Contractual notice is 3 months. An employee gives 2 weeks' notice. What actions can the employer take?Posted in : First Tuesday Q&A NI on 6 May 2014
The requirement to give notice is generally set out as an express term in the contract of employment, as appears to be the case here. A failure to give the required notice by either party is likely to constitute a breach of contract.
There are numerous options available to an employer when the employee gives less than the required period of notice as set out below:
1. Waiver of Right to Receive Notice
There is nothing to prevent an employer from waiving their right to receive due notice of termination on any occasion. This means that an employer who is entitled by contract or by statute to receive a notice of termination of a particular length may agree to accept a shorter period of notice,
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