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Staff benefits update

06 Dec 2012

Christmas gift ideas from Perkz, Blackwell's and Hi-Life

Perkz Christmas logo

If you’re still struggling for last minute gifts there are lots of ideas at:


Perkz offer you exclusive discounts at some of the UK’s biggest and best known retailers. The discounts on offer are significantly better than you’d normally get direct from the retailer’s own websites and because Perkz is an online service you can shop from home or using your smartphone.

Purchase a reloadable shopping card with Perkz from one of many leading retailers and save up to 12% when you shop. Use like cash at the checkout so any discount is on top of the retailer offers and the One4All card offers a 7% discount at over 65 leading retailers , making it a perfect gift choice.

For more information on the offers available and last order dates, visit:

Blackwell’s Christmas Discount Evening

We're happy to invite you to the inaugural Christmas Discount Evening at Blackwell's Oxford Road. Browse our Christmas selection, enjoy a mince pie and a glass of wine, chat to Blackwell's staff about book supply and receive an 15% off all your purchases.*

Please come along to Blackwell's on Oxford Road on Monday, December 10th between 5:00 and 7:00pm; we look forward to seeing you.

With our warmest seasonal wishes.

*Offer does not apply to Nook e-readers and tablets, Blackwell gift cards or National Book Tokens. *University staff ID card required for discount *15% discount is not in addition to the existing 10% staff discount

Hi-Life Christmas offers

To celebrate Christmas we are offering you the chance to give your friends, family and loved ones a full 12 month Classic gift membership of Hi-Life for just £24.99 (rrp £69.99), including our glossy restaurant guide.

We’re also giving you the opportunity to purchase a 6 or 3 month stocking filler option for those of you who wish to spread some Christmas cheer with that perfect little gift.

These memberships can be sent to you directly to give to your friends/relatives or we can post them straight to the recipient.

All gift memberships will be dispatched immediately and have a start date of 25/12/2012. Order before 18th December to ensure delivery in time for Christmas.

To order your gift memberships online:

Look out for the final staff benefits update of 2012 in next week’s e-Update!