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Managers are struggling with increased workloads

“This increase in workload for managers is negatively impacting their wellbeing and engagement, as well as overall company culture”

Contributor: Robert Ordever, European MD - O.C. Tanner | Published: 30 March 2023

Managers ‘out of their depth’ on mental health

Most managers recognise it’s part of their role to act on mental health (75%) but many don’t know how to. New data released by Mental Health First Aid England reveals a third of managers (33%) feel out of their depth supporting their team with mental health concerns, rising to almost half of managers aged under 25 (45%).

Contributor: Simon Blake, Chief Executive - Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) | Published: 15 February 2023

Bad management in remote working taking its toll

Visier is the recognised global leader in people analytics and workforce planning.  Founded in 2010 by the pioneers of business intelligence, Visier focuses on what matters to business leaders: answering the right questions, even the ones a person might not know to ask. Questions that shape business strategy, provide the impetus for taking action, and drive better business outcomes through workforce optimization. Headquartered in Vancouver, BC with offices and team members worldwide, Visier has 12,000 customers in 75 countries around the world, including enterprises like Adobe, BASF, Bridgestone, Electronic Arts, McKesson, Merck KGaA, Uber and more.

Contributor: Daniel Mason, VP EMEA - Visier | Published: 16 May 2022

Line managers are feeling the heat as team sizes grow

"Common-sense dictates that the larger and more fragmented teams become, the harder it is for the Line Manager to monitor and meet everyone’s needs"

Contributor: Suzanne Clarkson - Carr Consulting & Communications | Published: 20 April 2022

Time for a work-life balance reset

Bupa Global’s Executive Wellbeing Index reveals UK business leaders will encourage flexible schedules and greater commitment to wellbeing in the year ahead

Contributor: Anthony Cabrelli, Managing Director - Bupa Global | Published: 9 April 2022

Businesses still not equipped to support disabled employees

This International Day of Persons with Disabilities (3rd December), new research commissioned by Maximus UK highlights that managers do not feel fully equipped to support disabled employees in the workplace.

Contributor: Lydia Meakin - Maximus UK | Published: 4 December 2021

How can we identify imposter phenomenon?

Do you ever feel like you aren’t good enough for the job you have, and any success you experience is due to luck? Does this affect your work performance or have long-term consequences for your career?

Contributor: Professors Helena Gonzalez-Gomez, NEOMA Business School, and Sarah Hudson - Rennes School of Business. | Published: 28 October 2021

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Vital board support under threat as governance professionals at risk of burnout

According to a poll by The Chartered Governance Institute UK & Ireland and governance recruitment specialist The Core Partnership, 82% of company secretaries have seen their workloads increase since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, with 49% stating that their workloads have increased significantly. Despite this, the permanent headcount in secretariat teams has only increased for 24% of company secretarial departments, which suggests a shortfall in the volume of talent required to deliver for organisations.

Contributor: Maria Brookes, - ICSA: The Chartered Governance Institute | Published: 6 July 2021