B-BBEE requirements for the Construction Industry
Extension of validity period
By Werner van Rooyen, Director of HowToTender (Pty) Ltd which specializes in tender consulting and tender training.
Tender adjudication process
The SBD/WCBD6.1 document must form part of all bids invited. It contains general information and serves as a claim form for preference points for Broad -Based Black Economic Empowerment (B -BBEE) Status Level of Contribution, and explains how tenders or bids are decided.
Basic Tips for Successful Tendering
Once you have identified a tender that you would like to try and win, obtain the tender documents (these are usually downloadable from the relevant website) as quickly as possible and ascertain if \and when there is a compulsory briefing meeting. Some tenders have a compulsory briefing meeting, if you miss this meeting you can be disqualified from competing for the tender.
The Central Supplier Database
The Central Supplier Database (CSD) , an initiative of the National Treasury, is a database of organisations, institutions and individuals who wish to provide goods and services to government.
Code of good practice is causing confusion
The government is committed to break the barriers that have been hindering small companies from winning tenders. One of the biggest challenges for small companies was the red tape that often would hinder their tender success.
Tips on formats for successful tender presentation
Tender responses have to be as informative as possible without affecting the legibility. In today’s blog, we discuss a format of what we consider to be a winning strategy. Adhering to this strategy will ensure that you will include all the necessary details required.
Important Evaluations Before Responding to a Tender
Although bidding for a tender can be attractive, not all tenders will suit your criteria, experience and expertise. It is not wise to quickly jump into responding to any tender that you come across. An objective decision must be made as to whether or not to bid for a tender.
Basic tips that cannot to be overlooked
Tendering requires careful planning and thinking before putting together a comprehensive bid. However, in the process of paying much attention to details, the basics can easily be forgotten. In this blog we discuss some basics that should always be considered.
Tendering Committees and their roles
The Evaluation Committee