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What notice period should be given in a contract?
If an employee is dismissed he or she is entitled to be given notice in accordance
with the provisions in the Employment Rights Act 1996, or in accordance with the
notice provisions in his or her contract - whichever is greater. Failure to
serve the correct notice period will constitute a breach of contract, known as a
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