Skip to navigation | Skip to main content | Skip to footer
Search the University of Manchester siteSearch Menu StaffNet
Search type

Staff benefits update

04 Sep 2014

Lots of great discounts on food, drink, theatre and travel

Your job has Perkz!

The Perkz September newsletter is “Home and Away!” If you’ve got any DIY plans, check out their great savings at B&Q, Wickes and Homebase.  Or if you’re kitting the house out with new appliances:

  • Save 30% at Hotpoint & Indesit
  • Save 40% on small appliances at Bosch
If you’re looking to get away, Perkz have improved offers this month with up to 14% off at Hotelopia (usually 12%) and save up to 15% at SuperBreak (usually 12%).
Perkz are also highlighting the Government scheme for free loft and cavity wall insulation.  9 out of 10 homes needing loft or cavity wall insulation will now get it free.  If you ring the designated Perkz number (see British Gas on Perkz) you will also receive a £50 high street voucher following installation.  
This month you can win a £300 voucher to spend online at Hotpoint & Indesit or win a £200 Hotelopia voucher.  Select ‘competitions’ from the category menu.  No purchase required.  If you haven’t registered with Perkz yet just email to request the unique UoM Perkz code. 


Krobar offers 15% off all food all day long on production of your University Staff ID card and University staff are also entitled to Kro Club Cards for free (normally £3). This entitles you to various 241 food offers and drinks deals!

The Jersey Boys

The award winning musical the Jersey Boys is at The Palace and there is a £15 offer on the best available seats in the grand tier for 4th and 9th September.  

Barcelona offer

The Travel Club’s latest deal of the fortnight is 2 nights in Barcelona for £199 incl flights.  For other travel offers visit the travel discounts.

IT equipment

As a member of staff you can access the National Desktop and Notebook Agreement (NDNA) in Higher Education to purchase a desktop computer or notebook for your own use.

Health and fitness

The Sugden Sports Centre is conveniently situated right in the centre of campus providing you with the ideal venue to exercise, keep fit and play sport before or after work or during your lunch break.  You can also access reduced price staff membership.

Keep up to date

To avoid missing out keep up to date by visiting rewards and benefits!