The CIPD worked with the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and Investors in People (IIP) on a project to develop practical help for HR and line managers to tackle the issue of stress at work.

Guidance HR managers and line managers, including a competency framework enabling line managers to work on the skills required to reduce and prevent stress at work. The guidance is presented as three separate leaflets incorporating the framework and tailored to the needs of line managers and HR professionals. Phase 2 of the research is available on the HSE website.

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