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Staff benefits update – 13 September 2017

13 Sep 2017

We have some great new offers to kick off autumn for you including a spa package at the Macdonald Hotel

Spa relaxation room

Macdonald Manchester Hotel

You can now access great offers at the Macdonald Manchester Hotel.  You can enjoy 25% off their best available rate every night. Their spacious bedrooms, all with free WiFi, offer a king size bed, flat screen TV with Freeview and the largest bathrooms in the city. Each room is completed with triple-glazed windows to ensure an extremely peaceful sleep.

If you visit their Harmony and Serenity Spa (Monday – Thursday) you can relax with a Twilight Package of a 30-minute Elemis treatment and a sparkling glass of prosecco.  The choice of treatments incl - Back, Neck and Shoulder Massage, Elemis Taster Facial, Sole Delight, Pro Collagen Hand and Nail Treatment. You will also be able to access to their thermal suite (aromatherapy steam room, rock sauna, infared sauna, sensation shower, ice fountain and heated loungers) and robes, slippers and towels are included – all for £35. The Macdonald Spa is also offering 15% off their range of spa treatments (Mon-Thurs) even if not booking the Twilight package.

Don Giovannis

You can now enjoy 25% off food from Don Giovanni's a la carte and dessert menus when they show their University ID card in the restaurant.  They are based on Oxford Road and easily accessible by tram, train and bus and close to theatres and the Bridgewater Hall! Until the end of September you can also receive 50% off. Visit the Don Giovanni page for full details and T&Cs.


Davies Chiropractic is offering 10% off their treatments. They use a combination of spinal manipulation and mobilisations, various soft tissue techniques and home rehabilitation to support you. Their clinic is based in Heaton Moor, Stockport with easy access from Manchester by bus or by train.

If you are part of our Simplyhealth health cash plan scheme you can receive 50% back on chiropractic treatment fees.  The Simply Cash Plan is a health cash plan which could help you budget for the cost of visiting the dentist, optician, physiotherapist and a number of other healthcare professionals.  The plan also includes myWellbeing, an online portal that provides trusted health information and access to GP and counselling services.

Wider Wallet

Wider Wallet is a private discount and benefits package that you have privileged access to.  If you haven’t registered for your free membership yet, you can sign up here.  This week’s special offers include:

  • 9% savings at Fitness First
  • Save 7% with Virgin Holidays, World of Tui and Kuoni
  • Save 4% with a Tesco gift card that can offset your “big shop”!
  • Keep up to date with all your benefits and discounts via Staff benefits