Terminating employment - notice periods and pay

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An employment contract can be terminated at any time by either party, it could be a resignation or dismissal, redundancy or retirement. For a notice to be effective it should be in writing and specify the date of termination.

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Acas is often asked to work with organisations to understand options and alternatives and employer responsibilities when it comes to the process of terminating employment. Find out how we can help Redundancy and notice: how Acas can help