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• 14 Oct. 2019

Ben’s new whitepaper reveals that mental health could cost automotive industry employers up to £1.2bn a year

A whitepaper released today by automotive charity, Ben, has found that mental health is still one of the biggest issues affecting the industry’s workforce and could cost employers as much as £1.2bn a year[1] collectively. Ben’s new whitepaper called Mental

• 2 Oct. 2019

Ferrari Day joy for families supported by Ben

Ferrari North Europe hosted its 10th annual charity event at Silverstone at the end of September, hosting children whose families have been supported by Ben, as well as children who have been granted wishes by a charity called Rays of

• 30 Sep. 2019

Ben launches Critical response service to help automotive employers support their people in times of crisis

Ben has today officially launched its Critical response service, to support employers and their employees in times of crisis. This free service sees Ben working with automotive industry businesses to provide appropriate, often immediate, support for employees when they experience an

• 11 Jul. 2019

Ben launches annual Impact report 2018-19

Report demonstrates the impact of Ben’s support on automotive industry people during the year Report thanks supporters for donating over £3m    Ben shares health and wellbeing insights with the automotive industry Automotive industry charity, Ben, has just published its

• 9 Jul. 2019

The Epic Thames Waterbike Ride has raised over £202,000 for Ben so far

Three automotive leaders cycled over 171 miles on the River Thames, raising over £202,000 so far for charity, Ben The trio cycled from Thames Head to London with a fundraising target of £300,000 Water-cycling challenge has raised money to support

• 27 Jun. 2019

With one week to go, three automotive leaders are ready for the Epic Thames Waterbike Ride

With just one week to go until the Epic Thames Waterbike Ride, three automotive industry leaders are fully prepped and ready to water-cycle the River Thames from its source to London. This is a mammoth fundraiser in support of Ben.

• 6 Jun. 2019

Ford job losses comment – how Ben can help

Rachel Clift, Health & Wellbeing Director at Ben – the automotive industry charity The changing landscape of the automotive industry means a less certain future for its workers and their families, creating an increasingly pressured environment for them. Today’s news

• 5 Jun. 2019

One month to go until the Epic Thames Waterbike Ride

There’s just one month to go until three UK automotive industry leaders will cycle on water and ride the River Thames from its source to London, in the Epic Thames Water bike Ride. This is the latest of Ben’s Industry

• 15 May. 2019

Ben supports man after he gave up his job to care for autistic son

Ben has been supporting a man from Suffolk, after he had to give up work to care for his son with autism, but was left struggling financially and emotionally. Back in 2015, Darrell Brown discovered that his son’s school wasn’t

• 16 Apr. 2019

Ben invites the automotive family to be part of something special this Christmas – Ben Ball at the Roundhouse London

After 70 years at the Grosvenor House, Ben announces that Ben Ball 2019 will be held at the iconic Roundhouse in Camden on 11th December Ben is inviting the automotive industry to book tickets now for their Christmas Ball Take

• 1 Apr. 2019

Ben reveals full details of Industry Leader Challenge 2019 – the Epic Thames Waterbike Ride

Three automotive leaders to raise £300k by cycling waterbikes on the River Thames from source to sea The trio will cycle 166 miles from Thames Head to parliament to raise funds for Ben Cycling on water is the name of

• 28 Mar. 2019

Ben launches new online support for people with depression – the predominant mental health issue worldwide

Ben has launched new online support on its website to help automotive industry people who are struggling with depression – an issue that affects 350 million people across the world[1]. In the UK, depression affects about one in 10 people

• 11 Feb. 2019

Ben invites the automotive community to ‘Bring It On 4 Ben’ with a series of exciting new fundraising challenges

Ben launches Bring It On 4 Ben to raise vital funds to support industry people Introducing a new range of exciting fundraising challenges that anyone can get involved in Companies and individuals will be raising money to help colleagues with

• 21 Jan. 2019

Ben launches new resources to help people combat loneliness during loneliest time of the year

Ben launches new campaign to help people deal with loneliness and connect with others Research shows that the winter months including January are the loneliest of the year New web resources launched on Ben’s website to help those struggling with

• 13 Dec. 2018

This year’s Ben Ball raises £102,000 to support the people of the UK automotive industry

Lookers announces over £215,000 raised for Ben in Industry Leader Challenge Largest amount raised during auction was £44,000 for a Volvo XC40 T4 SUV Next year’s Industry Leader Challenge details unveiled Hundreds of people from the automotive world gathered in

• 21 Nov. 2018

Ben urges automotive industry people to have their say about the health & wellbeing challenges they face

Ben’s new Industry Survey 2018 is now open for responses from automotive industry Ben encourages automotive community to respond about their biggest health and wellbeing issues The results will help Ben to continue to best support those working in the