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.
Appointment of Service Providers to carry out feasibility studies of proposed sites in Kwazulu-Natal Province for the potential of Social Housing Projects 2018-03-09 11:00 SHRA/RFB/SDT/04/201718
Atmospheric emission consulting engineer required for stack sampling at Maitland Crematorium. 2018-03-02 09:00 SN11800569
Rental, Services of Sani Bins and supply of Germicidal Sanitary Spray for Area 2, From March 2018 until June 2018 2018-02-27 12:00 SB11800543
Supply and delivery of Kiosk Poly 2018-02-26 11:00 280050
Horticultural maintenance: Cleaning, soil preparations & mulching of planting beds at Delft Cemetery. 2018-03-05 14:00 SN11800567
Supply and delivery of Cock Stops 2018-02-27 11:00 280250
Supply and delivery of projectors 2018-02-23 14:00 GK11800463
Supply and delivery of wifi adapter - wifi adapter 2018-02-23 11:00 GK11800464
Provision of Central Printing Units for the Production of Mono and Color Printing 2018-03-09 12:00 CENTRAL PRINT UNIT CPU/2018/01
Appointment of a service provider for the provision of corporate sustainability performance solution for ATNS. 2018-03-19 16:00 ATNS/HO/RFP CORPORATE SUSTAINABILITY PERFORMANCE SOLUTION/29/10/2017 (2)
Invitation to Submit an Expression of Interest in a Strategic Partnership with Atlantis Forge (Pty) Ltd 2018-03-09 16:00 Not Supplied
Provision of Learning and Development Programme Services. 2018-03-19 16:00 ATNS/HO/L&D PROGRAMME 12/17(1)
Provision of security services for eThekwini Municipality for 36 months 2018-03-29 11:00 1C-36961
Provision of Psychometric Assessment Services 2018-03-19 16:00 ATNS/PYSC-ASSESSMENT/30/07/17(1)
Panel of Legal Experts 2018-03-20 11:00 CATHS'PLSP/003/2017
Appointment of a service provider to capacitate implementers on the Social and behaviour change package of services/programmes (MCC and CCE) 2018-02-26 12:00 Not Supplied
Request for Bid- Insurance Brokerage and Related Advisory Services. 2018-03-07 12:00 ECDC/ELN/09/022018
Appointment of a service provider to capacitate Implementers on the Social and behaviour change package of services/programmes (YOLO and FMP) 2018-02-26 12:00 Not Supplied
Offer Welding Specialist training to Majuba TVET College personnel. 2018-03-12 12:00 NTC 17/110
Non Profit Organisations (NPOs) to conduct sensitisation workshop on social and structural drivers of HiV with Traditional Leaders in nine provinces 2018-02-26 12:00 Not Supplied

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