Employee letters

As an employee in the UK, you're protected by a variety of employment rights. Make sure you assert these rights to the full by using professionally prepared letters when corresponding with your employer requires a more formal approach.

There are various times in the course of your employment when you might need to send an official letter to your employer. Since the right to request flexible working was extended to all employees in 2014, this is a good example of a situation which requires formal communication. Although your employer may provide you with a disciplinary and grievance process, it's always a good idea to use a professionally prepared letter to raise a grievance. If your grievance is not resolved, or you feel that any employer decision is unfair, you may decide to submit a notice of appeal. Finally, when it comes to resigning from your position, doing so with a professionally written letter can help ensure that you leave on good terms.