Example Resignation Letter Template

If you are soon to be handing your notice in or thinking about it and want an idea of what you should include in your resignation letter then keep reading for an example letter template you can use and act as a guide.

When writing a resignation letter you need to include certain criteria including the date you are resigning, when is your last day and depending on the circumstances maybe allow the courtesy of explaining why you are resigning. You also need clarification that your final monies and P45 will be forwarded to you in due course.

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Please see below template which you can adapt to your specific role and circumstances.

Example Resignation Letter Template

Dear Sir/Madam, or by name (if you know it) or To Whom it May Concern,

I would like to tender my resignation for the position of (name of position/job title).

In accordance with my terms and conditions, I will be giving you (how much notice – see what it says in your contract of employment) and my last working day will be (work this out from your notice period).

I have enjoyed my time working for (name of company) and feel that I have learnt some valuable tools of work and feel that I have also brought some good experiences to the company. I now feel that it is time for me to move on and continue my career path in a different environment.

I would like to thank you for the opportunity and to wish you all well for the future.

Please could you forward my final monies and P45 to my above address (ensuring you have laid out your letter with your address above). I understand that my final monies will include any work done in my last month and any holiday pay that I am due.

Thank you again. Best Wishes.

Yours sincerely


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