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Improving line managers' capability

Author: Rachel Suff

Line managers play a central role in implementing HR policies and procedures, but are they up to the task and are they receiving the support that they need?

Key points

  • There has been an increasing trend towards devolving responsibility for day-to-day people management down the line over the past few years.
  • Research shows that four employees in 10 (39%) think their manager's behaviour increases their stress levels.