CYCLE 2 WORK SCHEME – Give cycling a go

The Travel Team are pleased to confirm the Manchester Metropolitan Cycle2Work scheme will be available again from Monday 12th September until Monday 24th October 2016.

The Cycle to Work scheme enables University employees to make savings of up to 42%* on a brand new bike and safety accessories for cycling to work by purchasing the bike tax-free.

In addition, the University have agreed a further 5% discount on the cost of bicycles purchased from any Halfords store or on-line shop, and a wide selection of independent retailers. Colleagues will also benefit from a 20% discount on cycle accessories for the life of the hire agreement.

How it works at Manchester Metropolitan University

The Cycle to Work scheme allows colleagues to purchase bicycles and accessories to the value of £1000, where the cost of the bike is recovered out of your gross salary.

Bicycles can be purchased directly from Halfords or from a wide selection of independent cycle retailers across Manchester and Cheshire. There is also a new Cycle Republic Store located on London Road in Manchester City Centre where Letters of Collection can be redeemed.

How do I sign up?

Halfords administer the Cycle to Work application process and details can be accessed by contacting Halfords directly.

To sign-up, visit www.cycle2work.info and register with the employer code: MMUC2W

Find out more

Everything you will need to know is published on the Halfords website, but in the event you are unable find the information, please contact the Travel Team.

Web: www.mmu.ac.uk/staffcycling (including guidance on the step by step process)

Email: cycling@mmu.ac.uk

Tel: 0161 247 2989

 *Savings as a result of Tax and National Insurance benefits when an employee hires a bike and safety accessories through the cycle2work scheme. Savings dependent upon circumstances of the employer and those of the employee. 42% saving can be made when any LoC is selected assuming the employer funds the scheme. Assumes 40% Tax Rate and 2% NIC Rate.

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