Hi, I would say it is probably best to try and deal with this head on first and see if this will result in anything before resigning. The issue with resigning is that even though he may hand his notice in now, until that expires the employer can still proceed with any disciplinary action against him so it could still end up in a dismissal before his notice has come to an end and the reason for termination would be dismissal, not resignation.
It is a good idea for him to try and discuss a review or to at least6 be given some time to try and fix these issues rather than going straight for a dismissal. Whilst the employer can go for a disciplinary straight away without giving him the opportunity to improve first, when it comes to dismissal this should only be seen as a last resort so for example they should be looking at a warning now, with a timeframe to resolve the issues and look at dismissal only if this has not happened down the line.
Or it could also be that some sort of agreement is reached with the employer where they allow him to leave and they agree not to pursue any disciplinary action against him and as part of that he could also try and agree some sort of reference with them, although all of this can only happen with the employer’s consent.
Hope this clarifies your position? If you could please let me know that would be great, thank you
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