Frequently Asked Questions

Here are a few frequently asked questions.

 

How do I apply for help from the BEN?

Apply in writing to Chris Gardner the Chief Executive at The BEN, 79 West Regent Street, Glasgow G2 2AW or call her on 0141 353 3596 or e-mail her at chris@bensoc.org.uk

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What do I need to qualify for help from the BEN?

To qualify for help you must have worked for a minimum of 3 years full time in the Licensed Trade.

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Will I receive this money every year? Or will this be a one off?

Each person is treated individually, some get a yearly amount, some get one off grants, depending on the level of need.

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How do I nominate someone to receive help from the BEN?

Contact Chris Gardner at the BEN office and she will process the application.

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How can I make a donation?

Donations can be made by cheque to the BEN office or BACS payments directly into our bank account. Contact Chris for bank details.

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How do I become a member? And how much does this cost?

Contact Chris at the office by phone, letter or e-mail and she will send a membership form to you. Individual membership costs £30 and corporate membership costs £300. This is a one off payment.

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What does becoming a (Corporate/Individual) member involve?

Corporate membership means that your name will be entered onto the database and notification of all BEN events will be sent to you.

Individual members get notification of the larger events together with the annual accounts and A.G.M. notice.

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LtoR The BEN Sue Buchanan (past president) Andrew Lawrence (new president)  Stephen McGowan (vice-president) and Paul Waterson (patron)
The BEN appoints Andrew Lawrence as new president

Andrew Lawrence has been elected as the new president of the Scottish Licensed Trade Benevolent Society at the charity’s AGM

 

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