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January 31st, 2015

An Educational Seminar on Drones

Join us via webcast on Tuesday, February 3, 2015 at 10:00 AM CT for our seminar on “Drones: The Future is Now.” In 2012, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Reauthorization Act was signed, which included a requirement that the FAA develop regulations for the licensing of commercial drones by September 2015. While licensing is still Read More

January 31st, 2015

The Hidden Costs of Terrorism.

Terrorism. It could easily be the most alarming word in the English language. In our first issue of FOCUS, we tackle the hidden costs of terrorism and what it takes to manage the risk today.  We also showcase our new analytical resource that provides valauble information on market performance and trends. Read more here. To request Read More

January 5th, 2015

Steve Topel Joins Hays Companies

Hays Companies announced Steve Topel has joined its Chicago operations as President of Property and Casualty. He will be responsible for spearheading new business development, overall office leadership, and recruiting great people. “We are delighted to have Steve on board at Hays. His knowledge and experience will add significant depth to our property and casualty Read More

November 1st, 2014

New Technologies That Support Health Strategies

  No matter what form of health strategies an organization offers, there is little chance of success without member engagement, and no chance for member engagement without member awareness. At Hays Companies, we understand while there are many kinds of employer-sponsored wellness programs, all of them present program administrators with the common challenge of effectively Read More

September 29th, 2014

Habitat for Humanity

Since 2009, Hays Companies has been in partnership with Habitat for Humanity in an effort to reduce homelessness and provide affordable housing for families in need. This month, Hays Companies’ colleagues spent two days working on the final construction process of two homes in Crystal, Minnesota. The process involved landscaping, painting, cleaning, and putting finishing Read More

September 11th, 2014

New OSHA Fatality and Serious Injury Reporting Requirements

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration announced a final rule on Thursday, September 11th requiring employers to notify OSHA when a work-related fatality occurs or an employee suffers a work-related hospitalization, amputation or loss of an eye. The rule, which also updates the list of employers partially exempt from OSHA record-keeping requirements, Read More

August 19th, 2014

Hays Companies ranked as a Top 20 Broker in the U.S.

Hays Companies is honored to be included in Business Insurance Magazine’s list of 100 largest U.S. brokers once again.  The rise in our ranking from 19th to 18th place is a testament to the hard work and dedication Hays Companies’ 700+ employees provide to each of our clients.  Spread across 35 U.S. offices, Hays Companies has steadily Read More

August 5th, 2014

Hays Companies Celebrates 20 Years

August 4th, 2014 marks the 20th anniversary of Hays Companies. Hays Companies started with seven people, and today, we are 700+ strong. We’re proud to be the 18th largest insurance brokerage in North America and the 9th largest privately-held brokerage in the nation. More importantly, we’re thankful for all of our clients, vendors, employees and Read More

July 3rd, 2014

Hays Companies Named A Top Workplace for 2014

Hays Companies of Wisconsin is proud to be named as one of southeastern Wisconsin’s Top Workplaces for the fourth straight year. “This is a great recognition and something that all of us are very proud of. It is extremely important to the management team to have built and to continue to create a healthy work environment where people love what Read More

June 12th, 2014

Demand for Foreign Clinical Trial Coverage Increases

Over the last few years, a trend has been occurring which shows a clear globalization of the research and development process.  While the United States is still the clear-cut leader in the category of drug and medical R&D, more companies based in the U.S. are looking abroad to foreign countries to research their product. Doing Read More