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Staff benefits update – 7 March 2018

07 Mar 2018

We have some great new offers added to UniDiscounts, savings on flowers for Mother’s Day and the UniMarket is back!

Tatton Park

Fitness and outdoors

We have a great offer to share to you from the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS).  They are offering reduced price tickets for their Chatsworth (6-10 June) and Tatton Park (18-22 July) Flower Shows if you book before 15 April. UniFit is looking to start a 6 week fat loss fix challenge in March.  The sessions are on-campus and during lunchtimes. The Life Centre North is the largest yoga and meditation studio in Greater Manchester. You can save 15% off their 5, 10 and 20 class passes.

Home Services

You can save up to 55% with a new discount on an RAC Breakdown Package with a scheme from Vehicle Benefits.


You can access the Eyecareplan Everyone Voucher for only £49. This entitles you to a sight test and glasses – this includes a choice of over 4000 personalised frames, or a choice from the Boots £50 to £75 frame range.  This is via a partnership between Boots and ASE Eyecare.

Entertainment and Leisure 

The season at Drayton Manor kicks off on the 28 March and you can save up to 53% on tickets via the discount page. You can also save up to 46% on Merlin attractions.  Both are massive savings for families in particular! 


Use your staff discount to save on short and long breaks with Super Break.  This month’s newsletter includes offers for Montenegro and Croatia.

University Street market

Our friendly Levenshulme Market traders are back on campus on Tuesdays again with their wide range of fantastic street food. You can find them on Bridgeford Street, 11.30am – 2.30pm every Tuesday. 


50% off deal for Sapporo on Thursday, 8 March between 5pm – 9pm. Download the offer from City Scene, one of our regular offer providers.

Mother’s Day flowers

You can save 20% on bouquets with Appleyard London and Blossoming Gifts and 10% with Venus Flowers in Manchester. Visit our occasions page for more details.

Childcare vouchers

Following the roll-out of the government's Tax-Free Childcare in 2017, Childcare Voucher Schemes can only remain open to new entrants who register and receive vouchers before 6 April 2018. You still have time to join our KiddiVouchers scheme if you sign up by 16 March. Please visit our KiddiVouchers page for more information and share with colleagues. 

Cycle to Work scheme

Now that the weather is improving you may want to consider commuting to work by bike and purchasing via our Cycle to Work scheme supported by Cyclescheme. 

Keep up to date with all your benefits and discounts via Staff benefits.