Investment and upskilling line managers

When you invest and upskill in your employees, you are also investing in the long-term retention of staff.

13 April 2023

Training and development provide advantages to an employee such as, career progression, confidence and improved skills. There are also multiple advantages for the employer:

  • increased employee performance
  • higher levels of job satisfaction, staff engagement and team morale
  • better workplace culture
  • higher levels of knowledge retention and transfer
  • attracting and retaining good employees.

Advice and recommendations for employers

Further reading and resources

Health and wellbeing top tips for supporting line managers - our web page shares tips you should follow to support your staff at work.

The role of line managers and total reward - line managers play an important role in communicating your organisation’s reward benefits to staff as well as helping develop your reward strategy.

New flexible working guides for line managers and staff - NHS England, the NHS Staff Council and Timewise have published two new guides to support line managers and staff work flexibly.

Health and wellbeing conversations - the wellbeing of staff is affected by work-related factors including workload, autonomy, relationships, team support and the working environment.