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Staff benefits update – 31 May 2018

30 May 2018

This week we are looking ahead to Father’s Day on 17 June

Indoor swimming pool

The University provides you with UniDiscounts and free access to Wider Wallet and they currently have some fantastic offers that boost the ways we help try to save you money. Here are some of their latest promotions:

Biscuiteers is a luxury gifting company, specialising in beautiful, hand-iced, personalised biscuits, chocolates, cakes and cupcakes. They have a gorgeous collection of father's day biscuits, chocolates and cakes to help say thanks; thanks for getting rid of those spiders, thanks for being our personal taxi service, thanks for the DIY help...the list goes on. Their father's day gifts come packaged in gift boxes and tins and are available for delivery worldwide.

The award-winning ‘The Beatles Story’ is the world's largest permanent exhibition devoted to telling the story of The Beatles’ rise to fame. Located at the Albert Dock, The Beatles Story takes visitors on an immersive journey through the lives, times, culture and music of the world’s greatest band.

With Wider Wallet’s you can access Virgin Media’s latest offer. Not only could you save yourself up to £120 in your first year compared to widely available customer offers but they have some other great extras.

If you have holidays booked for the summer you can make great savings too with Attraction World via Wider Wallet. You can pre-book tours like Game of Thrones, whale watching, walking tours and gondola rides.

There are also other gift ideas like discounted wine, craft ales and foodie gift.

It’s easy to register for Wider Wallet.

Nuffield Health at the Printworks

Join now and you can have free membership until July (subject to £20 joining fee). They have 80+ classes a week, free health MOT, personalised programme, 20m pool, gym, spa pool, sauna, steam, cafe. This offer is on for a limited time only. Call Jamie on 0161 831 9922 or email

Jodrell Bank

You can get a 15% discount on admissions at Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre. With extensive exhibitions and displays, there’s plenty to explore, particularly for families. You’ll also find over 35 acres of gardens and arboretum, complete with a playground, picnic areas, and even an apiary. Plus, don’t miss the Planet Pavilion Café, famous for its fresh, local and sustainable produce, and any trip to Jodrell Bank isn’t complete without a browse around its award-winning gift shop! Show your staff card or quote the secure code online. 

The Cinema Society

This has quickly become a very popular offer with you all. It provides great savings and you can get your ecode immediately to then save up to 40% off the cost of cinema ticket bookings. It's really simple to register with the Cinema Society, and you can start saving straight away. You can also save on the purchase of popcorn and drinks with some cinemas.

The University’s staff wellbeing website and blog are a great source of information and the wellbeing team always welcome contributions via

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

The next update will be on 13 June!