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November 5th, 2015

3 Ways To Reduce Risk As International Benefits Requirements Increase

US-based companies expanding abroad are facing a diverse number of challenges right now, including new global economic pressure on state-run systems to shift the burden of health and welfare benefits costs to employers. Here are three ways for employers to reduce the risks associated with international benefits and global compliance. Manage Trends In Global Compliance Read More

October 9th, 2015

Drones. Are they getting ready to really take off?

Aviation insurance companies have worked rapidly to create policies that meet the needs of the industry. Companies such as AIG, Allianz, Global Aerospace and USAIG have been leading the market. One of the challenges for insurers is to properly underwrite and price policies based upon a limited collection of loss data. It further complicates matters Read More

September 4th, 2015

Cyber Attacks: Revenue vs. Reputation

How big a problem are cyber attacks for businesses today? Consider this — last October, while appearing on CBS’s 60 Minutes, FBI Director, James Comey said, “there are two kinds of big companies in the United States…those who have been hacked by the Chinese and those who don’t know they’ve been hacked by the Chinese.” Which Read More

July 29th, 2015

Product Liability + Company Growth

Authored by Brandon Schuh, VP and Product Liability Professional at Hays Companies Product liability is an area that can rapidly change from the period of time when a company first launches to when they’ve truly penetrated the marketplace.  With consumer products, the reach is to a very large audience.  When the masses begin using a Read More

July 9th, 2015

Hays in the News – Risk and Insurance Magazine

In the most recent issue of FOCUS, Hays Companies concentrated on Cyber liability and the ever increasing attention it is receiving in the media. This caught the eye of Risk & Insurance magazine, requesting an expert opinion from our Dave Wasson, Cyber Liability Practice Leader with Hays Companies. In discussing a recent New York Times Read More

July 1st, 2015

Employee Benefits Compliance Webinar

Code 6055, Code 6056…The administrative requirements of the Affordable Care Act continue to “roll-out.” On March 5, 2014 the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued final regulations on the employer information reporting requirements. Final forms 1094-C and 1095-C for 2014 have been released by the IRS and now we have draft forms for 2015. Now is the time to Read More

June 30th, 2015

Hays Companies of Wisconsin Named One of the Top Workplaces

For the fifth straight year, Hays Companies of Wisconsin has been named as one of southeastern Wisconsin’s Top Workplaces by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. The Journal Sentinel invited over 1300 companies to participate in this survey. Each participant’s employees were polled on their overall job satisfaction in a myriad of areas. Each company is then Read More

May 19th, 2015

Cyber Attacks. What Do They Damage Most: Revenue or Reputation?

Cyber attacks are a serious global problem. The number of successful attacks has risen drastically to an average of 138 per week.*  The constant national media coverage of high profile data breaches has brought cyber insurance into the spotlight. Companies hacked have the arduous task of rebuilding consumer loyalty, trust and revenue. In this issue of FOCUS, we tackle the Read More

April 21st, 2015

Client Stories: Christensen Farms

At Hays Companies, we know the risks and concerns facing companies in the food and agribusiness industries. Something such as an E. coli contamination incident and subsequent product recall can leave your company reeling and scrambling to save your reputation. Our expert team at Hays is here to provide the assistance you need to stay Read More

April 20th, 2015

Hays Companies Opens New York City Office

Hays Companies, one of the nation’s fastest growing risk management, insurance and employee benefits advisors in the country, recently opened an office in New York, New York. This new location will allow Hays Companies to better serve existing clients and future partners in the Northeastern United States. “Hays Companies strong, steady growth and our expanding Read More