March 18, 2020

Shoppers are testing Amazon’s capacity and causing it to fall behind on deliveries. On Monday, the company said it will hire 100,000 warehouse and delivery workers, including 5,900 in Texas. Grocery retailers are stepping up hiring as more Americans turn to online shopping instead of venturing out to stores as they heed the coronavirus warnings. […]

It’s Uber Eats’ mission to deliver food experiences that fuel everyday life. But today the world feels anything but business as usual. As we face the uncertainty of this health crisis together with our restaurant partners, we are thinking about how best to support independent restaurants in the U.S. & Canada that have been most […]

Health and government officials are working together to maintain the safety, security, and health of the American people. Small businesses are encouraged to do their part to keep their employees, customers, and themselves healthy. The SBA will work directly with state Governors to provide targeted, low-interest loans to small businesses and non-profits that have been […]

Texas saw a spike in unemployment claims last week as the state settles in for what could be months of restrictions on public gatherings, school and work. The number of new unemployment benefits claims increased 38% last week compared with the same week a year ago, according to the Texas Workforce Commission. In all, more […]

March 17, 2020

We’ve all received the email; it goes something like: “Dear so and so, our No. 1 priority is the health and wellness of our community, staff, and clients. Given the recent coronavirus developments …” Recent WHO (World Health Organization) announcement about the pandemic is raising many uncertainties and questions about the way business will now […]

March 17, 2020 Outpatient surgeries in ambulatory centers are increasingly preferred by patients in the U.S. For instance, according to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), in 2014, 17.2 million hospital visits (inpatient and outpatient) included surgical procedures in the U.S., of which ~57.8% occurred in a hospital-owned outpatient surgery setting. Moreover, in […]

March 15, 2020

March 19, 2020 Small businesses can’t just shut down. They don’t have big balance sheets and lines of credit supporting them. They depend on employees who are like extended family. And while they hear reports daily from Washington that help is on the way, the specifics and time frames remain as uncertain as the coronavirus […]

March 11, 2020

March 11, 2020 Most know JPMorgan Chase as one of the oldest financial institutions in the country, leading the industry in investment and commercial banking, asset management, financial services, and more. But what’s not as commonly talked about is how deeply embedded technology is throughout the organization. At JPMorgan, tech is core to the business, […]

March 5, 2020

March 5, 2020 Global responses to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak continue to rapidly evolve. COVID-19 has already had a significant impact on global financial markets, and it may have accounting, disclosure, and internal control implications for many entities. Some of the key impacts include, but are not limited to:…

March 2, 2020

March 2, 2020 Oncor is again supporting the Federal Trade Commission’s annual National Consumer Protection Week to help raise awareness of common imposter utility scams. Oncor’s participation is part of our longstanding membership with Utilities United Against Scams (UUAS). Oncor’s top priority is the safety and security of our customers and personnel. We work alongside […]