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Im about to leave my current work place, can I be done for

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im about to leave my current work place, can I be done for fraud if I lie about my reasons for leaving?
JA: Where are you? It matters because laws vary by location.
Customer: London Uk
JA: What steps have you taken so far?
Customer: Resigned, my last day is next tuesday
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Customer: nothing else
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Hello, I’m Ben. It’s my pleasure to assist you today. I may also ask for some preliminary information to help me determine the legal position.

How will the reasons for leaving affect your employer? Please note this is not always an instant service and I may
not be able to reply immediately. However, rest assured that I am dealing with
your question and will get back to you as soon as I can. Thanks

Customer: replied 8 days ago.
I also have a few questions regarding non competion clauses
Customer: replied 8 days ago.
I have stated that I leaving to take care of my father, which in part I am, but I am also leaving because I am unhappy

Many thanks for your patience, I am pleased to be able to
continue assisting with your query now. First of all, I am sorry to hear about
this situation and any associated issues.

You cannot realistically be done for fraud by not giving the
employer the actual reasons for you leaving their employment.

First of all, there is no legal obligation on you to do so and
it is entirely up to you whether you provide any reasons for leaving in the
first place.

Secondly, even if you gave them incorrect reasons for
leaving, that does not cause any losses to them, and neither do you gain anything
as a result. You can leave anyway, as long as you follow the resignation procedure
expected of you and what reasons you use are irrelevant and have no impact on
you or the employer. Therefore, there cannot be a realistic possibility of any
claim being made against you if you do not tell them the actual reasons for leaving.

Hopefully, I have answered your query in a way that is simple and easy to understand. If anything remains unclear, I will be more than happy to clarify it for you. In the meantime, thank you once again for using our services.

Customer: replied 8 days ago.
you have done, thank you!

You are most welcome. If you have any further questions
about this, please do not hesitate to get back to me and I will be happy to
help. All the best

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