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Impact Report 2016-17

Impact Report 2016-17

Welcome to our annual Impact Report. During April 2016 to March 2017, the organisation has helped over 3,000 people working in the automotive industry with their financial, social, physical and mental health, which is 14% more than the previous year. This latest report shows how an increased focus on providing the relevant help, support and preventative advice produces meaningful and sustainable results for people.

Download the full impact report here…

 

A message from our CEO

We supported over 3,000 people during the year via our free, confidential helpline which represents a 14% increase on the year 2015/16…

Our year of support in numbers

Financial health is the main reason why people contacted Ben for help (49% of all requests for help/support) in 2016/17. This is an 11% increase year on year, with low income reported as the biggest financial challenge for those working in the automotive industry. Perhaps the most telling statistic Ben reports is the 78% YOY increase in people asking for help with their mental health and wellbeing….

How the industry supports Ben

Our funding from the automotive industry increased by 10% this year so thank you so much to our supporters. We couldn’t continue offering the vital services we provide without you!…

Partnering with the industry

In order for Ben to help more people, raising awareness within the industry is vital. In 2016-17, Ben spoke to over 3,000 people at workplace awareness programmes and trained a total of 2,265 managers and employees about mental health and wellbeing. Raising awareness about how Ben can support the people of the automotive industry is a significant area of focus for 2017-18…