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Support for Line Managers

We are committed to protecting the health, safety and welfare of our employees and supporting their mental wellbeing.  As a manager this can mean being able to support a range of mental health concerns, enhancing your understanding of mental health and creating a positive culture around mental wellbeing.

Mental Health & Wellbeing in the Workplace Guidance for Managers​: a guide for Line Managers to help support direct reports and colleagues who are experiencing mental health issues. Includes hints and tips on how to speak to colleagues and a Wellness Action Plan to help Managers understand the needs and experiences of their direct reports.

Other documents available:

Stress Managers Guide

Stress Policy

Bereavement Guidance for Managers​ 

Menopause Guidance for Managers​​

External support tools

MIND is a mental health charity who have provided resources for managers to help them take care of their staff.

The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), in association with the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has developed a series of tools to help managers assess whether they currently have the behaviours identified as effective for supporting employees’ mental health and reducing stress at work; the aim is to help managers reflect on their behaviour and management style.​ Click here for more information on the CIPD website​.