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Stress

Author: Elizabeth Stevens, Birketts

Introduction

Line managers should be aware of the causes of stress and the symptoms that people exhibit if they experience stress. They should be alert to signs of stress among their team and, if employees experience stress, help them to deal with it. Line managers can also take steps to help prevent stress from occurring within their team. This line manager briefing provides guidance for line managers on how to prevent stress and help employees cope with stress.