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Essentials for managers – toolkit launched

06 Jun 2018

Providing the essentials for managers

A toolkit for managers has been launched following feedback from staff.

While we had a wide range of people policies, feedback from managers told us it wasn’t always easy for them to find exactly what they needed or to know the best way to apply them.

Along with feedback from Staff Survey 2017 the idea of some sort of Managers’ handbook was introduced and taken forward by the Professional Support Services (PSS) staff survey action plan group.

Working with HR and Staff Learning and Development, the Managers’ Essentials toolkit has been created to complement our management and leadership offering by providing all the essential information that managers need – all in one place. 

The toolkit is an online hub that provides people managers with a range of tools, templates and resources to help them develop as managers and manage everyday people situations. It includes, easy to digest guidance on various policies, handy FAQs, bitesize ‘how-to’ guides, and short videos explaining our people policies and how to address a range of management topics and challenges. 

As part of the launch of the toolkit, around 100 managers will be attending a special one off event featuring expert speakers talking about a variety of management and leadership issues.

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