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Staff benefits update – 20 December 2017

20 Dec 2017

It’s the last benefits update of 2017 – with just a few reminders for you and special offers for the Mindful Living Show!

Merry Xmas

The Mindful Living Show

If you are already thinking about getting healthier in the New Year, the Mindful Living Show launches in Manchester on Friday, 2 to Saturday, 3 February 2018.  This event focuses on the benefits of mindfulness and meditation.  It will give you the opportunity to join others in learning and immersing yourself in mindfulness and new ideas around mental health and wellbeing. Delivered in a fun, relaxing and practical way.  The event also offers a range of creative and physical arts and meditative practices, plus relaxing and uplifting products and services. To find out more visit their website or watch their video.  Visit our secure staff only discount link for 20% off tickets for you. (standard ticket price is £31.25+vat) there is also a Christmas ticket offer valid at the moment giving an additional £5 off until the Tuesday, 26 December).

The Cinema Society

We have had so much positive feedback about The Cinema Society offer! Even better, The Cinema Society has confirmed that even more cinema chains have agreed to come on board. You can access discounted vouchers for ODEON, Cineworld, Showcase, Reel and The Light right now and they’ve confirmed that VUE Cinemas will be available shortly and Empire Cinemas early in January (or earlier if they can)! If you haven't done so already all you have to do is register with their site (using your work email address) only via our secure Staff Discounts link.  Once registered you buy your cinema tickets through the site (you can even buy for your friends and family).  There's no minimum purchase and no subscription fees, you simply buy e-codes through the site when you fancy going to the cinema and exchange those codes for tickets. It's that simple!

Travel

If you’re planning a break soon or for the next year don’t forget to visit the travel discounts to save with IHG, Hilton, Super Break, Cottages.com and many more!

Hotpoint Privilege Club

This is a members only scheme, offering exclusive pricing on over 850 different appliances including three great brands to choose from, Whirlpool, Hotpoint and Indesit. All appliances are pre-discounted via the Privilege Club and you can receive an extra 15% discount up to 02/01/18 when using the secure vouchers code on the Hotpoint discount page. Keep an eye on this site over the sales period! 

Childcare vouchers

Childcare Vouchers are to be debated in Parliament on Monday, 15 January 2018.  The petition to keep Childcare Vouchers open alongside Tax-Free Childcare received over 112,000 signatures and will be included in the debate. If you are one of the 60% of parents who saves more with Childcare Vouchers than with Tax-Free Childcare and feels it is unfair for future parents to be deprived of the savings that can be made with Childcare Vouchers please read this article. More information is available via KiddiVouchers.

Staff discounts

You can access over 150 discounts via UniDiscounts and hundreds via Wider Wallet which 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 to access leading High Street offers.

Wishing you all a very merry Christmas and happy and healthy 2018!

You can keep up to date with all your benefits and discounts over the holidays via Staff benefits.