2. Resignation

In the majority of cases the employment relationship is ended when the employee gives notice - i.e. they tender their resignation. Here are some general areas to consider when an employee resigns.

Always ask the employee to confirm their resignation in writing. This is the best way to prevent any misunderstandings.

Confirm an employee's resignation in writing and details surrounding their resignation (see [template id="41"]template letter[/template]). This may include notice period, return of property, leaving dates, payments, holiday etc.

The contract of employment should stipulate how much notice the employee is due to give. The contract should also have options for the Company to consider, e.g. does the Company wish the employee to work their notice or will they make a payment in lieu...

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In the majority of cases the employment relationship is ended when the employee gives notice - i.e. they tender their resignation. Here are some general areas to consider when an employee resigns.

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