Yearly Archives: 2016

Loneliness and Christmas

Christmas alone

According to the Campaign to End Loneliness, over 1 million UK adults over the age of 65 often or always feel lonely. Loneliness isn’t just an issue for older people – many of us suffer from it, especially if we

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Ben sees over 50% increase in requests for help

Impact update July-Sept 2016

Latest Impact update unveils key statistics for July to September 2016. Ben, the not-for-profit organisation that partners with the automotive industry to provide support for life to its people and their families, releases its Q2 figures in its latest Impact

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Ben’s flagship event of the year – The Ben Ball – raises over £203,000

  The Ben Ball has been a highlight of the automotive industry calendar for over 90 years Industry Leader Challenge event 2017 – details unveiled The Jaguar F-PACE ‘Designer Edition’ was the top auction item, raising £102,500 Ben, the not-for-profit

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Coping with bereavement

Sadly, bereavement is something that everyone will have to go through at some point, but not everyone experiences it the same way. Coping after a loss is always tough, so we would like to share with you some ways that

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5 reasons why employee wellbeing is key to the success of your business

By Jools Tait, Business Development Director at Ben Richard Branson, Founder of the Virgin Group, once said “take care of your employees and they’ll take care of your business.” So let’s look at the reasons why companies should take notice

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Five simple ways you can get a better night’s sleep

Alarm clock

By Yvonne Hignell, Care & Support Services Director at Ben We spend around 1/3 of our lives asleep and it’s an essential process for the brain, allowing it to rejuvenate and therefore function properly. Lack of sleep can have a

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Free December advertising on UKAutomotive.jobs

Christmas is fast approaching and UKAutomotive.jobs (UKAJ) is getting into the festive spirit! This is why we’re giving a special present to help you gear up for your New Year recruitment drive – free job advertising. The festive season is the

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Lynwood Village Christmas Fair

Lynwood Village’s second Christmas Fair will be taking place on 3rd December 2016. There will be many stalls attending, including Longacres, Stella and Dot, Springville, CE Lewis Butchers and West Horsely Dairies. You will have plenty of gifts to chose

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Yvonne answers your mental health questions

Following on from the success of Hats On For Mental Health Day, our Care & Support Services Director, Yvonne Hignell, answered your  mental health questions in a live Twitter Q&A, in line with Self Care Week, an awareness campaign run

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Looking after your family’s mental health

By Yvonne Hignell, Care & Support Services Director It is estimated that around 1 in 10 young people will experience a mental health problem in the UK. While talking about mental health won’t ever be easy, and there has been

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