Monthly Archives: February 2017

Blog: 5 cheap ways to spruce up your pancakes

A stack of pancakes

By Jenny Ross, Digital & Content Marketing Specialist It’s Pancake Day tomorrow – the exciting time of year when you can indulge in one of the nation’s favourite desserts. But, if you’re sick of lemon and sugar or bored of

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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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Blog: How to support low income employees

piggy bank

By Yvonne Hignell, Care & Support Services Director Financial worries are the most common reason why people call Ben – 49% of the calls we received during July-September 2016 were from people concerned about finances and many of their concerns

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Blog: How to deal with debt

By Yvonne Hignell, Care and Support Services Director At the end of 2016, people in the UK owed a total of £1.508 trillion (The Money Charity) – that’s the equivalent cost of filling up your car with over 854,000,000,000 litres

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Blog: Cheap dates – 14 of the best Valentine’s Day ideas on a budget

a romantic couple on Valentine's Day

By Leila Moss, Communications & Campaigns Manager, Ben As Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, we’ve put together our top tips on how to celebrate with your other half on a budget – after all, we are in the

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Blog: 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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Blog: 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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