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Staff Benefits Update - 17 January

17 Jan 2019

We have new discounts this week for the BLue Dot Festival, Escape Spa, LUMA video and photography services and Stanley security plus a wellbeing prize draw and much more.

Blue Dot Festival gig and crowds

Blue Dot Festival

University staff can now save 15% on weekend tickets for Jodrell Bank’s Bluedot festival. Bluedot, the multi-award winning and critically acclaimed festival of music, science, and cosmic culture, is set to return to Jodrell Bank on 18-22 July to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Moon landing. 

Escape Spa

Located at New Church House (formly known as barn//it) 34 John Dalton Street and at INNSIDE Hotel by Melia on First Street, Escape Spa Manchester offers 10% discount off their range of treatments including waxing, massages and spray tans. From before-work massages, lunch-time beauty fixes to late-evening pampering, Escape Spa Manchester will take you away from it all, without taking too long out of your busy schedule.


LUMA offers professional videography & photography services to Manchester and beyond. Specialising in beautifully shot, intelligently & creatively edited wedding films, full of character and charm, that capture the feel of your unique & special day. Access more information and 10% discount here. 


STANLEY Security is offering 46% discount to you, your family and friends on the STANLEY Smart Home interactive and fully wireless security system. You can access Exclusive Mobile Tariffs on the EE network with award-winning Voice Mobile. Hotpoint is offering an extra 17% off when using January's Voucher Code.


Is your New Year's resolution to join a gym?  Join today and get the rest of January free*at Nuffield Printworks Gym. You get free regular Health MOTs to create a plan that works for you, with a swimming pool, lots of classes and specialist support on-site, like physios and personal trainers and much more. All created to give you a gym experience that’s #BuiltAroundYou. You can also jump a tier in membership for a small fee to join Nuffield’s Didsbury gym.


Check out the latest offers with Super Break including exclusive Iceland experiences. Hotel Exclusives has a wide range of top hotel deals including 7 Night All-Inclusive in Crete at 5 star hotel rom £449pp.

Serious Cycle Scheme

Serious Cycle Scheme provides cyclists, their family and friends with free Legal Expenses Insurance cover up to £150,000 for registered members who join via a dedicated link. Visit the Serious Cycle Scheme to discover how their scheme genuinely supports cyclists.

Prize draw

The Staff Wellbeing Team are running a prize draw to win a Little Kindness gift box from FriendinaBox.  Included in this box is Ten Poems of Kindness book, plus classic organic tea selection from the English Tea Shop with a choice of either delicious organic buttery shortbread from the Isle of Mull or gluten and dairy free biscuits created in Switzerland by Rhythm 108! Visit the article for details of how to enter.

More information

Please visit Staff Benefits to keep up to date with all the benefits, wellbeing and discounts that are available to you.