Resignation

Ashok KananiEditor's message: Employees are entitled to resign by giving their employer notice. There are a number of steps that employers should take when an employee resigns, including:

  • checking the employee’s contractual obligations, for example notice period and any restrictive covenants;
  • accepting the resignation in writing confirming the termination date based on the full notice period; and
  • deciding the arrangements for a replacement and the announcement of the employee's departure.

If you need practical help working through the steps that an employer should consider when an employee resigns, you may find our interactive Liveflo workflow useful:

Ashok Kanani, employment law editor

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