The Small Business Administration's budget has to be chopped by 5 percent across the board as a result of forced budget cuts.
The federal government is the largest buyer of goods or services in the U.S. Here is what you need to do to prepare for doing business with it.
The SBA reports that it has tried to increase the share of federal dollars going to small businesses by implementing new contracting provisions. Unfortunately, it doesn't appear to be working.
Doing work for the federal government can help a small business grow, but figuring out how to secure a lucrative contract can be tricky.
When it comes to landing federal procurement contracts, getting certified under various set-aside programs can improve your chances. But a HUBZone status can easily slip away as an area changes.
Investigation finds small-business contracts might actually be going to larger companies.