The new Cycle-to-Work scheme opened in October 2020. In short it is money-saving extended hire scheme for members of staff. Budding and seasoned cycle commuters can choose a new bike and equipment worth up to £3000, and make large tax and NI savings via a salary sacrifice.
Colleagues can order online or via a network of local independent shops. If your local shop is not in the network, get in touch to have it added. In due course, Gear Up, the soon-to-open campus bike shop, will be part of the scheme.
Find out how the scheme works, eligibility criteria, and how to order on the HR intranet. All ordering, whether from your local bike shop or direct from Cycle Solutions, the scheme provider, is done via the university’s dedicated landing page.
Ceri Griffin, our Cycle Solutions account manager, will be holding introductory webinars on:
Monday 9th November @ 1.00pm
Tuesday 17th November @ 3.30pm
Wednesday 25th November @ 9.30am
To register, simply contact Ceri at firstname.lastname@example.org and he will forward you the link on the day. Ceri knows the scheme inside out, so attendance is well worth it.
If you would like to try cycling before committing to the scheme, see below for details of our staff bike loan scheme.