ACAS has published new guidance on managing people: .

Whilst it pains us to admit it, good management will avoid more disputes than even the best lawyer. This guidance should be standard issue. It explains the role of a manager, their responsibilities and what is expected of them. It also contains guidance on leading and communicating with their team, handling day-to-day tasks such as managing workloads and prioritising tasks, handling less frequent and or longer term tasks including developing staff, holding appraisals and conducting an investigation.