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Leave of absence for sabbatical letter

If you are going on a sabbatical, use this sample sabbatical letter as a template for your formal notification.

Tony Gaudini

54 Harris St
Tatesville VIC 3089
Tel: 0400 000 000



John Newman

Marketing Director
Colfax Pty Ltd
453 Smithson Rd
Brimble VIC 3091


Dear Mr Newman

Please accept this letter as formal notification of the commencement of my sabbatical, from 1 May 2014. My return date will be 1 November 2014. As per my employment contract, I am giving one month’s notice and I will do my utmost to ensure a smooth handover and completion of all outstanding projects.

Besides having time to spend with my family, I am looking forward to this opportunity to pursue my creative projects. I am also looking forward to returning in November with renewed inspiration and energy.

Thank you for your support. Please do not hesitate contact me if you require further information.

Yours sincerely

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Tony Gaudini

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