Podcast: Cost of living – the help and support available for automotive workers

Many around the country are struggling as the cost of living crisis continues. It can be a confusing, stressful and worrying time for many workers in the automotive industry, but there is help available, be it someone to talk to, organisational skills or more. 

In this episode of the Auto Repair Focus Podcast, Phil Curry talks to Rachel Clift, Health and Wellbeing Director at automotive industry charity Ben, about the issues people are facing and the support that is available to them. From financial issues to mental health and wellbeing worries, Rachel highlights the work Ben is doing, and the different channels of help that automotive workers and their families can benefit from.

Listen below, or on Apple, Spotify, Google Podcasts and Amazon Music, where you can subscribe and ensure you never miss an episode of the Auto Repair Focus Podcast.

It can be difficult to ask for help, but to do so is a strength, rather than a weakness. Finding support can lift a heavy weight and burden, and will be better in the long term for those struggling today.

If you are struggling to cope and need to talk, Ben is there for you, day or night, 24/7.

You can chat with them online, or call their helpline. It is free and confidential and available Monday to Friday – 8am to 8pm.

Call – 08081 311 333
Email – supportservices@ben.org.uk
Chat online – www.ben.org.uk

Ben also operates an out-of-hours text support service. To access this, text BEN to 85258.

There is also lots of support available at www.ben.org.uk and you can sign up to receive their top tips to your email inbox at www.ben.org.uk/signup.

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