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Staff benefits update – 20 June 2017

21 Jun 2017

This week we feature wellbeing, fitness and beauty options, plus savings with the Gro Company and an update on the Annual Cycling Day

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Wellbeing

Now that summer is here, it’s even more important to focus on your wellbeing during these hot months.

Nuffield Health, want to help you look and feel at your best and are opening their doors in June to everyone.

From Thursday, 22 June to Sunday, 25 June, bring down your family, friends and colleagues to the Printworks Nuffield Health club for free for their 4 day fitness event.

Fitness and outdoors

You are eligible to upgrade to Premium Membership with Wider Wallet, which would provide you with access to Wider Wallet Fitness which has the best corporate membership rates at over 2,500 gyms and health clubs nationwide.  Many of the leading health club brands such as Virgin Active, David Lloyd, Fitness First, LA Fitness, LivingWell, Nuffield Health, Harpers, DW Sports, Total Fitness, Curves, British Military Fitness, Kinetika and Spirit are all included.  If you haven’t registered for your free membership yet, you can sign up here.  On UniDiscounts Cotswold Outdoor and Nevisport both offer you 15% discount online and in-store.

Health and beauty

If you want to pamper yourself visit health and beauty for offers including Preened and Polished and Bella Spa.  Wider Wallet also has a wide range of beauty options for you to save while you treat yourself!

Family friendly

Did you know that Gro Bags are the only Baby Sleep Bag recommended by The Lullaby Trust and you can save 15% with the Gro Company.  The Gro Company shares information on how to keep your baby cool during these extra hot days too!

Update on the Annual Cycling event

The Annual Cycling Event on Thursday, 15 June was very popular. Visitors had the chance to meet with bike related providers, supplier and the University’s Bike User Group (UMBUG).  There was also opportunities to learn more about how to keep fit on campus, UMRUN and the University’s Lunchtime Strollers – a Walking for Health Scheme that has been leading walks since 2010.  If you are interested in buying a bicycle to commute to work our Cycle to Work Scheme staff benefit is very popular enabling you to make tax and NI savings on your purchase. In the coming months we will be adding some new cycling related discounts too!

Your suggestions and feedback are always very welcome via staffbenefits@manchester.ac.uk

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