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Benefits and wellbeing update

16 Jan 2020

Is it time to book a break?

inside of seaside cottage

January is a big time for booking breaks for you and your loved ones.

We have a great new discount for you - Coastal Treats. As Coastal Cottages of Pembrokeshire they have been the leading agency in Pembrokeshire for over 30 years. They have a portfolio of holiday cottages that will cater to all tastes. From the perfect seaside cottage for a summer holiday to spending your break in absolute luxury.

There is a super low deposit offer for you with Cottages.com – you can book for £20 for bookings made up to 20th January 2020. You can also secure your chosen cottage for 2020 with a £25 Low Deposit with Hoseasons.

The new promo code is now available for Forest Holidays. This gives 10% discount off cabin accommodation year-round. Book by 31 January 2021. Holiday by 1 January 2022.

Fitness and outdoors

Until the end of this month you can try before you buy with drop in Be Active sessions at our Wellbeing Rooms. There are a massive range of options including Yogalates, Piyo, Barbell Sculpt and Express Bums and Tums!

The Sugden Centre has off peak memberships that start from £10.75 per month.

You can save 10% with Teamwalking who have released a number of events for 2020 including the Derbyshire Six Dales, Peak District Challenge Walk for £35 (before discount) and the Ullswater Way.

You can save on fitness, outdoor and walking equipment and clothing via Nevis Sports, Cotswold Outdoor, Cycle Surgery, Snow + Rock and Runners Need via the Fitness and Outdoor offers.

Wellbeing

The staff wellbeing calendar covering the period up to July 2020 is available on the staff wellbeing website.

Upcoming events include a wellbeing lecture on 22nd Jan on Cardiovascular Health, Book via Eventbrite.

Prize draw

To kick start January there is a chance to win one of two A Nice Cup of Tea FriendinaBox (plus a pack of biscuits). To be in with a chance, just answer the following question:

Q. One of the top tea brands in the world is:

a) Twinings

b) Twinklings

Email staffbenefits@manchester.ac.uk by midnight on Friday 24th January. Please mark the subject A Nice Cup of Tea and indicate (if needed) if you would prefer gluten free biscuits.

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