Resignation and employment termination

Employment termination, regardless of which parties gives notice, is a matter that needs to be handled with sensitivity. This section contains letter templates and agreements that should help you handle resignation and termination with confidence.


    Letter to employee: termination of employment after working notice period

    Letter to an employee once the employee has worked for the notice period. It confirms their dismissal and the last date of employment.

    Redundancy confirmation letter

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    Letter to provide an employee with written notice of termination due to redundancy. Provisions to add your own relevant and unique reasons. This template letter comes with full guidance on how to do this so that you comply with relevant legislation.

    Settlement agreement

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    This agreement includes the legal provisions to qualify a compromise agreement so as to prevent a later claim before the court. It is drawn primarily with a view to settling a claim by a more expensive employee. The agreement can however, be used with the same effect for a case involving a more junior staff member.

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    A good precedent/template for settlement agreements. Adaptable to multiple situations plus good explanatory notes which help customisation.
    Andrew Freeman
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    Was worried document would not be relevant to NZ law requirements
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