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Staff benefits update

20 Jan 2016

Your weekly update has the Key for the City reward card, the Royal Exchange Theatre, a pamper package for RCNQ, 50% off at Sale Sharks, a fitness challenge, discounts at Nevisports and Cotswold Outdoor to keep you cosy on these wintery nights and half term and Valentine breaks

Cottages in the snow

Key for the City

Key for the City launched their reward card to you at the end of November and for every staff member who joined up to 2 December they have rounded up the figure and donated £100 to Wood Street Mission’s Christmas project.   If you want to sign up it is only £10 per year as a one off fee via your salary if you sign up. You will be able to access a range of exclusive offers from more than 170 leading Manchester partners. These include:

  • Restaurants: Rosso, Dimitris, Hale Kitchen and Bar, Damson Podium (at the Hilton Deansgate)
  • Health & Beauty: Trevor Sorbie, Malmaison Spa, Nu Spa, Skin Health Spa
  • Entertainment: Dog Bowl, Black Dog Ballroom, Trafford Golf Centre, Tenpin bowling.

Pamper package - RCNQ

Robert Czlapka Northern Quarter (RCNQ) are offering you a pamper package that covers three salon visits for £39.95 (value £140). You have up to eight months to use these three visits. Plus you may purchase the pamper packages as gifts, perfect for Valentines or Mother’s Day!

Health & wellbeing

Our health related discounts provide you with options such as BupaEduhealth, DenPlan, SimplyHealth, Nuffield health assessments, massage, nutrition and life coaching to support you in your wellbeing goals.

Fitness and outdoors

If you are heading out for lots of winter walks why not check out Nevisport and Cotswold in our fitness discounts who both offer you 15% discount on their ranges of outdoor clothing and equipment. The University’s new ACTIVE courses start next week, so don’t miss out on signing up for a place via SPORT Manchester. Until the end of January, you can join The Gym at The Midland Hotel for £50 a month with no joining fee. You can train with the latest Pulse fitness equipment, unwind in a relaxation pool featuring a gorgeous swan neck fountain and gain access to a thermal area which features an invigorating salt infused steam room and sauna complete with a Himalayan salt wall. You also benefit from an exclusive 20% discount on spa treatments (Monday to Thursday, excluding Bank Holidays) and a selection of additional benefits including discounts and offers within The Midland hotel.

Fitness challenge!

One of our discount providers, Nuffield Health & Fitness Centre at The Printworks, is launching a corporate challenge.  The event requires a team of five.  Further details on the poster

Sale Sharks

Sale Sharks have slashed ticket prices by 50% for their decisive fixture against Newport Gwent Dragons this Thursday (kick-off 7.45pm). Ticket prices for adults start from as little as £10, with juniors from just £5!  Poster attached.


Congratulations to Yvonne Hung in EPS and Vicki Sargeant in MHS who won a pair of tickets each to see Wit at the Royal Exchange Theatre.  If you missed out on the prize don’t worry as you can still receive 20% off all shows Monday, 25 to Saturday, 30 January (7.30pm performances only). Booking information and promo code at Royal Exchange Theatre. 


SuperBreak has a number of offers for the February half term and for Valentines. Access the secure link and promo code via the SuperBreak (formerly Cottages4u) continue to be very popular with you for breaks with their wide range to suit all!


Keep up to date via staff benefits and Perkz for the full range of discounts you can access in 2016!