Mental Health & Wellbeing

Take control of your and your team's wellbeing

Now is the time for making allowances, being kind, and making sure you can spot the signs of stress in yourself and your team. This page is here to act as a resource for managers and leaders to help you step up and support in these unprecedented times.

It's ok to not be ok

The pandemic has exacerbated stress in the workplace, so how do we manage our own mental health and spot the signs in those around us? Listen to what our expert panel had to say at our recent event.

72% of employees rate wellbeing as a top priority for management
1 in 5 students have a diagnosed mental health problem

Only 4 in 10 employers have a formalised mental health and wellbeing strategy

Resources and Insights

Practical tools and tips for supporting yourself and your team.

Here are some tools, tips and templates that offer practical advice for adapting and managing change. A few key resources on other sites have been listed to the right, while CMI's own resources can be found linked below.

You can find more insights and resources on our Covid-19 Page.

The Better Managers Manual

Managing the New Normal

The #BetterManagers Manual offers a practical guide to navigating the impacts of Covid-19 for managers and leaders.

To support managers and leaders as they navigate this crisis - both for themselves and for those they manage - we have assembled a set of tried-and-tested tools and resources brought together through five key themes: flexible working; crisis management; mental health and wellbeing; the new employment landscape; and good governance.

Download the manual