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Assistant: How can I help? i have a simple legal question

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Assistant: Hello. How can I help?
Customer: i have a simple legal question
Assistant: Was this discussed with a manager or HR? Or with a lawyer?
Customer: If I have signed an employment contract with 3 years term and only able to resign once the 3 year term is up. Can I resign earlier? I was advised by ACAS that I can give the statutory notice period of 1 week
Assistant: What is your employment status? Are you an employee, freelancer, consultant or contractor? Do you belong to a union?
Customer: Employed on a permanent basis with a financial services firm
Assistant: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: No

Hello my name is***** am a solicitor and I am happy to help you today. Is the employer likely to suffer a financial loss if you resign during the term?

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
No

In that case I agree with ACAS give a weeks notice as "reasonable notice" the employer can't take action against you in breach of contract if they don't suffer a financial loss as a result of your resignation.

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