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Autumn slump arrives for small business federal contractors
By Alice Lipowicz, Editor, Set-Aside Alert

      Fall typically is not golden for small federal contractors. As autumn leaves fall, so does the level of activity in small business federal contracting.

      The month of November was the slowest month for small business federal contract activity in four of the last five fiscal years, according to new research by Set-Aside Alert.

      The months of October and December were just barely more active than November in those fiscal years. December was slowest in fiscal 2013.

      With the federal fiscal year starting on Oct. 1, the autumn months of October, November and December together ranked as the most sluggish of the year for all five fiscal years reviewed.

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