From WTOP WASHINGTON — You might have a lot of empty boxes from online retailers lying around your home this holiday season, and now there’s a free way to put them to good use. The Give Back Box program allows people to fill their shipping boxes with items they want to donate and ship them […]
Are you ready for 2017? Year-end is a great time to brush up on those important business topics that get neglected during busier times. Aronson’s Government Contract Services Group is pleased to bring you our top Fed Point blog posts of 2016, written to help you STRATEGIZE to achieve your growth, OPTIMIZE your operations, and REALIZE your goals. Also be sure […]
The GSA release of significant program changes to FedRAMP in 2016 is in line with an increasing appetite for cloud computing and the increasing federal policy emphasis on cybersecurity. By Selena Brady and C. Joël Van Over, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP Federal spending on information technology and cybersecurity continues to increase. Federal spending on […]
Congress often includes provisions dealing with small business programs in its annual National Defense Authorization Act. 2016 was no exception. This year, In Section 1832, Congress has attempted to provide some uniformity to the Veterans Administration and the Small Business Administration programs for our veteran-owned small businesses. Here are the highlights: Uniformity in Service-Disabled Veteran […]
The National Fire Protection Association has released new facts about home holiday fires: December is the peak time of year for home candle fires. One of every three home Christmas tree fires is caused by electrical problems. Although Christmas tree fires are not common, when they do occur, they are more likely to be serious. […]
The Historically Underutilized Business Zone (“HUBZone”) Act, 15 U.S.C. § 675a, sets forth three ways in which contracting agencies may provide contracting assistance to HUBZone contractors. The contracting agency may award contracts to HUBZone contractors on a sole source basis or they may restrict competition to just HUBZone contractors. In addition, on contracts to be […]
As promised, a continuation of the Q&A from Aronson’s Government Contracting webinar “Decoding Budgeted Indirect Rates,” presented by Donna Dominguez and Aisha Mian.