How To Write a Resignation Email UK

How To Write a Resignation Email UK

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With the world pretty much in a global recession, it might not be the best time to resign and hand in your notice.

Bbut sometimes you’ve just got to move on (here are some pre-hand in notice checkpoints before you do!).

And it’s almost always better to hand your notice in person, and then follow up with a formal written communication for your employment file.

How To Write a Resignation Email UK

However, society has moved on to a quicker pace and also circumstances can be such that you need to send immediately or possibly your company policy requires immediate confirmation so we’ve included below a nice sample example for you to take and adapt.


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Dear [direct manager’s name],

My apologies for notifying you by email; however, as you know, circumstances are such that on (insert the date when you will cease attending the office) I won’t be coming into the office and I wanted to inform you asap.

Please accept this email as my written end of employment notice from the position of [job title] at [insert company name].

Under the terms of my employment contract, my notice period is [x days/weeks/months], so my last day of work will be [insert date].

Please let me know what to expect as far as my final work schedule, accrued holiday leave and employee benefits.


Resignation Email UK Example


I have enjoyed working here and would like to say thank you for the opportunities I’ve been given to work on (insert project/role/challenge) and I have kept a record of outstanding tasks here (insert google / shared drive address) to make my handover go as smoothly as possible

If there is anything I can do to make the transition easier, please let me know.

Yours sincerely.

[Insert your name]

That’s it! Simple!

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