Staff news

Staff benefits update

A number of new businesses and services have been added to the University of Edinburgh’s Staff Discounts Scheme.

Among the new additions are companies offering holiday accommodation, fitness and leisure facilities, hairdressers and beauty salons and home improvement services.

Access to offers

The University’s Staff Discounts Scheme offers all employees with discounts or offers to a range of services.

The University of Edinburgh does not promote or endorse the discounts, products and services advertised.

Uptake of these offers is entirely at the discretion of the employee.

Credit Union

The staff Credit Union is offering a reduced interest rate on loans.

Members of the Credit Union can benefit from a reduction in the main loan interest rate by over 50 per cent this Autumn.

From 1 September to 5 December 2011, the interest rate on approved new loans over £500 will be reduced to 0.65% per month (8.1% APR).

All University of Edinburgh staff are eligible to join the First Scottish Universities Credit Union.

The University provides free payroll deduction facilities, enabling regular saving and convenient repayment of loans.