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Staff benefits update – 19 July 2017

20 Jul 2017

It’s a busy week with features from Super Break, spas at The Midland Hotel and Malmaison, a healthcare scheme with AXA PPP, a new offer for you from Wynsors shoes and save an extra 15% off leading appliances.



Save 10% with Wynsors Shoes, a leading UK footwear retailer and official stockists of top brands and specialise in providing footwear for all the family. If you are looking for a new pair of school shoes for the kids, the latest on trend women’s shoes and boots or even walking boots from brands like Hi-Tec, Merrell and Karrimor, they have them all!

Super Break

Super Break also has some very exciting news to reveal!  They have chartered their first aircraft to fly to a brand new destination previously unreachable from UK airports. This very special short break includes the only direct flights from UK airports to Akureryri in North Iceland, with flights exclusively with Super Break. Be one of the first to visit the destinations as these breaks go on sale from Wednesday, 19 July for travel throughout January and February 2018. Find out more and access your staff discount via the Super Break page or visit all our fantastic travel offers.

AXA PPP Healthcare

The Universities and Colleges Personal Healthcare Scheme with AXA PPP healthcare offers all UK universities employees’ quick access to eligible medical treatment.  Their scheme offers you healthcare cover that is simple to join, no medical examination is required before you join and is open to all University employees, their partners and family members (up to 25 years old if in full time education) via direct debit.  All new joiners will be eligible to receive a free Fitness Bundle which includes a Garmin Vivofit 3, 50% off a 12-month PureGym membership and the choice of a Health Assessment or a LiveSmart plus Health Check.  AXA PPP healthcare is also offering a special six week launch offer where anyone joining AXA PPP healthcare up to Friday, 18 August, could benefit from a Medical History Disregarded underwriting term.  Visit our AXA PPP healthcare page for more information on the plans and how to join.

Home services

Save an extra 15% this month with the latest code for the Hotpoint Privilege Purchase Club which is a members only scheme, offering exclusive pricing on over 850 different appliances including three great brands to choose from, Whirlpool, Hotpoint and Indesit. Products range from washing machines, refrigeration, cookers and dishwashers to Hotpoint’s Small Domestic Appliance range.


The Gym at The Spa at the Midland, is inviting University staff (please show ID) for a 1-day complimentary gym pass to use Monday – Thursday 26-29 July and a spa offer.  Find out more here.  One of our regular providers City Scene has a 50% off offer for the Malmaison Spa for you.

Wider Wallet

The University provides you with free access to Wider Wallet, a private discount and benefits package that offers you a wide range of better-than-public deals to help boost your spending power.  They have offers with leading high street providers to help you save money on day to day essentials plus holidays and luxury items! If you haven’t registered for your free membership yet, you can sign up here.

As well as our staff discounts you can access a great range of benefits as a member of staff including salary exchange schemes and our payroll giving scheme.  Discover what’s available today via Staff benefits.