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Staff benefits update – Giving Tuesday special

27 Nov 2014

In the lead up to Christmas it’s another bumper staff benefits update for you with many local discounts to save you money and an offer to help you maximise your charitable giving

Romantic meal

Helping you give back….

As part of the global day of giving on #GivingTuesday (2 December), charities worldwide are encouraging people to come together to show the world why it’s good to give.

Whether it’s making a donation, volunteering your time or just spreading the word at the start of the Christmas shopping season, #GivingTuesday is a call to action for everyone who wants to give something back. 

For this international event Workplace Giving UK will add an additional £10 to your first donation when you join our Workplace Giving Scheme for the first time between 1 and 5 December (terms and conditions apply). 

Savings just for you…

Blackwell’s – University Precinct

Visit the Christmas Shopping Day at Blackwell’s on Thursday 4 December 8.30am – 6.30pm and receive an extra 20% off your purchases. This is in addition to any in-store offers. Visit the Blackwell’s offer for more details on t&cs. Please show your staff ID card. 

Manchester Camerata – 15% discount

Join Manchester Camerata and Tine Thing Helseth, the golden girl of the trumpet on Sunday 14 December, for a festive afternoon event at the Albert Hall, an atmospheric old Wesleyan chapel in Manchester. Tine joins the orchestra for an evocative programme of Bach, Corelli and some timeless carols. Click here to access 15% discount for this festive event.

White Rose Beauty College

Have you an interest in complementary therapies? White Rose Beauty College has a special offer for January 2015 for a Level 2 Diploma in Complementary Therapies - only £50 for all kit, registrations and course fee (saving of £640). Limited spaces are available. Download the offer leaflet.

Hilton Worldwide

Hilton Worldwide has revised their staff offer so that you are now entitled to up to 33% discount off at participating Hilton Worldwide hotels in the UK, Ireland and Europe.

Too Funky hair salon and Skinhealth Spa

Salspa are offering two deluxe certificates for 3 indulgent sessions at Too Funky Hair for £49.95 (Usual price £300) and/or Skinhealth Spa for just £44.95 (usually £285). Download the Salspa leaflet for further details on how to buy.

Hi-Life Diners Card – two memberships for the price of one

Why not take the stress out of Christmas and give a Hi-Life Dining Card gift that can be used all year round:

  • 12 month Classic membership £29.99 (saving you £40)
  • 12 month Platinum membership £34.99 (saving you £50)

Plus all memberships purchased willreceive a free 12 month membership voucher to give to a friend and family member. Hi-Life membership gives you two meals for the price of one at over 5,000 restaurants nationwide including independent Manchester restaurants 47 King Street West, Evuna, Room, Lusitano and Sapporo Teppanyaki.

Fitness and nutrition coach

Looking to manage weight, reduce stress, increase energy levels, get fitter, leaner or healthier? Want a bespoke fitness and nutrition programme? Katherine Mountford is an independent fitness and nutrition coach who is offering 10% discount off her services.

Rich Therapies in Bowdon are offering you a luxury 24 carat gold facial experience. This decadent two-hour treat includes a glass of bubbly, facial consultation, 90 minute indulgent facial using products containing 24 carat gold, rich in dead sea minerals and organic oils, hand massage and mask, scalp massage and to finish tea and nibbles. Can also be used as a gift voucher.

Manchester Opera House

Last minute offer for Saturday Night Fever at the Manchester Opera House. Best available stalls/circle for only £20. Valid Wednesday, 26 & Thursday, 27 November 2014 7.30pm shows. Call the Group Sales Dept on 0161 245 6666 quoting University of Manchester (no booking fee).

Prize winners

Victoria Roche from Sociology, Social and Visual Anthropology and Anthony Taylor from Application Support and Development both won a pair of tickets for the Christmas Winter Wonderland VIP Night at Event City! Congratulations to you both!!


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