Monthly Archives: April 2017

Supporting an employee through a relationship break up

Most people will go through a relationship break up at some point in their lives and research has found that sadly 42% of marriages end in divorce (ONS 2016). It’s not easy to completely separate work and personal life, so

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Getting back on your feet after a break up

The feeling of loss after a relationship break up can be similar to how we feel after experiencing bereavement. Even if the split was mutual or you’re the one who initiated it, the end of a relationship can leave a

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Five lessons from the ‘4 Pillars Challenge’

Dave running whilst carrying his kayak

By Dave Garrett, Business Change Analyst at Ben At the beginning of the year, I set myself an epic personal challenge to raise money for Ben by covering 4,000 ‘self-propelled’ miles in a year by walking, swimming, running, kayaking and

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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

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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

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Let’s talk: Improving your social life

Two friends enjoying a chat

Over 9 million adults in the UK are either always or often lonely, according to a study by The Co-Op and British Red Cross. Loneliness not only affects our mental health, but can be worse for us than being obese

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Let’s Talk: Creating a social workplace

Two colleagues working together

In 2015 a survey by Relate discovered that 4 in 10 people have no close friends at work. As we spend around a third of our lives at work, loneliness in the workplace has the potential to impact on our

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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,

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