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• 17 May. 2018

Lookers fully charged and ready to take on 2,000 mile fundraising challenge for Ben

National motor retailer Lookers has launched one of the biggest charity drives in its history at the London Motor Show – the Lookers Electric Charge. The carbon-free challenge is in aid of industry charity Ben and will see a relay

• 14 May. 2018

It’s Mental Health Awareness Week: Ben shows support for those working in the automotive industry

Anxiety and depression are most popular content topics on Ben’s website Mental health is second biggest concern for industry people, after money worries Ben launches new online anxiety and stress checker tool This Mental Health Awareness Week, Ben is showing support

• 16 Apr. 2018

Ben is supporting the AM ‘Best UK Dealerships To Work For’ 2018 programme

Ben is proud to be supporting the AM initiative, which highlights great workplaces in the UK’s franchised dealer networks. Participation in AM ‘Best UK Dealerships To Work For’ is free and the registration process is now open. Zara Ross, Chief

• 11 Apr. 2018

Did you know that April is Stress Awareness Month?

A staggering 49% of sick days and two fifths of work-related ill health in 2016/17 were caused by work-related stress, depression or anxiety which amounts to 12.5 million lost work days. With this in mind, during April we’re concentrating on

• 7 Mar. 2018

Community of local heroes help Birch Hill Care Centre in severe weather conditions

Birch Hill Care Centre is paying tribute to the local heroes who helped ensure the smooth and safe running of the centre during the severe weather conditions last week. The care centre’s staff and the local community have been praised for

• 22 Feb. 2018

Ben reveals biggest money worries for automotive industry people and launches new tools to help

42% of people Ben supported last year experienced money problems Of these, the top concern for people was low income (52%) In response, Ben launches two NEW online tools to help people with their finances Ben, the not-for-profit organisation that

• 5 Jan. 2018

Dave completes epic 4 Pillars Challenge for Ben

We would like to say a huge thank you and congratulations to our colleague, Dave Garrett, who completed a mammoth challenge to raise money and awareness for Ben last year. Dave completed an incredible 4,160 self-propelled miles last year by

• 14 Dec. 2017

The Ben Ball has raised over £135,000

Ben, the not-for-profit organisation that partners with the automotive industry to provide support for life to its people, hosted its flagship Ben Ball last night at the Grosvenor House London, raising over £135,000 on the night. The funds raised at

• 1 Dec. 2017

Ben launches NEW mental health training programme exclusively for the automotive industry

New training responds to increased demand for help with mental health challenges Training programme provides practical skills, tools and advice to managers and employees Visit ben.org.uk/BenTraining for more information Ben, the not-for-profit organisation that partners with the automotive industry to

• 13 Nov. 2017

Ben’s vintage vehicle rally drives over £6,000 in fundraising

Ben’s vintage and classic vehicle tour of Ascot and Windsor Great Park has driven to success after raising over £6,000 for the charity. Over 100 vintage cars took part in the Ben Windsor Great Park Vintage & Classic Vehicle Tour

• 10 Nov. 2017

Ben’s care centre celebrates double win at coveted award ceremony

Ben announces that employees at its Town Thorns Care Centre near Rugby are celebrating a double win at the Coventry & Warwickshire Chamber of Commerce Training Awards. Anthony Brannen, who has recently been appointed as Team Leader at Town Thorns

• 7 Nov. 2017

Mark’s story is nominated in Charity Film Awards!

Mark’s story, our short film about a family supported by Ben, has been nominated in the Charity Film Awards. If you haven’t yet watched it, it’s an inspirational story about Mark, who suffered life-changing injuries as a result of a sudden

• 3 Nov. 2017

Car Dealer Magazine’s Bangers4Ben event 2017 raises over £56,000 to support automotive colleagues

Car Dealer Magazine’s Bangers4Ben event 2017 has raised over £56,000 for Ben, the not-for-profit organisation that partners with the automotive industry to provide support for life to its people and their family dependants. This annual sell-out rally event has now

• 23 Oct. 2017

The Confused.com London Motor show announces Ben as its official charity partner for 2018

The Confused.com London Motor Show is delighted to announce Ben as the official charity for its debut year at the ExCeL Exhibition Centre The show is back in the capital from 17th to 20th May 2018 and promises to be

• 21 Sep. 2017

Ben launches new business package for automotive industry employers: Ben4Business

Ben4Business set to increase awareness and drive real business benefits Business package offers awareness initiatives and new training programmes New offering encourages two-way partnerships with automotive companies Ben, the not-for-profit organisation that partners with the automotive industry to provide support

• 18 Sep. 2017

‘Know your numbers week’: Promoting health checks in the workplace

It’s Blood Pressure UK’s ‘Know Your Numbers Week’, so we have put together a piece on promoting health checks in the workplace. An estimated 137.3 million working days were lost due to sickness or injury in 2016 (ONS), and in