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Vanbreda Risk & Benefits takes over insurance firm Simplex Employee Benefits Insurance in Hasselt

Company news
26.02.2024

At the start of 2024, Vanbreda Risk & Benefits is on the acquisition path more than ever. On 5 February, the insurance broker took over Simplex Employee Benefits Insurance BV in Hasselt. Simplex specialises in employee benefits and actuarial consultancy.

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Sustainability and technology underline the need for proper insurance for infrastructure works

Construction
30.01.2024

The growing importance of sustainability is beyond dispute – and infrastructure works are no exception. For both construction companies and the insurance sector, it is vital to keep up with the latest technological developments and to have a long-term vision, says Peter Anckaert, Senior Broker at Vanbreda Risk & Benefits. ‘We develop insurance solutions for every player in the construction sector that evolve with their vision and needs.’

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Videopodcast: Transport & logistics

Videopodcast
17.01.2024

The transport and logistics industry is a key component of the Belgian economy. How can you dispatch your drivers with peace of mind? And are you sufficiently aware of the liability you take on as a company, for example when you store goods? In the latest episode of our video podcast 'Succes Verzekerd', we zoom in on the insurance challenges for haulage companies and logistics service providers. Insurance expert Jean-Christophe Demeure talks about familiar and new risks. The switch to digitalisation and renewable energy in this industry is also discussed.

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Vanbreda Risk & Benefits ramps up DE&I efforts

Press
04.01.2024

In 2023, we took several steps to integrate diversity, equality and inclusion more into our business strategy and entered into a partnership with Autimatic. You can read more about both topics in the magazine of Lockton Global, the international network to which Vanbreda Risk & Benefits belongs.

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Proper insurance for a port authority in five steps

Harbour
19.12.2023

A port is a separate world, with its own rules, its own customs and even its own language. A port authority that wants to cover its risks properly therefore uses insurance solutions that take these features accurately into account. We’ve listed the key points to consider.

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Update on branch 21 group insurance: again rise in interest rates

EIP & PLCI
13.12.2023

The interest on 10 year Belgian government bonds (so-called Linear Bonds or OLOs) has been rising since the start of 2022 resulting in a return to positive interest rates. This also has a favourable impact on Branch 21 group insurance, where most insurers have recently substantially increased their interest rates. We provide an update on the current situation and explain the opportunities.

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Videopodcast — the ambulatory plan

Videopodcast
23.02.2024

What are the rules on the reimbursement of costs for dental care, new glasses or a scan? You can’t claim for these ‘ambulatory costs’ on your hospitalisation insurance, and your health insurance fund will only provide limited reimbursement. Because ambulatory costs can be high, 43% of Belgian employers now offer an ambulatory plan that covers these costs. In the latest episode of our video podcast 'Succes Verzekerd', insurance expert Bert Van den Broeck talks about the importance and benefits of this insurance for employers and employees.

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Videopodcast: Transport & logistics

Videopodcast
17.01.2024

The transport and logistics industry is a key component of the Belgian economy. How can you dispatch your drivers with peace of mind? And are you sufficiently aware of the liability you take on as a company, for example when you store goods? In the latest episode of our video podcast 'Succes Verzekerd', we zoom in on the insurance challenges for haulage companies and logistics service providers. Insurance expert Jean-Christophe Demeure talks about familiar and new risks. The switch to digitalisation and renewable energy in this industry is also discussed.

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Construction industry

Videopodcast
31.08.2023

The construction industry is constantly evolving. Not only are most construction projects and infrastructure works increasing in size, construction risks are also becoming more complex, making successful cooperation all the more important. With so many parties involved, it is sometimes difficult to determine who is responsible for what. In this new instalment of the 'Succes Verzekerd' video podcast, our colleague Eli Hemelaer talks about the developments and challenges facing the construction industry. As an insurance expert in construction risks, he advocates an integrated insurance approach that guarantees maximum transparency for all construction parties involved.

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Vanbreda Risk & Benefits ramps up DE&I efforts

Press
04.01.2024

In 2023, we took several steps to integrate diversity, equality and inclusion more into our business strategy and entered into a partnership with Autimatic. You can read more about both topics in the magazine of Lockton Global, the international network to which Vanbreda Risk & Benefits belongs.

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Doktr and Vanbreda Risk & Benefits together make healthcare more accessible for companies and their employees

Press
07.11.2023

Vanbreda Risk & Benefits enters into a partnership with Doktr, the digital healthcare service provider. With an innovative and locally embedded range of services, they want to help Belgian companies provide easily accessible and quality care to their employees. The shared vision of hybrid care and cover for video consultations with general practitioners will strengthen Vanbreda Risk & Benefits’ already extensive healthcare offering.

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Vanbreda Risk & Benefits wins label of Best Managed Company’ for the sixth year running

Press
12.05.2023

Deloitte has again proclaimed Vanbreda Risk & Benefits as a Best Managed Company for the sixth year in a row. “The renewal of the Gold label is a great moment for us. We are being commended for the efforts we have made in the past year to achieve sustainable growth and strengthen our social engagement. We also received valuable insights to do even better in certain respects. This keeps us on our toes as a company, and helps to shape our ambitions for the coming years,” says CEO Pedro Matthynssens.

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