department of Health, Western Cape Government for a three (3) year period. 2018-05-29 11:00 WCGHSC087/ 1/ 2018
Provision of Microsoft training to employees within Department of Health, Western Cape Government for a three (3) year period. 2018-05-29 11:00 WCGHSC087/ 1/ 2018
Preventative , maintenance, service and repair of kitchen kitchen equipment for 24 months in Capricorn and Sekhukhune Areas. 2018-05-22 11:00 PLK18/ 23
The appointment of a service provider to assist the Waste Bureau with The Development of a waste Management Skills Development Programme. 2018-05-18 11:00 E1435
The Appointment of a service provider for the purchasing, delivery and commissioning of the following: Inductively Coupled Plasma Emission Spectroscopy System and Ultra Performance Liquid Chromatograph (see description for details) 2018-05-17 11:00 4.4.12.2/ 4/ 18
Preventative, servicing and day to day maintenance term contract of fire fighting equipment for 24 months in Waterberg Area. 2018-05-22 11:00 PLK18/ 27
The establishment of a Panel of Service Providers for the development of Municipal Integrated Waste Management Plans (MIWMPs) for a period of 3 years. 2018-05-09 11:00 E1441
Preventative, servicing and day to day maintenance term contract of fire fighting equipment for 24 months in Mopani Area 2018-05-22 11:00 PLK18/ 26
Supply: Mv terminations 2018-05-04 05:00 GJ11800894
Supply: Mv terminations 2018-05-04 05:00 GJ11800894
Supply & delivery of cable. 2018-04-30 15:30 GJ11800893
Supply: Mv terminations 2018-05-02 15:00 GJ11800896
Supply: Lighting & fixtures 2018-05-02 15:00 GJ11800898
Supply and Delivery of 1x 3 Ton Tipper Truck 2018-05-11 12:00 T37/17/18
Supply and Delivery of Materials and Requirements for the Electricity Department for the Period 1 July 2018 To 30 June 2019 2018-05-04 12:00 T36/17/18
Supply: Lighting & fixtures 2018-05-02 15:00 GJ11800897
Conducting Environmental Impact Assessment at Aerorand South Township 2018-05-07 12:00 Q25.04.18

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