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Support the Scottish Licensed Trade Benevolent Society

Supporting the Ben is easy and there are many ways to help.  Each year, we need to raise £300k to support the needy of our trade.  Please take a moment to see how you can help us reach that figure this year.

UPDATE 12 April 2016: The BEN AGM 2016

The BEN will hold its Annual General Meeting at Oran Mor in Glasgow on Thursday 21 April 2016 from 10.30am.

To confirm attendance, please contact Chris Gardner via chris@bensoc.org.uk or 0141 353 3596

UPDATE 31 March 2016: The BEN Accounts 2015/16 now available

Full details of our 2015/16 accounts are now available to BEN members. For details and to request a copy of the official document, please contact Chris Gardner via chris@bensoc.org.uk

      Did you know you can text donate to The BEN?

      Donate £3 now by texting BENL14 £3 to 70070

Apply for Help

Have you worked in the trade full time for three years or more and have a financial need? If so, you can apply to the BEN for help...

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How We Help



Paul phoned the office just before Christmas asking if we provided food parcels, his house was up for sale, he was working and trying his best but had no money left for food.

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