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Staff benefits update - 27 September

27 Sep 2018

This week there are opportunities to Be Active, get some pampering and register for the Staff Fair



The University’s Be Active classes and activities are suitable for exercisers of all abilities, from complete beginners to advanced. You can pick from a wide range of different classes such as Yoga, Pilates, Zumba and many more. The next 8 week block will run between 15 October - 7 December 2018. 

CSSC Sports & Leisure (previously the Civil Service Sports Council) is a not-for-profit organisation and is available to all staff and costs just £3.95 per month which gives you access to a massive range of savings on leisure activities, a wide range of sporting clubs and events (e.g. golf, archery, clay pigeon shooting, sailing, football and cricket); various other leisure activities (including spa days, scuba diving, skiing, pudding club and shopping trips); rebate scheme for entry fees to 10km's, half marathons, marathons and cycling events (Claim back £20 twice a year on entry fees) and financial support for umpiring, coaching and refereeing certificates and much more. Discover more health and fitness offers.

The Life Centre North is the largest yoga and meditation studio in Greater Manchester. They offer over 50 classes, workshops and courses Monday-Sunday and cater for all levels and abilities.

The studio is on Deansgate, opposite the Hilton Hotel. They are offering staff FREE yoga or meditation class then 20% off their 5, 10 and 20 class passes


One of our regular providers of pampering benefits has four great offers for you for Flint + Flint, a Pierre Alexandre Hairdressing Offer, for men The Gentry Grooming Co Men’s Grooming Offer and new this week consultations and treatments for John-Lee Guy. 


You can save with leading providers such as, Hoseasons, Hilton Hotels, and Jet2. Find out more on savings at travel discounts

Food and drink

Discover how you can save with tastecard.  You can enjoy 50% off the food bill or 2 for 1 meals and with tastecard+ you can save on cinema tickets, days out, hotel stays and much more!  By joining you can also download the free app. Find more on food discounts.  


You can save an extra 18% off purchases until the end of September with the Hotpoint Privilege Club using the secure voucher code

Staff Fair – 30 October

We will be holding a Staff Wellbeing Benefits Fair in the Whitworth Hall on the 30th October. Attendees will have the chance to win one of two £250 Super Break vouchers. More updates on StaffNet coming soon! Register via Eventbrite.

Prize winner

This week Carly Morel from the School of Arts, Languages and Cultures won a pair of cinema tickets courtesy of The Cinema Society. Enjoy your trip!

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