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Intended unauthorised absence letter template

Reviewed 30 October 2021

Where an employee has requested annual or other special unpaid leave, has had their request properly declined for legitimate business reasons but has stated that they intend to take the period of leave anyway, we recommend the following letter be issued to the employee before the period of intended unauthorised absence begins

Intended unauthorised absence

[Sender name]

[Sender address]


[Recipient name]

[Recipient address]

Dear [Recipient first name],

Intended unauthorised absence

As you know, you requested [annual/special unpaid] leave from [date] to [date].  You will be aware that the Company declined your request because [give reasons].

It has now come to our attention that you have indicated to [name(s)] that you intend to take leave anyway between the above dates, regardless of the fact that this has clearly not bee

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