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Staff benefits update

07 Jan 2015

Welcome back after the break! This is the first staff benefits update of 2015 with updates and offers to help save you money in January and all year round

Sea Life

New Year-New Perkz

The Perkz website is responsive, so content is optimised for your device, whether it's a phone, tablet or desktop. You can also access Perkz via the Perkz App (available on iOS and Android).

Visit Perkz or download the latest newsletter with details of how to enter January’s competitions, the unique Perkz registration code and this month’s top offers including Hotpoint/Indesit and Bosch (30%), Forest Holidays (10%), Eurocamp (20-50%) and Cineworld (11%). Competitions available include (no purchase required):

  • Win a £500 voucher to spend on top of the 30% saving available already available with Hotpoint/Indesit.
  • Win a weekday or weekend break with Forest Holidays at any of their nine enchanting locations.
  • Win a family ticket for SEA LIFE, Warwick Castle or York Dungeon.


Cottages4u and Hoseasons are both part of the Wyndham Vacation Rentals and have a low deposit offer of £25 for bookings made before 31 March 2015 for arrivals between 12 March and 31 December 2015. The low deposit and full terms and conditions show during the online booking process. You can also access discounts by calling 0845 268 1231 and quoting STAF10 (Cottages4u) or MANU (Hoseasons).

Superbreak have three nights for the price of two for Paris, Budapest, Madrid with flights or Eurostar. Please print and share the January offers, particularly to staff who may not have access to a PC, or call 01904 436 0002 and quote Uni of Manchester (HB637).

Hair salon offer

The Hepburn Hair Project is based opposite the MRI and has an extra special offer for you for the new year. They are offering 25% off colour any day, excluding Friday for a limited period. They are also offering a Friday frenzy offer which is a cut and finish for £25. The standard 10% University discount cannot be used with any of these offers.


The multi award winning Spamalot arrives at the Manchester Opera House between 15th - 24th January 2015. Best available seats available including stalls and circle seating for £15 each. For details of this or the best available offers call the Group Booking Team on 0161 245 6666 quoting University of Manchester.

Eating out

Waxy O’Connors at the Printworks have revised their offer to staff so that you now receive 10% discount Sun-Fri.

On campus

You can receive 10% discount at Manchester Museum’s shop where you can purchase ethically sourced gifts and a wide range of publications for adults and children, including many written by our own staff. With friendly staff only a phone call away, why not give them a call on ext 52635 to see if they have an unusual gift or book you're looking for.

Further information

For more information on all staff benefits and discounts, visit:

Happy 2015!