Line managers play a crucial role in promoting positive employee wellbeing. Workplaces never stop evolving, and the pressure is increasing on line managers to deliver business objectives at the same time as supporting the wellbeing of their employees. Given that the average manager works an extra 46 days each year, and over half of managers are concerned about the impact of longer working hours on their psychological health, it’s vital that they receive the best possible support.
This report highlights the evidence for empowering line managers to make a greater positive impact on employee wellbeing, including insights from industry experts and the voices of line managers themselves. It provides recommendations and pragmatic guidance to enable line managers to improve their own and others’ wellbeing.