Monthly Archives: July 2018

Combating loneliness in the workplace

Colleagues socialising at work

Recent reports warn of a loneliness epidemic engulfing the UK, with 1 in 8 people reporting that they have no close friends and 45% feeling lonely all or most of the time. These are worrying figures, given that loneliness is said to

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Ben’s automotive industry mental health fundraiser is back! Save the date and sign up now – Hats on 4 Ben – World Mental Health Day

Ben invites everyone in the automotive industry to join in with its Hats on campaign for the third year – that’s a hat-trick! Wear a hat to work on 10th October & donate £2 to help transform mental health support

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Ben publishes annual Impact Report 2017-18 outlining biggest health challenges for automotive industry people

Top issues are low income, anxiety and depression Ben, the independent charity and dedicated partner to the automotive industry, providing support for life for its people and their family dependents, has published its Impact Report 2017-18. This annual report reveals

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How to make friends as an adult – part two

Two mechanic friends laughing in a garage

In part one of our making friends as an adult blog, we shared our top tips for meeting new people, but that’s just the start of the path to friendship. Now that you’ve made all of these great acquaintances how

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How to make friends as an adult – part one

New friend

Making friends as an adult isn’t always easy. At school and university, you’re surrounded by people of a similar age and probably with similar interests to you, making it the perfect environment for forming friendships. As you get older though,

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