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Promotion announcement script

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Our Promotion Announcement Script template effectively communicates employee promotions, celebrating achievements and fostering a culture of recognition and growth.

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What is a Promotion announcement script?

An promotion announcement informs the workforce of an employee's promotion within an organisation. The announcement typically includes details about the employee's new position and job responsibilities.

The purpose of an announcement about a promotion is to celebrate the employee's achievements, recognise their hard work and dedication, and demonstrate the company's commitment to employee development and advancement. It is also a way to build morale, boost job satisfaction, and reinforce the company's values and culture.

The announcement may be made in various forms, including a letter, email, or company-wide memo. It should be clear, concise, and professional, and include all relevant details about the promotion. In addition, the announcement should express congratulations to the employee and acknowledge their contributions to the organisation.

Overall, an announcement about a promotion is an important communication that celebrates an employee's accomplishments and sets them on a path towards continued success within the company.

Best practice timescale for this to be issued
When should this script be issued?
As and when required
Issued by who, to whom
Who should issue this script, and to whom?
The Employer (you) to the Company (you)
Applicable legal jurisdictions
In which jurisdictions can this script be used?
Great Britain & NI (United Kingdom), Worldwide

What legislation and best practice guidelines have been taken into account in the development of this template?

United Kingdom

There are several key employment laws that should be considered. These include:

  1. Equality Act: Under the Equality Act 2010, it is illegal to discriminate against employees on the basis of their age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, or sexual orientation. Employers must ensure that they promote employees based on their skills, experience, and performance, and not on any of these protected characteristics.
  2. Employment Contracts: Employers should review the employment contract of the employee being promoted to ensure that it includes any changes to their job title, duties, and salary. If the promotion involves a significant change in the employee's role, it may require a new employment contract to be signed.
  3. Notice Period: Employers should also consider the employee's notice period and ensure that they provide sufficient notice of the promotion to allow the employee to give their current employer the required notice.
  4. Data Protection: Employers must ensure that they comply with data protection laws when announcing a promotion. This includes obtaining the employee's consent to share their personal data and ensuring that any personal data shared is accurate and up to date.
  5. Communication: Employers should communicate the promotion clearly and effectively to all relevant parties, including the employee being promoted, their line manager, and any other relevant colleagues. The communication should include details of the promotion, such as the new job title, salary, and start date, as well as any changes to the employee's job duties and responsibilities.

Other territories

Consult your jurisdiction's employment legislation or labor laws to ensure compliance with the template. Review the language for local precision.

Promotion announcement Script [Delete this line]

I am thrilled to announce that [employee name] has been promoted to [position title] within our company. This is a well-deserved promotion that recognises [employee name]'s hard work, dedication, and exceptional contributions to our team.

As [position title], [employee name] will have new responsibilities and challenges, including [brief description of new job duties]. We have no doubt that they will rise to the occasion and excel in their new role, as they have consistently demonstrated their skills and expertise in their previous position.

Please join me in congratulating [employee name] on their well-deserved promotion. We are proud to have [employee name] as a valuable member of our team, and we look forward to their continued success and contributions to our company.

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