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• 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

• 20 Apr. 2017

Industry Leader Challenge update: preparation begins

A team of colleagues at Jaguar Land Rover are taking on an epic challenge for Ben this summer – they are swimming the English Channel as part of the Industry Leader Challenge. This is no mean feat as the Channel

• 7 Apr. 2017

Ben’s new campaign highlights key social challenges

Top 3 social issues for industry: relationship breakdowns, abuse and homelessness Ben highlights that social health is key to overall wellbeing New social health and wellbeing campaign launched on World Health Day It’s World Health Day and Ben, the not-for-profit

• 5 Apr. 2017

Ben announced as one of the five most popular payroll giving charities

In recent news from the Charities Aid Foundation, Ben has been listed as one of the five charities currently most popular for receiving payroll giving donations. Listed alongside Ben are some big names in the charity sector, Cancer Research UK,

• 24 Mar. 2017

Ben and Motor Trade Radio announce new strategic partnership

Partnership to boost awareness about support Ben offers the automotive industry Ben, the not-for-profit that partners with the automotive industry to provide support for life to its people and their families, is delighted to announce a new strategic partnership with

• 20 Mar. 2017

Toyota donates new 4×4 to Ben’s Birch Hill Care Centre in Berwick-upon-Tweed

New car offered lifeline for local care centre staff and residents during winter Ben, the not-for-profit that partners with the automotive industry to provide support for life to its people and their families, has been delighted to receive a generous

• 15 Feb. 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

• 16 Jan. 2017

Ben launches new financial health campaign in response to ‘Blue Monday’

Ben, the not-for-profit organisation that partners with the automotive industry to provide support for life to its people and their families, has launched a new campaign today around financial health and wellbeing, in line with ‘Blue Monday’. As finances are

• 6 Jan. 2017

Ben’s mental health campaign raised hats and £10,000 to support automotive colleagues

Ben, the not-for-profit organisation that partners with the automotive industry to provide support for life to its people and their families, has announced that circa £10,000 has been raised so far from its first ever national fundraising event – Hats

• 19 Dec. 2016

Ben sees over 50% increase in requests for help

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