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Response to reference request letter template

This is a standard letter to return to an employer who has requested a reference for an ex-employee.

Use this is your policy is to issue standard simple references.


Response to reference request

[Sender name]

[Sender address]


[Recipient name]

[Recipient address]

Dear [Recipient first name],

Reference for [name][, [NI number (if known)]

Further to your request, I can confirm the following:

[name] was employed from [start date] to [end date]. [His | Her] appointment was that of [job title]. [His | Her] salary upon leaving was £[salary] per annum [pro-rata].

We would [not] re-employ this person.

If I can be of any further assistance, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Note: This company has a policy of issuing brief,

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- Termination documents

Last update

2 April 2021


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