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Ben releases 12 September Charity Cricket Match details

Ben releases 12 September Charity Cricket Match details

29th July 2019 | 0 Comments

This year’s Ben Charity Cricket Match, sponsored by FPS Distribution, is taking place at Dorridge Cricket Club on Thursday 12 September 2019. The organisers states that it has been pleased with the initial response, but would welcome more participants.

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Ben offers help those affected by factory closures

19th February 2019 | 0 Comments

Following the closure announcement relating to Honda’s Swindon plant as well as the closure and scaling back of production at a number of other automotive factories and their suppliers, Carol Keller, communications director at Ben – the charity and support service for the automotive sector – extended the charity’s offer of help to those affected:

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Melksham Motor Spares raise £17,500 for charity

Melksham Motor Spares raise £17,500 for charity

29th January 2019 | 0 Comments

Melksham Motor Spares, one of the South West’s largest independent motor factors, has announced the grand total of its 50th Anniversary fundraising campaign is £17,500. The company, established in Melksham in 1968, wanted to put fundraising at the heart of its 2018 anniversary celebrations to help mark its milestone birthday.

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Ben Ball raises £102,000 to support people of UK automotive industry

3rd January 2019 | 0 Comments

Hundreds of people from the automotive world gathered in London and helped raise £102,000 for Ben at its annual Christmas ball. The money was raised during the Ben Ball, which took place at Grosvenor House on Park Lane, goes towards helping Ben continue its vital work supporting people from the automotive industry who face some of life’s toughest challenges.

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Hats on 4 Ben on World Mental Health Day – 10 October

Hats on 4 Ben on World Mental Health Day – 10 October

9th October 2018 | 0 Comments

Hats on 4 Ben is taking place on 10 October 2018, World Mental Health Day. The automotive industry benevolent fund is asking all in the automotive industry to wear a hat to work on 10 October and donate £2 to Ben to help keep their life-changing work running. Ben states that this will help its campaign to transform mental health support across the industry.

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NAMA AGM raises £14,150 for BEN

9th May 2018 | 0 Comments

The National Association of Motor Auctions (NAMA) held its annual AGM on the 28 April in Lisbon, Portugal. A charity auction in aid of BEN – the automotive industry charity, took place following the AGM, raising £14,150.

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

24th October 2017 | 0 Comments

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.

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NAMA AGM auction for BEN is a record breaker

NAMA AGM auction for BEN is a record breaker

24th May 2017 | 0 Comments

The National Association of Motor Auctions (NAMA) held its annual AGM on 20 May in Belfast. A charity auction in aid of automotive industry charity BEN took place following the AGM, raising a record-breaking £17,450.

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IAAF Golf Challenge will benefit BEN

IAAF Golf Challenge will benefit BEN

7th April 2017 | 0 Comments

Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) has announced it will once again be hosting its Team Golf Challenge, which will take place on 5 July at Worsley Park, Nr Manchester, and 10 August at Forest of Arden in Meriden, Warwickshire in aid of automotive trade charity, BEN.

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BEN benefits from IAAF Conference

23rd December 2016 | 0 Comments

The IAAF raised more than £8500 for automotive charity BEN at its Annual Awards and Dinner Ceremony held at the ICC on 15 December. Collecting more than £6000 on the night from guests and £2500 during IAAF’s support of BEN’s ‘Hats on for BEN’ campaign and IAAF golf days, IAAF is continuing on its mission to raise awareness of the worthy charity throughout the independent aftermarket.

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Ben reports 51% increase in requests for help

19th December 2016 | 0 Comments

Ben has releases its Q2 figures that show a 51 per cent increase in requests for help from last quarter, which includes calls to Ben’s helpline, emails and referrals from other organisations. The report highlights an increase from 466 enquiries during April to June to 909 enquiries during July to September. This latest quarterly update outlines the reasons why people have contacted Ben over the period and details that 84 per cent of people seeking Ben’s help are of working age and currently working in the automotive industry.

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Autoinform Live gala dinner raises funds for BEN

15th December 2016 | 0 Comments

The recent 2016 Autoinform Live show was responsible for raising an impressive £1,800 for automotive industry charity BEN during its glitzy evening gala dinner. With raffle tickets on sale throughout the first day of the show, 500 guests joined the show’s OESAA organisers for Saturday’s evening event which took place at the Molineux Stadium, home of Wolverhampton Wanderers FC.

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Hats on 4 BEN to support mental health

Hats on 4 BEN to support mental health

17th October 2016 | 0 Comments

BEN would love everyone to help them raise funds for the worthwhile cause of supporting colleagues with mental health challenges. In line with their new mental health campaign which was launched on World Mental Health Day, they are raising funds for BEN to support colleagues facing mental health challenges. The ‘Hats on 4 Mental Health Day’ on Thursday 10 November is a great way for colleagues to have some fun and raise money at the same time by making a £1 donation to wear their favourite hat to work for the day.

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FMI offers motor industry bursary

14th October 2016 | 0 Comments

The Fellowship of the Motor Industry (FMI) has launched a new bursary, designed to assist motor industry trainees, students and apprentices through their studies. The three year bursary will form part of a sponsorship package with the Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI). Funds to be provided by the FMI will contribute to the cost of training, books and other learning materials and expenses to help trainees manage the costs of their study.

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Award winners at NFDA Autumn Ball

11th October 2016 | 0 Comments

The National Franchised Dealers Association (NFDA) 2016 Autumn Ball took place over the weekend at the Grove Resort in Hertfordshire.

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