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I am currently in my consultation period for redundancy.

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Hi. I am currently in my consultation period for redundancy. This will end at the end of April and it will be followed by 3 months notice period. In case I find a job before the end of the consultation period but wish to start the new job after the end of the notice period, I would like to know if I present my dismissal at the end of the consultation period, will I still get the 3 months of notice period? thanks

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Customer reply replied 26 days ago
1 year and 3 months at the end of consultation period and 1 year and 6 months at the end of notice period

Why do you need to tell the employer about the new job if it would start after the end of the notice period?

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Customer reply replied 26 days ago
Because I would prefer to leave the business than being made redundant for reputation

Ok understood. If your contract states 3 months notice either way then there won't be a problem for you to do this and still be paid/ obliged to work the notice period.

I would therefore check your contract before doing this.

If the contract period is less from you than from them (unlikely) then you might end up with a shorter notice period. However this would be fairly unusual.

If you have any further questions please do as.

If I have answered your question I would be grateful if you would take the time to rate my answer. Thank you and all the best with your new job.

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