Author: lhayes

Is Your Boat Ready For Launch?

If you love the water, few things are better than boating season.  Summer just wouldn’t be summer without spending those long, hot days on Lake Erie or cruising down the Canal. With the turn in the weather, boating season in Buffalo and Rochester has finally begun! At Walsh Duffield, we want to ensure you’re boat

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2020 Benefits Seminar Update

For the last 18 years, Walsh Duffield has looked forward to hosting our annual benefits seminar.  It has been an event in which we bring together the business and HR community with vendor partners, great speakers, and our dedicated staff to offer a robust schedule of activities to keep you informed on key HR and

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New York State Department of Financial Services Premium Payment Rule

We hope that this message finds you and your family safe and healthy.    These are difficult times. The New York Legislature and Department of Financial Services have been implementing emergency measures in an effort to protect insurance policyholders who have been hit with financial hardship because of the COVID-19 pandemic.  Regulations they enacted include: the waiver of late fees; the prohibition on reporting negative data to credit

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Expressing Gratitude With a Handwritten Note

In such uncertain times, it is important to take care of your own wellbeing. Studies show that regularly expressing gratitude can positively impact a person’s physical and emotional wellbeing. This is because expressing gratitude releases dopamine in the brain—a chemical that boosts mood, optimism and memory. Expressing gratitude can be beneficial in the workplace, as

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4 Tips for Homeowners Insurance Inventory (And Downloadable Checklist!)

When fire, burglary, or other disaster strikes your home, you want to begin the recovery process as soon as possible. However, before you can file your homeowners insurance claim, you must fully document all of your damaged belongings. That’s where a homeowners insurance inventory list comes in handy. If you are like most people, you

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Driver Safety

Online safe driving courses are available to help you save on your car insurance from the comfort of your own home.  By completing a 6 hour course at your own pace, you can save up to 10% for 3 years on your auto insurance. www.wnydriversafety.com www.newyorksafetycouncil.com For AARP members: www.aarpdriversafety.org Send certificates of completion to:

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Best Practices for Working Remotely

With the rapidly changing environment and concerns surrounding COVID-19, many organizations are making a shift to a fully remote workforce.  While remote work/telecommuting has become more mainstream, it is still very new to many companies who are learning how to handle this shift as it becomes a necessity. 7 tips to help you be successful

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A Message From Our President & COO

At Walsh Duffield, supporting our clients is always our top priority. As a partner to you and your business, we continue to closely monitor the impacts of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation and we are working to ensure the safety and wellbeing of our employees, clients and the Western NY communities that we care so much

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Staying Safe & Well Among COVID-19

While there are still many uncertainties surrounding the COVID-19 virus, there are simple steps that we can take to keep both our workplace and our families safe and well. Keeping your workplace safe To protect your team and keep your business up and running, there are a few key steps to encourage employees to take:

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Walsh Duffield Partners with OSEA for Risk Management Services

Walsh Duffield is pleased to announce a partnership with OSEA, Inc., a 30-year-old environmental, health, safety and security consulting firm, to provide Risk Management services to our commercial insurance clients. As part of the relationship, OSEA will provide a full array of proactive safety consulting services designed to help reduce accidents, enhance incident response, lower

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