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What is the best way to quit a job while avoiding any legal repercussions?
Long story short I am at breaking point. I need to leave my job with immediate effect but how can avoid any court proceedings re contract breach? I am bound by 4 weeks notice but I just cannot do it. Thanks in advance πŸ˜”πŸ˜”

Anonymous

15th March 2022

Top Answer
NQ: Depends if a notice period is outlined in your contract. You can hand your notice in + discuss with HR to negotiate how much time you could reduce thos by. If you have holiday left, might be ideal to raise this with them, that you take your leave. However, walking out, could reflect negatively on you.

Betty Malinsky

15th March 2022

NQ If things are that bad, is it worth speaking to your doctor and asking if they will sign you off? How suitable that is for you will depend on your sickness pay policy etc but it’s one option.

Eliseo Mitchell

15th March 2022

Does anyone know how much holiday I would have accrued roughly. 23days starting 1st April. I want to know if I have accrued enough to use some for notice. I have 13 days left.

Anonymous

15th March 2022

HR manager - Depends on your reason for leaving and position. Often to pursue breach of contract claims isn't worth it to the company if costs likely to outweighs gain.

Craig Banks

15th March 2022

Ex-employer. It is highly unlikely that the employer will take you to court- it's just too expensive, time consuming and take too long to get to Court.

Claudia Matlock

15th March 2022

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