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GovCon or no, we have all been there. We have made the bad deal. We signed the paper without really reading and understanding it. Whether we committed to the 3-year deal with the home alarm company with shoddy equipment and worse customer service or signed the exclusive teaming agreement thinking, “This is the ONE!”, only to end up with a one-sided subcontract with a fraction of the work share that we were promised, we have all experienced the rush of wind leaving our sails the moment we realize that we have been had. That rush is the sound of your company’s growth plan moving backwards.
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Did you know that most Teaming Agreements self-terminate when the prime and subcontractor agree on the subcontract terms? It is true! A typical termination clause in a Teaming Agreement contains a list of events that signal the end of the Teaming Agreement the moment any of those things occur. For the winning prime and its teammates, the most common termination event is mutual agreement on the subcontract.
Any company that has been a teammate under a FAR Part 9 Teaming Agreement is familiar with negotiating workshare that will be subcontracted to them if the team wins an award. Aren’t those days when we learn we have won a contract/subcontract the best? But later, at some point during the execution of the prime contract, a quick calculation of your cumulative task order values divided by the published prime contract funded values does not measure up to the workshare percentage promised in the Teaming Agreement. So, what gives?
Teaming Agreements tend to follow a basic recipe, but there are two primary types: exclusive and non-exclusive. How should you decide which is best for your company, and what are the risks that come with each option? Some of the driving factors in determining whether to team exclusively include the type of contract the team is pursuing and the anticipated contract term, the workshare distribution, and the fairness of any exclusivity provisions in the Teaming Agreement.
“Civilian agency contractors should start preparing now for an enhanced cybersecurity proposed rule to prevent gaps or issues when the regulation goes into effect—not to mention it just being good business to have robust cybersecurity protection.” –PilieroMazza PLLC CMMC is here to stay and civilian peeps, you will soon understand our DOD brethren’s pain. It’s […]
At BOOST we often work with clients who hope to sell in the next 3-5 years. Many aspire to cash a large check and sail off into the sunset. We know we are in the midst of market uncertainty (seriously, we’ve been on the cusp of a recession for a year now). Can you time […]
Ensuring Workforce Continuity and Success: The Importance of Succession Planning for GovCons Is your GovCon prepared for a disruption within your workforce? Are you taking steps to prepare for the future of your organization? Internal and external factors can have a significant impact on your current and future workforce. Unfortunately, only 1 in 4 companies […]
In the dynamic landscape of Government Contracting (GovCon), change is the only constant. As a responsible and forward-thinking employer, it’s crucial to recognize the importance of updating your employee handbook policies and benefits on an annual basis. This proactive approach allows you to adapt to evolving legal requirements, cater to the needs of your GovCon workforce, and foster a positive and inclusive work environment. Let’s explore why this is a powerful strategy for success.
Well, it’s about that time again, folks! We are rounding the corner and making our way into the second half of the year (crazy how six months can fly by!), which means NOW is a crucial time to assess your progress towards your 2023 goals for govcon recruiting. Now that we have half a year solidly under our belts, it’s important to take a minute to step back, review our targets, track our headway toward our objectives, and realign our processes to make sure we are on point to hit that “holy grail” we are shooting for by the end of the year.