Employment can end for many different reasons. An employee may resign or they could be dismissed by their employer.

However the employment relationship ends, it’s important to follow the rules about ending employment, notice and final pay.

There are also different rights and obligations when a job is made redundant or when a business becomes bankrupt.

Test your knowledge on ending employment in the termination section of our Workplace Basics quiz.

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For a quick overview, watch our short Ending employment external-icon.png video to understand how employment ends, as well as when and how much notice needs to be given.

For information about what to do if you’ve been made redundant or are looking for a new job, visit What’s Next? on the Department of Education, Skills and Employment website external-icon.png.


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