Should other provisions within my contract continue to be honoured during the notice period?

Yes, all your contractual provisions will apply if you are working through your notice period under normal working conditions.

Your employer may be able to require you to take any unused holiday while working through your notice. Your employment contract may say something about this. If there is nothing in your contract, your employer can still make you take holiday during your notice period, but they must give you at least twice as much advance notice as the amount of holiday they want you to take.

If you get a payment in lieu of notice instead of being made to work your notice, what you are paid, in addition to your basic wages, will depend on your contract of employment.

Benefits and payments which are in addition to your basic pay – such as the use of a company vehicle to do your job – may not apply if you are not required to work through your notice period.

Note: This content is provided as general background information and should not be taken as legal advice or financial advice for your particular situation. Make sure to get individual advice on your case from your union, a source on our free help page or an independent financial advisor before taking any action.

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