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Staff benefits update – 8 August 2018

08 Aug 2018

This week we highlight a number of the discounts you can access via UniDiscounts and Wider Wallet

Jodrell Bank


We have lots of entertainment and leisure discounts including Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre, Activate Camps for kids, Chill Factore, Drayton Manor and Merlin discounts. Please note that if you’re planning on purchasing a Merlin Annual Pass that you must allow enough time for your pass to arrive in the post before it can be used at any attraction. You cannot collect your pass from an attraction. 

Family friendly

Our family friendly discounts include the Gro Company and discounted classes for the Daisy Foundation. Don’t forget that the KiddiVouchers scheme closes from October 4th to new entrants. To ensure membership of the scheme please read the latest update.

Fitness and outdoors 

You can save with our fitness and outdoor discounts these include 15% off at Snow+Rock, Cycle Surgery, Runners Need and Cotswold Outdoor.

Food and drink

There are so many food and drink options for you including a special menu for Adam Reid at The French, 15% at Leon at Piccadilly train station that are renowned for their health food choices and Frankie & Benny’s that continue to be popular for families. 

Hair and beauty

To get your pampering for less visit the hair and beauty offers which include 20% off at Trevor Sorbie, Luskiw mobile hairdressing, and Nicky Oliver. We also still have a couple of short term pampering offers.  Flint + Flint have an Aesthetic Beauty Offer for their Corporate VIP Skincare Card. The Gentry Grooming Co’s have an offer for University of Manchester staff (or can be bought as gifts) on the purchase of the Corporate Men’s Grooming Card.  You can receive 3 services that have a normal value of up to £80, with a Corporate Men’s Grooming Card you get all 3 for £25 total! With the Men’s Grooming Card you can also access a range of extra discounts on shaves, Indian Head Massages and more. 


You can save on health cash plans, massage treatments with your health discounts. Plus the Eyecareplan Everyone Voucher for only £49 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.  

Home Services

You can save an extra 17% off until the end of August with the Hotpoint Privilege Club. Have a look at our other home services discounts.

On campus

The ever popular NUS Extra Card is one of our leading on-campus discounts. The card entitles you to 12 months of fabulous savings from major retailers such as Amazon, Co-operative Food Stores, Accessorize, Superdrug, Apple, ASOS, Easyjet and many more.


There are lots of other travel discounts with, Hoseasons, IHG, Hilton Hotels and unique hotels in the Lakes and Scotland and Paris is the Super Break destination of the month.

Wider Wallet

Wider Wallet is running a prize draw to win 10 pairs of tickets for the Cinema Society.

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