Richard Cookson Content Writer

Richard Cookson | Content Writer

Richard Cookson is a content writer for XTIVIA with a background in copy editing, journalism, and business reporting. With a knack for IT research and software analysis, Cookson creates detailed and simplified technical content for the XTIVIA and Virtual-DBA websites. His attention to detail and grammar allows him to deliver concise and educational pieces with every comma in the right place.

Richard Cookson
Content Writer

Richard Cookson is a content writer for XTIVIA with a background in copy editing, journalism, and business reporting. With a knack for IT research and software analysis, Cookson creates detailed and simplified technical content for the XTIVIA and Virtual-DBA websites. His attention to detail and grammar allows him to deliver concise and educational pieces with every comma in the right place.

Defining SCA Requirements and Compliance Best Practices

Government contracting is one of the most heavily regulated industries in the country; an assortment of laws and acts accompany every single project. An important and frequently misunderstood set of regulations are those laid out by the Service Contract Act (SCA),... read more

Accounting Challenges Facing Government Contractors – Part 2

In the previous blog, we looked at primary challenges government contractors face when addressing internal accounting requirements and compliance. In Part 2, we want to cover the spectrum of duties for government contracting accounting teams and a few best practices.... read more

Contract Proposal Best Practices

A lot happens between the Request for Proposal (RFP) and the submission of contract proposals. For seasoned government contractors, the process is always time-consuming, complex, and intricate, even more so for companies new to the industry. To help remedy the dense... read more

Accounting Challenges Facing Government Contractors – Part 1

Business accounting on its own has a variety of complexities, but accounting for government contractors puts a whole new meaning to the role of business accounting. Government contractors are not only under the dominion of regular accounting practices, but their... read more

DCAA Timekeeping Regulations and Best Practices – Part 2

In Part 1, we discussed the primary rules and regulations for timekeeping compliance. In this portion of the series, we’ll be going over written policies and the benefits of opting for an electronic time-tracking system as opposed to timecards. Also, we’ll... read more