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Staff benefits update

22 Oct 2015

Benefits highlighted this week include things to do with the family for half term, Veg Box People, Saks Hair and Beauty, travel and great news on Workplace Giving

Family on an autumn day

Alton Towers

You can access up to 40% discounts with Merlin Group attractions including SEA LIFE centres & Sanctuaries and LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre at the Trafford Centre. It’s Scarefest at Alton Towers Resort until 1 November. Visit the Merlin page to access the promo code and booking line details.

Chill Factore

If you or your family like snow fun you can receive 25% discount off lessons, tasters, snow fun activities, climbing and lift passes at Chill Factore!

Eating Out

Frankie & Benny’s is a great place for families and offer you 20% off their main menu at Manchester, Salford Quays, Didsbury, Trafford, Altrincham. More details on terms and conditions here!

Opera House

Mack & Mabel with Michael Ball is on at Manchester Opera House until the 24th October.  Tickets start at just £20.00.  Call the Group Booking Line on 0161 245 6666 quoting University of Manchester.


If you are flying abroad you can receive 17% discount off APH owned airport car parks including Manchester.  With Perkz and with our locally negotiated travel discounts you have a wide range of travel and holiday options to suit every pocket from Hoseasons to Hilton from campervans to cottages!  We also have OMG Hotels providing up to 60% off 240,000 hotels in 30,000 destinations worldwide.

On campus

You can buy a weekly organic veg box of delicious seasonal produce from just £8 with Veg Box People. The veg is direct from local farmers and you can collect from the University Campus (by University Place). You can sign up at: VegBoxPeople

Hair and beauty

Saks Hair and Beauty is offering you special discounts of up to 50% at their fabulous sites within Chill Factore and in Urmston.  Their beauty experts offer fabulous treatments to cover your every need with luxury and prescriptive facials to leave you relaxed and rejuvenated.

Fitness and outdoors

If you sign up for a 12 month membership with Nuffield Health’s Fitness Centre (The Printworks) during October will receive one month’s  Full Peak anytime usage corporate membership. Find out more on the Nuffield discounts page.  By joining the Manchester Printworks site as your home club, for no additional cost you can enjoy multi-site access to use our other fitness centres. So, if you live closer to our other sites, like Liverpool or Chester for example, you can join through the Manchester Printworks site to receive the discount. You can then use all the sites listed for no additional cost.

Workplace Giving

One of the benefits available to you since last October has been our Workplace Giving Scheme enabling you donate  to your favourite charities via your pay. Since October last year until the end of September 2015 those using the scheme gave an incredible £102,624 to causes locally, nationally and internationally. This has been a fantastic doubling of donors and donations. If you are interested in joining this scheme you can read more about how workplace giving boosts your donation to your charities.


Keep up to date with your full range benefits!