Monthly Archives: February 2017

Ben sees mental health concerns double

Quarterly Impact update reveals figures for October-December 2016 Ben, the not-for-profit organisation that partners with the automotive industry to provide support for life to its people and their families, has released figures showing a 50% rise in people contacting the

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How to support low income employees

piggy bank

A total of 42% of all Ben’s support cases in 2017 were people with money problems, in comparison with mental health at 31%, physical health at 17% and social health at 10%. Of these financial health-related support cases, ‘low income’

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How to deal with debt

By Yvonne Hignell, Care and Support Services Director At the end of 2017, people in the UK owed a total of £1.562 trillion (The Money Charity) – that’s the equivalent cost of filling up your car with over 1,301,666,666,667 litres

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How to support a colleague diagnosed with cancer

Having a discussion at work

By Yvonne Hignell, Care & Support Services Director 4 February 2017 is the second ever World Cancer Day, for which 10 UK charities have come together to raise awareness about a disease which affects so many lives each year. According

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Coping with Cancer

Lady holding cup of coffee

By Yvonne Hignell, Director of Care and Support Services 4 February 2017 is World Cancer Day, when organisations around the globe work to increase awareness of a disease that impacts millions. Cancer has an impact on all four main aspects

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