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• 1 Dec. 2017

Ben launches NEW mental health training programme exclusively for the automotive industry

New training responds to increased demand for help with mental health challenges Training programme provides practical skills, tools and advice to managers and employees Visit ben.org.uk/BenTraining for more information Ben, the not-for-profit organisation that partners with the automotive industry to

• 13 Nov. 2017

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

• 10 Nov. 2017

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

• 7 Nov. 2017

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

• 3 Nov. 2017

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

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

• 23 Oct. 2017

The Confused.com London Motor show announces Ben as its official charity partner for 2018

The Confused.com London Motor Show is delighted to announce Ben as the official charity for its debut year at the ExCeL Exhibition Centre The show is back in the capital from 17th to 20th May 2018 and promises to be

• 21 Sep. 2017

Ben launches new business package for automotive industry employers: Ben4Business

Ben4Business set to increase awareness and drive real business benefits Business package offers awareness initiatives and new training programmes New offering encourages two-way partnerships with automotive companies Ben, the not-for-profit organisation that partners with the automotive industry to provide support

• 18 Sep. 2017

‘Know your numbers week’: Promoting health checks in the workplace

It’s Blood Pressure UK’s ‘Know Your Numbers Week’, so we have put together a piece on promoting health checks in the workplace. An estimated 137.3 million working days were lost due to sickness or injury in 2016 (ONS), and in

• 4 Sep. 2017

Jaguar Land Rover Channel Swim Challenge raises £185,000 for Ben

Jaguar Land Rover Industry Leader Challenge smashes £160,000 target Jeremy Hicks and two teams of Jaguar Land Rover colleagues swim to success for Ben You can still donate at justgiving.com/fundraising/jlrchannelswim Ben, the not-for-profit organisation that partners with the automotive industry

• 17 Aug. 2017

Ben’s ‘Hats on 4 Mental Health Day’ automotive industry fundraiser is back!

Ben calls upon everyone in the automotive industry to join in with ‘Hats on 4 Mental Health Day’ 2017, now in its second year Wear a hat to work on 13th October and donate £1 to support colleagues facing mental

• 14 Aug. 2017

Mike Brewer becomes first Ben Celebrity Ambassador   

Ben welcomes Mike Brewer, Wheeler Dealers presenter, as Celebrity Ambassador Mike Brewer will be the face of this year’s ‘Hats on 4 Mental Health Day’ campaign In partnership with celebrity supporters, the organisation hopes to raise further awareness to reach

• 10 Aug. 2017

Watch a film about Mark’s inspirational story

  This is Mark’s inspirational story about his recovery from a sudden life-threatening illness. Watch how we supported him after he suffered life-changing injuries as a result of this very serious illness. Help us to spread the word about how

• 19 Jul. 2017

Ben launches survey for people in the automotive industry to have their say

Ben, the not-for-profit organisation that partners with the automotive industry to provide support for life to its people, has launched a survey to seek valuable insights from industry people which will help shape future services. The feedback will also enable

• 13 Jul. 2017

Get fit for work and for life: Ben highlights new health check programme for industry in latest physical health campaign

Ben, the not-for-profit organisation that partners with the automotive industry to provide support for life to its people, has launched a new campaign today which will spotlight the importance of good physical health to a person’s life. Top searches on

• 29 Jun. 2017

Ben’s new annual Impact Report 2016-17 advises the industry about the biggest issues for its people

Ben, the not-for-profit organisation that partners with the automotive industry to provide support for life to its people, has released its annual Impact Report which reveals financial health is the main reason why people contacted Ben for help (49%) in

• 27 Jun. 2017

Social health on the airwaves

Our Care & Support Services Director, Yvonne Hignell, has spoken on Motor Trade Radio about the importance of social health and wellbeing. The interview – which was broadcast on 24th June – took place as part of Ben’s ongoing partnership