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Staff benefits update

02 Sep 2020

Are you making the most of your staff benefits

Abney the Hearing Dog


Visit staff wellbeing news for the latest updates and notifications of online events.

Coming up you can learn more about the work of Hearing Dogs for Deaf People with a virtual webinar on Wednesday 16th September. It has been scheduled at 4pm so that staff can encourage their children to take part too! Register for a place via Eventbrite and get to meet Abney the cocker spaniel! More details here. There is also an upcoming session where you can learn how to take care of your posture and joints while working from home.

Visit UoM’s Sport ages on Facebook and Instagram for information on the latest virtual sessions.

It’s Cycle September so why not consider signing up for the Cycle to Work Scheme.

To support your financial wellbeing you can now access Mercer’s financial wellbeing toolkit. This provides you with access to free guides and other financial materials they have produced to help you, your families and your friends manage your finances during this period.


Many of us are more focussed on our health in general this year. You can access corporate rates on health plans that helps with your costs for optical, dental, physiotherapy, complementary therapies and health checks.

Although visiting friends and family may be more difficult you can still show your love and save money on special occasions with flowers, experience days and uplifting FriendinaBox gift boxes.

Wider Wallet

All staff have free access to Wider Wallet in addition to UniDiscounts. Offers of the month include unlimited magazines for 2 months plus a free £10 Amazon Voucher with Readly. Readly is the new way of reading magazines on tablets and smartphones. Choose from over 4500 magazines including all your favourites and back issues too! There’s absolutely no limit on how many titles you can read. You can save 15% off gift & annual memberships with English Heritage using the secure code. There has been an increase in sending mail order gifts because of social isolation. You can treat someone special and enjoy a massive 25% off all flower deliveries at Blossoming Gifts with the codeon Wider Wallet.

Visit Staff benefits for the full range of benefits, discounts and wellbeing options.

The next staff benefits update will be 17th September.