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Staff benefits update

29 Nov 2012

It’s been a bumper week for discounts!

skiing lessons

New offers

Manchester Cake Club has been set up to support and teach cake lovers and cake bakers in Manchester. They will be organising informative, educational and cultural events about cake. Upcoming events include: Cake and Food Photography (29th November).

For more information on their reduced membership offer and to look at images of amazing cakes, visit:

The David Rozman salon has joined forces with I Need Pampering to offer the first 500 University employees and family members an incredible 80% discount on a pamper package.

For more information, visit

The Opera House Manchester has an offer on The Sleeping Beauty with the English National Ballet.   All Gallery seats are £10 from Wednesday 28 November to Friday 30 November.

To book, contact:

  • 0161 245 6666 quoting "University of Manchester"

Smith Knight Fay Volkswagen in Bury have exclusive staff offers on their range, which includes the BlueMotion range of innovative energy-saving technologies to cut fuel consumption and reduce harmful emissions whilst also keeping running costs to a minimum.

For more information, visit:

On 3 December 2012, Halfords will be opening their newest Autocentre on Palatine Road, Northenden, Manchester, and will be offering discount vouchers to staff for:

  • 50% off MoTs 
  • 15% off servicing
  • Free MoT with an annual service
  • Winter inspection £29.95

For more information, visit:

Christmas shopping

Many of you will be midway through your Christmas shopping. Don’t forget there are many high street discounts and reloadable gift cards available to help you save money on gifts and your day-to-day shopping via:

Chill Factore

If you’re wanting to get more into the Christmas spirit why not go to Chill Factore. They can cater for everyone from families to ski enthusiasts and with their snow fun activities such as tubing, luge – 60m ice slide, airboarding and a snow play area (from age 2+), everyone can have a thrilling experience! Staff can receive 30% discount off lessons, tasters, snow fun activities, climbing and lift passes.

Simply go to:

  • Chill Factore and enter the promotion code UOM30 when making your booking

For more information, visit:

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