Announcement to employees about a colleague leaving script template

£ 15

Our Announcement of Colleague's Departure Script template sensitively communicates a colleague's departure, expressing appreciation and encouraging a positive farewell.

What is this script for?

A message to employees about a colleague leaving script can be used after a termination or a resignation, and serves several purposes:

  1. Communicating important information: The script informs employees about the departure of a colleague and provides details such as the reason for leaving, the last day of work, and any pertinent information about the transition.

  2. Acknowledging the departing colleague: The script should also express gratitude for the colleague's contributions to the organisation and wish them well in their future endeavours. This can help to maintain positive relationships and goodwill between the organisation and the departing employee.

  3. Providing support to employees: A departure can be an emotional time for employees who are left behind. The script can provide reassurance that the organisation is committed to supporting employees through the transition and that the departure of the colleague does not reflect any negative actions or decisions on the part of the organisation.

  4. Maintaining professionalism: By providing a script, the organisation can ensure that the message is consistent and professional, which can help to avoid any misunderstandings or miscommunications that could arise if individual managers or employees were left to communicate the news in their own way.

Overall, a message to employees about a colleague leaving script is an important communication tool that can help to manage the impact of a departure on the organisation and its employees.


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Time to read / prep / use
5 mins
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Word count / length
92 words, 1 page A4
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Date last reviewed
1 June 2024
announcement to employees about a colleague leaving script template

Announcement to employees about a colleague leaving


Farewell to [Name]

I am writing to let you know that [Name] has left the business today. We want to thank [him | her | them] for [his | her | their] contribution to [Company] over the past few [years | months | weeks], and we wish [him | her | them] all the best in her future endeavours.

We understand that this news may come as a surprise to some of you, and you may have questions or concerns. If you need any further information, please do not hesitate to reach out to [Name].

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