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Staff wellbeing and benefits

Working at The University of Manchester provides you with a leading package of benefits.

  • Generous annual leave allowance, including Christmas/New Year closure
  • Family friendly policies with enhanced maternity, paternity and shared parental leave
  • Pension scheme membership to provide benefits for you and your family
  • Well-being programme with counselling, fitness and leading sports facilities
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • Season ticket loans for public transport
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Workplace nursery scheme
  • Nationally commended Payroll Giving Scheme
  • Staff recognition schemes that reward staff going the extra mile
  • Staff discounts on a range of products and services including travel and high street savings.

You now have access to Vivup's huge range of discounts across the UK’s major retailers including supermarkets, technology, fashion, travel and much more! The majority of these are instant digital codes that make it easy for you use in store and online. This new platform brings together many of our existing payroll benefits, discounts and wellbeing services, so that staff can be more easily signposted to the information and support they need. Our UniDiscounts have now moved to local benefits on the Vivup platform to make it easier to access savings all in one place.

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