Building and Maintaining a Fleet Safety Culture

While Distracted Driving Awareness Month is a prime opportunity to discuss fleet safety, it goes beyond simple rules against texting and driving. Organizations that have implemented a proper road safety culture start by screening drivers in the hiring process and then provide ongoing training and support throughout an employee’s career.

Keep Your Employees Safe: Distracted Driving Month Infographic

April is Distracted Driving Awareness month. Hays Companies promotes safe driving for our employees and all our valued partners. We believe employers have a significant role in reducing vehicle crashes.

How Snow Accumulation Could Impact Your Building

Following the three-day winter storm that pummeled much of the Northeast, there are reports of significant snow accumulation in Pennsylvania, New York and the surrounding areas. New Jersey received nearly 30 inches of snow accumulation in some cities, resulting in the highest total snowfall accumulation in recent years.

SolarWinds Hack: Perfect Storm Cyber Hurricane Or A Wake-UP Call Of What Could Come?

IRS Tax Relief for Alabama and Mississippi Businesses Affected by Hurricane Zeta

Certain Mississippi and Alabama taxpayers who were affected by Hurricane Zeta (which began on October 28, 2020) may take advantage of tax deadline relief under IRS guidance. The extension includes Form 5500 filing deadlines for employer-sponsored employee benefit plans. George, Greene, Hancock, Harrison, Jackson and Stone counties in Mississippi are currently included in the disaster relief area. Alabama businesses in Clarke, Dallas, Marengo, Mobile, Perry, Washington and Wilcox counties qualify for this relief as well.

State of the Market – Third Quarter

Hays Companies presents our Q3 State of the Market Trends. Our experts weighed in on trends that are affecting commercial insurance and risk management and delivered unique insight into the future. This succinct overview immediately dives into key changes in the marketplace and how that may impact your business.

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Healthcare Ransomware Attacks Predicted this Weekend

This week, the FBI and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) have sent advisories regarding a cyber threat to hospitals and health care providers. The CISA, FBI, and HHS alert (https://us-cert.cisa.gov/ncas/alerts/aa20-302a) suggests there is credible information that a widespread ransomware attack using Ryuk, TrickBot, and other malware will take place this weekend. The threat actors are claiming that they are targeting 400 healthcare organizations. Experts suggest entities may already have the encryption malware on their systems, but the threat actors have not yet commanded it to activate.