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Signed a contract to start a new job- can I back out before starting?

  • 27-07-2022 7:37pm
    Registered Users Posts: 1,585 ✭✭✭


    ive signed a contract to start a new job and handed in my notice with my current employer.

    However I’ve changed mind, can I back out before the contract starts?


  • Posts: 0 [Deleted User]

    As regards new job You can do as you please.......but advise them ASAP & be as conciliatory as possible..... this isn't N Korea .

    I assume you've reached a deal with currant employer re remuneration/ terms???

  • Registered Users Posts: 1,585 ✭✭✭redman

    Thanks Ken, appreciate that. Reason is I’ve just learnt they’ve layed off a lot of staff inc people I was due to work with. Thus very concerned now what I would be joining and that they haven’t told me what’s been going on.

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  • Posts: 0 [Deleted User]

    In that case they'll hardly be surprised at your ' thanks but no' reply. No point in signing on to a sinking ship

  • Registered Users Posts: 25,101 ✭✭✭✭Mrs OBumble

    Of course you can. They won't hesitate to to the same to you if if suits them.