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October 2nd, 2018

Compliance Webinar: Annual Review and a Look Into 2019

2018 was another eventful year for Employee Benefits and Compliance.  Presented by the Hays Benefits Research and Compliance Department, this recorded webinar is an opportunity to get ready for 2019 and ensure you are in compliance with the new laws and changes for the upcoming year. Topics include: What to do if you get a Read More

September 25th, 2018

Hurricane Impacts – The Aftermath of Hurricane Florence

Large scale catastrophic events can have significant impacts to your business for many reasons.  The most obvious is direct damage to your facilities, which can also result in impaired operations.  However, there are many secondary issues which can have detrimental effects. Utilities (including power, water, sewer, gas, etc.) often become unreliable due to wind damage Read More

September 17th, 2018

What’s Next After Hurricane Florence?

Hays is here to help. When trying to clean up the damage caused by a storm of this magnitude, it can be overwhelming to know where to begin. We have you covered with our dedicated disaster recovery team. After receiving the official announcement from authorities that it is safe to return and you find you have Read More

September 13th, 2018

Hurricane Preparation and Recovery – Claims Guidelines

Hays is standing by to assist clients who have been affected by Hurricane Florence; including those with facilities that have been directly impacted or experiencing supply chain disruptions. If this is an emergency, please contact our Emergency Claims Hotline at 1.844.239.4937 or via email at hurricaneclaims@hayscompanies.com Hays has the expertise to support you with navigating the complicated Read More

September 10th, 2018

Upcoming MN Workers’ Compensation Indemnity Benefit Increase Effective 10/1/2018

A new bill hailed as the most comprehensive workers’ compensation legislation in the last twenty years was recently signed into law in Minnesota. Following both houses’ unanimous approval, Governor Mark Dayton also gave the bill his signature on May 20th. The bill, H.F. 3878, included recommendations from the Workers’ Compensation Advisory Council, a group comprised Read More

September 7th, 2018

Hays Headquarters Named Largest Insurance Brokerage in Minneapolis

Hays Companies is pleased to announce that our Minneapolis office, which is also the location of our corporate Headquarters, was named the largest insurance brokerage in the Minneapolis/St. Paul metro area (also known as the Twin Cities) by the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal. The publication, which is amongst the most prestigious business news outlets in Read More

August 30th, 2018

The Florida Insurance Roundup Podcast Feature: National Flood Insurance Reform

Brian Squire, Managing Executive Senior Vice President at Hays Companies, recently sat down with Lisa Miller on her Podcast “The Florida Insurance Roundup” to lend his insights on the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) as well as strategies on how to navigate it as a Florida resident. Listen to the Podcast, here. Description: Congress continues Read More

August 22nd, 2018

Insurance Journal ranks Hays in Top 25 of 100 Property/Casualty Agencies for 2018

Hays Companies was named one of the Top 25 Property/Casualty Agencies in the United States by the Insurance Journal, a leading industry publication for the Property/Casualty arena. The list is based on total revenue for 2017 and is comprised of agencies focused on retail policies. Per the Insurance Journal, the list is indicative of “the nation’s Read More

August 14th, 2018

Webinar: Health Savings Accounts – What You Need to Know

Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) are unique accounts that reside in employee benefits. These accounts exist merely because of health care coverage that’s offered by an employer. Employers can contribute to them, but they’re ultimately owned by the individual and are not sponsored by the overall health plan. Because of these, strange results and quirks can Read More

August 14th, 2018

Hays Companies Rises in “Top 100 Insurance Brokers” Rankings

Hays Companies is pleased to announce that they were recently named as the 22nd largest insurance broker in the United States by Business Insurance Magazine. This is the 25th year of consecutive revenue growth for Hays Companies. Hays’ 2018 ranking is reflective of the entrepreneurial spirit on which they were founded and was an increase Read More