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Staff benefits update

05 Mar 2014

Perkz update – Perkz prizes – Theatre – Rugby and Cricket – Cake & Bake Show Prize Draw

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It’s time to get a spring in your step with a bumper benefits update!


Visit the Perkz page to read the March newsletter and download the latest poster to see how you can reduce your everyday spending at Marks and Spencer, ASDA and Sainsbury’s. Including:

  • Save an average of 30% on appliances at Hotpoint and Indesit and save 6% at Currys.
  • Save 50% at the RAC on membership and renewal.
  • Save 15% at Glasses Direct, 10% at Pharmacy2U and 8% at Boots.
  • Save up to 10% at Interflora, 15% at Clare Florist and Tree2mydoor and 20% at eFlorist.

Perkz prizes

In March you could win one of three £100 supermarket gift cards or a £300 voucher to spend at Hotpoint and Indesit. Exclusive to the University of Manchester, you could also win four tickets to see the hit musical Shrek at The Palace Theatre, Manchester. For details go to and select the competitions section from the category menu.

Other offers

For theatre lovers visit the Manchester Opera House and Palace Theatre pages for the Evita offer. In addition The Opera House has offers for the Illegal Eagles on 10th March (£10 off a pair of tickets). Call the booking line for the Palace and Opera House on 0161-245-6666 quoting University of Manchester for all the latest deals.

One of our regular offer providers, City Scene in Manchester, have deals on:

Cake and Bake Show prize draw

The Cake and Bake Show is again being held at Manchester Central between Friday 4th and Sunday 6th April. It was recently named Event of the Year at the British Media Awards. This year they will have your favourite cake and bake stars such as Eric Lanlade, Simon Rimmer and winners of Great British Bake Off.   Go along to see foodie demonstrations, attend classes or just visit the specialist food stalls in the exhibition area. The Manchester show in 2013 attracted 27,000 visitors over the three days.   Normal price tickets are £14.50 per day. However, the Cake and Bake Show have provided 60 pairs of free tickets to give away in a prize draw for staff. The tickets can be used on any one of the days that the show is running.

To win a pair of tickets, email with the subject “Cake & Bake” and answer this tricky question!

Q. Which of these is a cake?

a)  Cheese and pickle sandwich

b)  Victoria sandwich

Please include your location and contact telephone in the email. The first 60 correct responses will be contacted on Monday 17th March. Don’t miss out!

Next week

Win an on-campus massage, indoor climbing offer and more ...

Further information

More on your rewards and benefits!