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• 2 Dec. 2020

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’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 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

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 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 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

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 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

• 23 Apr. 2020

The team at Lynwood Care Centre had a very special visit on 23rd April from the Mayor of Windsor & Eton as well as a local hero. Councillor Sayonara Luxton visited Lynwood Care Centre to thank Georgie Tindall, a member

• 6 Mar. 2020

At Ben, we continue to take the situation regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19) very seriously, particularly as a provider of care and support to older people who are in a more vulnerable group. We are doing everything we can to protect our

• 22 Jan. 2020

4.01.39 TO 14.01.20 Geoffrey Atkinson OBE, former Chief Executive of Ben, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his wife and family after a very short illness. He had been the victim of Alzheimers for a number of years and

• 20 Jan. 2020

Ben is extending mental health services to respond to growing need New digital services will enable Ben to support more people with mental health issues Ben’s online self-help, digital platform, telephone and face-to-face mental health services offer individuals more choice

• 13 Dec. 2019

Ben Ball 2019 at the Roundhouse London – a spectacular show and huge success Automotive industry Christmas Ball raises funds to support colleagues in need Ben announces its biggest and most challenging Industry Leader Challenge to date – The Climb

• 3 Dec. 2019

Ben’s Industry Survey 2019 is now open for responses from automotive industry people Ben encourages the automotive community to respond about their health & wellbeing The results will help Ben to continue meeting the needs of those working in the

• 6 Nov. 2019

Today, on National Stress Awareness Day, Ben is revealing the results from its most recent business survey, in which automotive industry employers identified stress as a major issue affecting employees. A total of 70% of respondents to the employer survey

• 14 Oct. 2019

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