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Responding to a letter of resignation

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Last updated on 29 September 2016
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Must we respond to a teacher's letter of resignation? We look at whether this is a requirement, and set out the procedure that an employer must follow after receiving an employee's resignation. We also link to examples of letters that acknowledge resignations.

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  1. 1 No requirement to respond to a resignation letter in writing
  2. 2 Statutory procedure for handling staff resignations
  3. 3 Acknowledging a resignation: examples of letters
  4. 4 Advice from ASCL on handling staff resignations

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