Schaeffler and industry support BEN’s Hats On 4 Mental Health Day

Schaeffler Automotive Aftermarket (UK) was proud to join fellow members of the automotive industry in raising money for the automotive charity, BEN – by wearing hats to work to promote awareness about the growing potential for mental health issues to affect industry colleagues both at work and at home.

Members of staff, based at Schaeffler’s Minworth and Hereford offices, delved into their wardrobes and cupboards to find a hat for the occasion on Friday 13th October, before making a donation to the not-for-profit organisation.

Schaeffler’s REPXPERT Twitter page – @REPXPERT_UK – was crammed with photos from the day, including technical trainer, Alistair, who went one step further with the inclusion of an inflatable ghetto blaster, while warehouse administrator, Chelsey, obviously didn’t think wearing one hat was enough, so she wore five!

Schaeffler shared the images with other members of the automotive industry on social media by adding the hashtag #HatsOn4MentalHealth, which was trending on Twitter by Friday afternoon.

BEN exists to provide support to UK automotive industry employees and their families, with the aim of making a positive difference to their lives. Every single one of the 800,000 people working in our industry may one day need the excellent care offered by BEN’s passionate volunteers – so every penny raised is important. Please donate £1 to BEN by texting HATS97 £1 to 70070 or visit

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