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A manager working from home in the COVID 19 pandemic

22nd March 2021

More than six in ten UK managers have experienced burnout at work because of the COVID-19 pandemic, with a fifth considering quitting their job as a result.

Men discussing recruitment at work

21st December 2020

Almost half of UK businesses have seen an employee move on because their mental wellbeing wasn’t being looked after, with a quarter losing a key member of their workforce, according to new research from Benenden Health.

Pregnant women and mums laughing

26th October 2020

Parents and expectant mums and dads in the UK are facing a mental wellbeing crisis, with only a fifth of perinatal mental illness sufferers seeking medical support despite its impact on their relationships, social life and work performance.  

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Health and wellbeing at work - download our guides today

We believe in the importance of employee health and wellbeing, that's why we're focused on undertaking our own research endorsed by industry experts into key issues facing the UK's workforce today to provide guidance on how to better support employees, as well as improve business performance.


Health and wellbeing

This guide takes you through the key stages to creating a health and wellbeing strategy at your organisation 

  • Planning your approach 
  • Getting management buy in and securing budget 
  • Developing your strategy

Download our health & wellbeing guide
Mental health in the workplace

Mental health

This guide explores current attitudes to mental health in the workplace 

  • How much of an issue is mental health in the workplace?
  • Employees' views on dealing with mental health issues
  • Mental health support in the workplace

Download our mental health guide

Multigenerational workforce

This guide helps employers understand the specific health and wellbeing needs of every generation in their workforce

  • Defining the multigenerational breakdown of employees
  • The wellbeing needs of a workforce
  • Develop a strategy for a multigenerational workforce

Download the multigenerational workforce guide

Family and caring commitments

This guide helps employers understand the unique needs of their employees who have caring responsibilities 

  • How difficult is balancing work with caring for family?
  • The impacts on employers
  • Support from employers

Download the family caring guide

Find out what else we've been up to in 2019

April - June

24th June 2019 - Active in York Award: Benenden Health interviews last year's winner

Benenden Health proudly sponsors the ‘Active in York’ category at the Active York Awards. We talk to last year's winner, Egg Cameron of GoodGym York. Active in York interview 

10th May 2019 - New survey explores the mental health impact of being a mum

Benenden Health’s latest survey reveals that two thirds of mums believe stress affects their ability to be a good parent. Mental health impacts of being a Mum 

13th June 2019 - Benenden Health awarded the most trusted provider of corporate healthcare

Benenden Health has once again been confirmed as a ‘Most Trusted’ company after coming top in a vote for the UK’s most trusted corporate healthcare provider. Moneywise ‘Most Trusted’ Customer Service Awards 2019

8th May 2019 - Double Moneywise Shortlisting for Benenden Health

Benenden Health has been shortlisted for two Moneywise Customer Service Awards. Find out what we've been shortlisted for.

24th April 2019 - Meet Benenden Health's new health assessment provider

Benenden Health is proud to announce a new partnership for Health Assessments with BlueCrest health screening. Find out what BlueCrest offer

5th April 2019 - Planting in the park

Team members from Benenden Health got stuck in the mud in a local park to make a difference. Volunteering at Benenden Health 

January - March

15th March 2019 - £1 million milestone for Charitable Trust

Benenden Charitable Trust reached a milestone of £1 million in grants awarded since its foundation in late 2018. New milestone for Benenden Charitable Trust.

12th March 2019 - Benenden Health and York City Football Club Foundation support the homeless

Big-hearted business people from our local area will be swapping their suits for sleeping bags on April 11th. See how we're supporting the homeless.

1st March 2019 - Benenden Health's emphasis on employee wellbeing earns Best Companies rankings

A focus on employee health and wellness has garnered Benenden Health high praise from Sunday Times Best Companies, locally and nationally. Benenden Health awarded a place in Best Companies rankings.

27th February 2019 - CEO sleepout to help tackle homelessness

Benenden Health staff raise money to tackle homelessness in York. CEO's swap suits for sleeping bags to raise money.

26th February 2019 - Proud spot for Benenden Health in top 50 not-for-profit companies to work for

Benenden Health thrilled to be celebrated by Sunday Times Best Companies 2019. Read how we became a Top 50 company

18th February 2019 - Benenden Health rated as one of the UK's best companies to work for

Benenden Health has maintained its rating as a ‘1 Star’ best company to work for, following a survey of its employees. Benenden Health achieve 1 star rating.

13th February 2019 - Benenden Health helps women in need

IDAS York are one of the first to benefit from Benenden Health's new grant scheme. Benenden Health helps women in need.

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Find out what happened in 2018

October - December

14th December 2018 - Volunteers from Benenden Health spread festive cheer

Benenden Health colleagues deliver festive singalong at Honeysuckle House. See what we did at Honeysuckle House.

12th December 2018 - Team Benenden go tree planting

Volunteers from Benenden Health grabbed their spades and planted hundreds of trees in the local community. See how Benenden Health are helping the local community.

13th November 2018 - Benenden Health 'adopts' York community garden

Benenden Health adopts Holgate garden as part of new volunteering initiative. Volunteers transform local York garden.

5th November 2018 - Tackling hunger in York with YCFC

Tackling hunger and isolation during the school holidays by providing footballing fun activities and food for local families with York City Football Club Foundation. Benenden Health provide activities for local families

19th October 2018 - Benenden Health finds employers need to do more to support families

New research by Benenden Health has found gaps in support for working people with family commitments. Research shows employers aren't doing enough to support families.

11th October 2018 - Benenden Health supports schools outreach

2000 primary school children across North Yorkshire to receive mental health workshops with YCFC and Benenden Health. Benenden Health provide mental health workshops across North Yorkshire.

July - September

5th September 2018 - Our progress in tackling the Gender Pay Gap

Benenden Health's annual Gender Pay Gap Report represents our dedication to fairness, inclusion and equal opportunity. Benenden Health work to close the Gender Pay Gap.

23rd July 2018 - Benenden Health wins two York Cares Golden Moments Awards

Last Thursday colleagues from across the business joined a number of organisations from around the York area at the annual York Cares Golden Moments Awards. Benenden Health win two York Cares awards

April - June

19th May 2018 - Walk along York walls leads the way on mental health awareness

Our CEO, along with over 20 colleagues,  took to the York Bar Walls on Friday 18th May to raise money for York Mind. Benenden Health raise money for mental health awareness week.

January - March

26th March 2018 - Over 20 Benenden Health employees volunteered in their local community

Over 20 colleagues from Benenden Health were hard at work out in the local community last week, as part of a continuing partnership with the volunteering organisation York Cares. Benenden Health volunteers join forces with York Cares

6th March 2018 - We've provided free holiday sports club for underprivileged children in York

We've been able to make a real difference to young people in their community this season, by supporting the York City Football Club Foundation. Benenden Health provide free sports clubs

2nd February 2018 - Benenden Health take the Time to Talk about mental health

We've joined thousands of people across the UK on Time to Talk Day by encouraging staff to get talking, in a bid to improve and raise awareness of mental health issues. Benenden Health talk about mental health

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Read our older news stories


7th July 2017 - New product from Benenden Health completes three stage approach to employee wellbeing

We've added to our product portfolio a new cash plan product tailored towards the employee benefits market. Benenden Health adds cash plan product.

14th March 2017 - A birthday for Benenden Hospital!

Did you know Benenden Hospital is older than the NHS? This month, the Kent-based hospital celebrated its 110th birthday since its foundation in 1907. See how we celebrated our long history.

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