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Overview of the Resignation letter

Resign from your job on good terms by writing a professional resignation letter. Whether you have received a new job offer or want to resign for personal reasons leave your current job in the right way by submitting a letter of resignation. This letter allows you to specify your notice period and to give reasons for your resignation, if you want to.

 

Use this resignation letter:

  • to resign to take up a new job
  • to resign for personal reasons, such as spending more time with family (separate to parental leave)
  • to resign for any reason not connected to problems at work

This letter of resignation covers:

  • the effective date of resignation
  • full details of yourself and your employer
  • the amount of time you have spent in your job
  • the reasons for leaving your job (optional)

A resignation letter is a letter to resign from your job. This letter allows you to to specify your notice period and to give reasons for your resignation (optional).

You will need to use a resignation letter when you want to resign from your job to take up a new job. You can also use this letter to resign for personal reasons or any other reason not connected to problems at work.

Your notice period will be specified in your employment contract or offer letter. It is important to hand in a resignation letter on the date that corresponds to the notice period. If possible, deliver the letter by hand so the date is the actual date of receipt.

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  • if you want to resign due to a problem at work (such as discrimination or bullying)
  • if you are a director or have any shares in the company you wish to leave
  • when there are any complicated issues which you need to resolve before leaving your job
  • Other names for Resignation letter

    Letter of resignation and Employment resignation letter.