Working notice policy template

£ 20

This model policy outlines the usual arrangements for working a notice period, for an employee who is leaving the company.

This policy has three parts: an 'overview' that explains what it's about, 'scope' which details who it applies to, and 'general principles' that list the main rules it follows.

Why this policy is necessary

The purpose of this Working notice policy template is to provide you with a flexible and customisable document to serve as a robust and effective starting point for you.

By using our Working notice policy template, you can streamline your process, maintain consistency and accuracy, and save time, and it can be easily adapted to fit your specific scenario.

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Word count / length
201 words, 1 page A4
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Date last reviewed
1 June 2024
working notice policy template

Working notice

Overview

This policy outlines the usual arrangements for working a notice period, for an employee who is leaving the company.

Scope

This policy is applicable to all employees of [company name].

General principles

In all cases the Company reserves the right to enforce your full notice period. Your full remaining annual leave entitlement should be taken during your notice period in agreement with your line manager. Exceptionally, if this is not possible, your manager may agree to make a payment in lieu of this. If you leave any day other than the last working day of that month, that month will not count for annual leave purposes.

If you resign and are in possession of Company property (including computer files), you should make your manager aware of these, and arrange how they will be handed back to the Company. You remain bound by the confidentiality arrangements outlined in your contract of employment during this period.

In exceptional circumstances, if deemed appropriate and as an alternative to working your notice, the Company reserves the right either to transfer you to other suitable duties during your notice period or to require you to accept payment in lieu of any entitlement to notice.

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This policy [does not] form[s] part of your terms and conditions of employment.

Version: [1.0]

Issue date: [date]

Author: [name, job title]

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