Leading on mental wellbeing

Transforming the role of line managers: A blueprint for unlocking employee mental wellbeing and productivity


There is an overwhelming business and moral case for employers to address this challenge. Line managers play a crucial role in promoting positive employee wellbeing. As the workplace continues to evolve at a rapid pace, there is increasing pressure on line managers to deliver business objectives at the same time as supporting the wellbeing of employees. It is vital that line managers receive the best possible support to help them manage these responsibilities effectively. This report highlights the evidence for empowering line managers to make a greater positive impact on employee wellbeing. It contains insight from industry experts, advice on how organisations can take action and features the voices of line managers themselves as well as case studies of effective support programmes.

Produced by Business in the Community and knowledge partners at: the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, Mind, the Work Foundation and Professor Sir Cary Cooper.

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