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• 19 May. 2021

Ben announces Industry Leader Challenge: The Climb to take place in October

Automotive industry leaders to climb Mount Kilimanjaro in October 2021 Ben invites more automotive leaders and aspiring leaders to join The Climb Challengers to climb the highest free-standing mountain on earth Ben announces that its biggest ever Industry Leader Challenge (ILC)

• 12 May. 2021

Ben invites automotive people to take part in new health & wellbeing survey

Ben’s Annual Industry Survey 2021 is open for automotive industry people Ben urges the automotive community to take part and share the health & wellbeing issues affecting them Survey results will help Ben continue to provide relevant support and services

• 5 May. 2021

Ben launches Move4Ben – an exciting new active challenge

Charity inspires automotive industry people to get moving in new challenge Move4Ben to raise funds so no-one in automotive faces life’s toughest challenges alone Participants to set their own personal challenge and Move4Ben however they choose Automotive charity, Ben, is

• 28 Apr. 2021

Ben Ball is back – book your tickets for 2021 now!

Ben Ball is back for 2021 – returning to the iconic Roundhouse on 8th December Ben is inviting the automotive industry to book tickets now for Christmas Ball Unmissable Christmas party provides the perfect opportunity to reconnect with colleagues Ben

• 4 Mar. 2021

Breakout for Ben raises £159k on the road to £1million

Automotive charity, Ben, announces that its 10-day virtual active challenge, Breakout for Ben, has raised just under £159,000 – an amazing total that will help address its £1million fundraising shortfall.  Ben invited the whole automotive industry to Breakout for Ben

• 21 Jan. 2021

Sytner donates £40k to Ben to help reach £0.5m ‘rallying cry’ fundraising target

Sytner, the UK’s largest car retail group has donated £40,000 to Ben. After a challenging year for the charity, Sytner’s donation carried Ben over their urgent ‘rallying cry’ target of £0.5 million. Sytner Group has supported Ben for nearly 27

• 18 Jan. 2021

Ben launches fast-track access to digital mental health platform

Today on Blue Monday, Ben is launching fast-track access to its digital mental and wellbeing platform, offering immediate support to those in need. On a day hailed as the most depressing of the year, Ben is giving automotive people the

• 12 Jan. 2021

Launching Breakout for Ben – road to £1 million

Automotive charity launches Breakout for Ben – road to £1 million Ben encourages whole automotive industry to get involved in new virtual challenge to address £1m fundraising shortfall Over £530k raised but more support is needed so no-one in automotive

• 2 Dec. 2020

£0.5m pledged to Ben so no-one in automotive faces life’s toughest challenges alone

Ben’s rallying cry to automotive industry leaders is being answered with just under £500k pledged so far Automotive industry responds to Ben’s funding challenge to help ensure no-one in automotive has to face life’s toughest challenges alone Ben launches Do

• 18 Nov. 2020

Ben issues rallying cry after struggling to support record demand with falling income

Ben’s urgent support appeal to ensure no-one faces life’s toughest challenges alone The charity is supporting 50% more people while its income falls by £1m Without additional funding, difficult choices may have to be made about which cases to support

• 19 Oct. 2020

Ben extends its services to support automotive people who face job losses

Ben is now providing support to industry people who have lost their jobs and who are at risk of losing their jobs. Ben has seen a 52% increase in requests for support from April-September this year, which shows the impact that

• 21 Jul. 2020

Ben launches exciting new virtual challenges inspired by Formula 1

Automotive charity asks the industry to get behind new virtual challenges – Formula Ben The first virtual challenge, Formula Ben Silverstone VGP, will raise vital funds for the charity Ben needs the industry’s support to help automotive people get back

• 9 Jul. 2020

Ben Ball 2020 is cancelled as a result of COVID-19

Ben Ball cancelled for first time since WWII due to COVID-19 uncertainties The annual Ben Ball has been running for 71 years to raise vital funds for Ben Ben needs the industry’s support to address £1m income shortfall  Ben has announced

• 5 Jun. 2020

CarGurus partners with automotive charity Ben to raise awareness of mental health and wellbeing challenges in the automotive industry  

CarGurus Driving Difference resource centre now hosts health and wellbeing advice provided by Ben CarGurus conduct a new survey in collaboration with Ben to better understand impact of pandemic on automotive industry Financial pressure, stress and anxiety among list of

• 5 May. 2020

Get your Hats on 4 Ben to support the mental health of automotive people through the Covid-19 crisis and beyond

Ben reveals the full details of its annual mental health awareness campaign and fundraiser, Hats on 4 Ben 2020. This year’s Hats on 4 Ben campaign will reconnect the automotive family virtually during this difficult time and take action to

• 30 Apr. 2020

Ben supports automotive industry people through Covid-19 crisis

Ben is supporting the health and wellbeing of automotive industry people during this challenging time. The impact of Covid-19 on the UK automotive industry has meant that its people need Ben’s support now more than ever before. Ben wants to