Zero-hour contract resignation letters(5 samples)

This blog post will show you samples of “Zero-hour contract resignation letters.”

Writing a “Zero-hour contract resignation letter.”

When writing a “Zero-hour resignation letter,” these are some of the things that you need to keep in mind.

  • A Zero Hour Contract gives you the right to leave without notice as you have no obligation to accept the work offered.
  • It is best to write a letter of resignation, and either hand it to your manager or the HR manager.
  • The resignation letter should contain your request to resign, the last working day, the reason for quitting and your signature.
  • Thank your employer for the position and the opportunities you have enjoyed during your work period.
  • Ensure you proofread your letter before sending it to your employer. You can send the letter to your family and friend to check for grammatical errors.

Sample 1:

“Sheryl Lau

123 Main Street

Anytown, CA 12345


September 15, 2021

Florence Lee

Business Development Manager

ACME Consultants

123 Business Rd.

Business City, NY 54321

Dear Ms. Lee:

I regret to inform you that I am resigning from my position here immediately as a Business Development Consultant for personal reasons. My last day will be tomorrow. I know this is unexpected, but I am happy to assist you in the replacement process to help alleviate the transition.

I cannot thank you enough for the opportunities this company has provided me. Working here for the last five years has been incredibly instrumental in my personal growth, and I will never forget the colleagues and friends I have made here.

I will miss both the customers and the company alike very much.

If there is anything I can do to help make this transition easier, please let me know. I do not intend to inconvenience you with this news, and I hope you will accept my most sincere apologies for making September 16th my final day here.

If necessary, I can be available for phone and email inquiries from home on a limited basis for the weeks following my departure date.

Thank you so much for your understanding in this matter. I have loved my job, and I will look back on my time here with wonderful memories.


Signature (hard copy letter)

Sheryl Lau”

Sample 2:

“Dear Mr Canvanaugh,

I regret to inform you that I am resigning from my position as a customer service representative for Embassy International, effective Tuesday, August 14. I apologize for not being able to give a notice, but it will be necessary for me to leave before then. I will do my best to get as much of my work done in the meantime so the next employee will have a smooth transition.

Thank you so much for the time I’ve spent at this job. Embassy International continues to be an excellent and supportive company, and I will miss working here very much.


Ben Riley


Sample 3:

“Dear Mr Anderson,

I enjoy the work we do at this firm, and I believe that insurance defence plays an important role in protecting the integrity of the industry for everyone. Unfortunately, my health has to come first, and that means I need to tender my resignation.

I do not make this choice lightly, but after consultation with my doctor and a second opinion that said the same thing, I find I have to do so. The long hours and demanding reading schedule simply put too much strain on my migraines at this time, and the acceleration of their intensity and duration has come to prevent me from doing my duties.

I, Tillie Piper, resign from my position as a third-year associate in the Anderson & Larsen firm, effective immediately.

I want to express my heartfelt thanks for your mentorship over the past two and a half years, and I regret the necessity of this decision. Unfortunately, when it comes to long-lasting health concerns with far-reaching implications, one faces no choice but to bow to the needs of the body. I hope to be able to find a work/life balance that allows me to practice law again, but first I need to focus on recovery.

Thank you for the time we have spent together.


Tillie Piper”

Sample 4:

“Keyla Gallegos


City, State, Zip Code

Hanson Reginald

Manager, Company Name

Dear. Mr Reginald,

This letter is to inform you that I will be resigning my position from Post Upton Corporation immediately due to stress. 

I am very saddened by this as I enjoyed my job, the people I worked with and the company I worked for. You and the management staff had made my tasks enjoyable, for the most part. Please understand that this is a general sort of stress that is not attributed specifically to my job. For the company’s education and files, I have included a copy of a note from my doctor regarding my condition.

If you need my input on certain daily tasks, please feel free to call me at home. But I would ask that you limit the calls to allow me to rest. You can reach me at 000-000-0000 or email me at Please pass along my best wishes and thoughts to everyone at the company.

Sincerely Yours,

Keyla Gallegos”

Sample 5:

“Jennifer Rodriguez

123 Main Street

Anytown, CA 12345


April 21, 2021

Jackson Lee


ABCD Company

123 Business Rd.

Business City, NY 54321

Dear Mr Lee:

Please accept this letter as notification that I am resigning from my position with ABCD Company on September 15. I apologize for not being able to provide two weeks’ notice. I regret that, due to circumstances beyond my control, I need to resign immediately.

Please let me know what the process will be for receiving my last paycheck and remaining benefits. I am happy to collect the paycheck through Human Resources, or you could have them mail it to my home address.

Thank you so much for the support that you have provided me during my tenure with the company. I greatly appreciate your years of guidance.


Jennifer Rodriguez (signature hard copy letter)

Jennifer Rodriguez”

Frequently Asked Questions:

Can you resign without notice?

Yes. If you have a zero-hour contract, you can resign without giving notice. Your employer can also terminate your employment without notice.

Is it better to quit or be fired?

It is better to quit than to be fired. Being fired may affect your future chances of you getting employed in the company. However, if you wish to gather unemployment benefits being fired is the best option.

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