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Tips for growing your consultancy with government contracts


There's no doubt that there are downsides to working with the government. But if your small or medium business is awarded a government contract, it can help your business grow exponentially.The good news is that a certain percentage of government contracts must go to small businesses as a means of providing aid for those businesses to build a stronger foundation.

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4 comments
kelshigs724
kelshigs724

I had no idea that there was a certain percentage of government contracts that had to go to small businesses. That's good information to know. I will have to pass it along to my brother-in-law as he is starting up a small business and is worried about the implications of working with the government. http://www.vanblk.com/PracticeAreas/GovernmentContracts 

mozzarella627
mozzarella627

I agree that government contracts can give a small business the much needed boost it needs. However, government contracts can get quite complicated in the long run. Reliable contract consultants can help these small business firms out. They can present the pros and cons clearly as well as suggest what steps to undertake. Government Consultants

jmacsurf
jmacsurf

Most Gov contracts require personnel with security clearances. Higher the necessary clearance level, tougher it is to find the people. Shouldn't stop you from pursuing the Gov contracts because usually the money is there to persuade others to jump from their current assignment to your contract.

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