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Private and Confidential
Dear [add name],
Further to our meeting on [add date], when you appealed against either [your dismissal] or [the decision to [state action short of dismissal]], I write to confirm my decision. You [were accompanied at the meeting by [add name]] or [chose not to be accompanied at the meeting].
I have given careful consideration to the points you raised and decided that
[the decision made by [add name] to either [dismiss you] or [state action short of dismissal] stands. [State reasons for decision]
[the decision made by [add name] to either [dismiss you] or [state action short of dismissal] is revoked. [State reasons for decision and specify any alternative course of action and the effective date].
In line with Company procedures, you have now exercised your right of appeal and this decision is final.