Stress Management A Five Point Guide for Managers in Lockdown

Stress management: a five-point guide for managers in lockdown

Identify the stress triggers. Work out physically. Adjust your work priorities. Learn new skills. Find your ‘good stress’. Insights from CMI’s ManagementDirect treasure trove

27 March 2020

Epidemics move fast everything depends on speed

“Epidemics move fast... everything depends on speed”

In building preparedness for epidemics and other ‘Black Swan’ events, investing today is the only way to guarantee an effective response tomorrow

27 March 2020

Now that's what I call distance learning

Now that’s what I call ‘distance learning’: how to maintain your personal development in a crisis

You may be committed to your own personal development plan or you may be helping your team to reach professional goals. How do you manage both, virtually?

27 March 2020

Furloughing unwrapped what employers need to know about the coronavirus job retention scheme

Furloughing: the manager’s guide to implementing the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

Not many of us knew the word ‘furloughing’ until this week. Now it’s one of the hottest issues in management. We spoke to three experts about the UK government’s new job-protection scheme

27 March 2020

Working from home with children - Daisy's top tips

Working from Home - with Children! Daisy’s top tips

CMI’s head of policy Daisy Hooper has two young children and a big job. She kicked off our new Better Managers Briefing series with her own plan of action for the next few months

24 March 2020

How are British businesses diversifying in response to Covid-19?

How are British businesses diversifying in response to Covid-19?

As the impact of the outbreak intensifies, how are companies diversifying to not only create a positive impact, but to retain their staff?

24 March 2020

Covid-19: Top information sources to keep you informed

Covid-19: Top information sources to keep you informed

All of us are being asked to assess huge amounts of information on a daily basis. New concepts such as ‘furloughing’ are entering our daily vocabulary. Here are some of best, trusted resources to make sure you keep up to date

24 March 2020

Ann Francke: Now is the Time for Careful Management and Leadership

Better Managers Briefing: Ann Francke's Homeworking Tips

Following her live webinar on Friday, CMI's CEO tells us her advice for those now working remotely

24 March 2020

Every Day Leaders Stepping up to Crisis

Every Day Leadership: managers stepping up to the crisis

As the Covid-19 pandemic took grip, I pledged to talk to a different business leader or manager every day, to discover their management challenges, responses and workarounds. I’ll keep up this diary for as long as the crisis lasts. Part one and two are inside

20 March 2020

The emotional fallout of working from home

The emotional fallout of homeworking, and how to manage it

Until recently I worked from an office every day. Now, due to recent Covid-19-related events, I'm working from home for the foreseeable future – but so is my flatmate...

20 March 2020