Line managers

Absentee leadership is rife – but how can HR detect it?

There is no shortage of news about business leaders whose destructive behaviour led to epic business collapse. These stories are consistent with the scientific evidence that leaders who are erratic,...

Managers failing on the basics of successful one to ones

HR must train and support managers to hold effective meetings with their reports, or risk employees feeling devalued and disengaged

Stress-related absence surge caused by poor management

?More training is needed to help managers better support staff wellbeing, research has found

Creativity flourishes when managers listen

Managers listening attentively can boost team creativity, according to research from King’s College London and The Hebrew University of Jerusalem  

Low-paid workers less likely to speak out about mental health

Workers on lower salaries feel less comfortable talking to their employer about mental health, according to a report from Barnett Waddingham

Employees unsupported when starting new roles

Two-fifths (40%) of employees do not receive onboarding support when starting a new job, according to research

CIPD and Mind launch mental health guide for managers

?The CIPD and Mind have published a revised mental health guide for managers to improve support for those experiencing stress and mental health issues at work