Giving Notice Of Termination To Employees During FurloughPosted in : Essential Guide to Employment Contracts on 27 July 2020
1. What notice do employers generally have to give?
The requirement to give notice is often set out in the employment contract and it is likely to amount to a breach of contract if the required notice is not given. Where there is no employment contract, or no term regarding notice in the contract, there will be an implied term to give reasonable notice. What constitutes reasonable notice will depend on the particular facts of the case, including the parties’ contractual intentions.
Employers also have a statutory obligation to give notice, which is known as the statutory minimum notice period. Employees with continuous employment of at least 1 month but
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