We have compiled a list of resources to assist small business owners/employers in response to the COVID-19 crisis.

 

 

Coronavirus Small Business Resource Hub from SCORE National 

SCORE National has assembled a comprehensive link to helping you navigate through this crisis.  Click here to learn more.

SCORE Fort Worth- Free Mentoring Services

Leverage the experience and expertise of SCORE volunteers to helping you through personalized one-on-one meetings. These can be held by phone, email, video conferencing or, when acceptable, face-to-face.  Take advantage of this free service to helping you position your business for greater success.

Click here to Schedule a meeting with a SCORE Mentor

Additional support is available through SCORE’s Fort Worth workshops see Workshop Calendar on our SCORE home page.  Coming soon will be workshops addressing the new challenges businesses are facing as a result of COVID-19.  All upcoming workshops will be conducted using remote conferencing technology.

PREPARE A 13 WEEK CASH FLOW ANALYSIS

Learn more from Mark Lenz how to effectively use this template a tool to work with your financial advisor or for your own analysis to understand your cash flow needs for the next 13 weeks.     Click here! to hear from Mark.

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U.S. SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (SBA)

You can view the U.S. Small Business Administration’s  Coronavirus (COVID-19): Small Business Guidance and Loan Resources.  In addition, the SBA has online information about Disaster Loan Assistance .

CITY OF FORT WORTH

The City of Fort Worth has COVID-19 Information for Businesses online.  They are also asking local businesses to complete the COVID-19 Business Survey to aid in their response.  These, and other important City resources are available at the link.

STATE OF TEXAS

The Texas Workforce Commission provides general information for employers during the COVIS-19 crisis including FAQs for Texas Employers.  There is additional state-related information at www.gov.texas.gov  including updates from Governor Abbott.

NATIONAL RESOURCES

EEOC - To help businesses become more aware of discrimination issues that can arise when important employment decisions are being made, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has created What You Should Know About the ADA, the Rehabilitation Act and the Coronavirus.

WAGE AND HOUR - The Department of Labor's (DOL's) Wage and Hour Division is providing information on common issues employers and workers face when responding to COVID-19, including the effects on wages and hours worked under the Fair Labor Standards Act and job-protected leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act.

SAFETY AND HEALTH - The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) provides Interim Guidance and other safety-related resources about the COVID-19 outbreak.