Monthly Archives: November 2017

What is Bipolar?

Tree showing two seasons

Bipolar disorder (sometimes called bipolar affective disorder) is a long-term condition that causes a person to experience extreme shifts in mood, energy and behaviour. Everyone experiences mood swings from time to time, but people with bipolar experience them more severely

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Ben’s vintage vehicle rally drives over £6,000 in fundraising

Ben’s vintage and classic vehicle tour of Ascot and Windsor Great Park has driven to success after raising over £6,000 for the charity. Over 100 vintage cars took part in the Ben Windsor Great Park Vintage & Classic Vehicle Tour

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Ben’s care centre celebrates double win at coveted award ceremony

Ben announces that employees at its Town Thorns Care Centre near Rugby are celebrating a double win at the Coventry & Warwickshire Chamber of Commerce Training Awards. Anthony Brannen, who has recently been appointed as Team Leader at Town Thorns

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Mark’s story is nominated in Charity Film Awards!

Mark’s story, our short film about a family supported by Ben, has been nominated in the Charity Film Awards. If you haven’t yet watched it, it’s an inspirational story about Mark, who suffered life-changing injuries as a result of a sudden

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A unified sense of purpose: the JLR challenge

Jeremy Hicks, JLR UK

In this article, Jeremy Hicks, Managing Director of Jaguar Land Rover UK, reflects on the JLR Channel Swim, JLR Bike and JLR Run, which collectively raised over £185,000 for Ben as part of the Industry Leader Challenge. Jeremy explains how,

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Car Dealer Magazine’s Bangers4Ben event 2017 raises over £56,000 to support automotive colleagues

the AA team who transformed their Volvo into a tank

Car Dealer Magazine’s Bangers4Ben event 2017 has raised over £56,000 for Ben, the not-for-profit organisation that partners with the automotive industry to provide support for life to its people and their family dependants. This annual sell-out rally event has now

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Are your employees stressed or experiencing burnout?

Man working in a warehouse

By Leila Moss, Communications & Campaigns Manager at Ben It’s Stress Awareness Day, so we wanted to raise awareness and offer general information to employers about stress and burnout in the workplace. As someone who has both experienced and witnessed

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