• Resignation

    When an employee wants to stop working for their employer, they need to formally let them know, and give them the right amount of notice.

  • Retirement

    When an employee retires, the process is generally the same as when they resign. An employer cannot force an employee to retire, except in specific circumstances.

  • Giving notice

    To end an employment relationship either the employer or the employee must let the other know in advance.

  • Redundancy

    An employer must follow a fair and proper process before an employee is made redundant.

  • Dismissal

    An employer can dismiss an employee for a variety of reasons – such as misconduct, poor performance, or redundancy – but must follow a fair and proper process.

  • Constructive dismissal

    If an employee feels they have no choice but to resign, it could be considered ‘constructive dismissal’ and grounds for raising a personal grievance claim against the employer.

  • Health issues

    Medical incapacity is when an employee is no longer able to do their job due to illness or injury, it can be a challenging time for both employees and employers.

  • Abandonment of employment

    If an employee is absent from work for an extended period without explanation, they may be considered to have abandoned their employment.

  • On or after last day of employment

    The employer and employee both have tasks to complete on the last day of employment.