He will not eat his words: Worker quits by baking a cake and writing resignation letter in ICING

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Chris Holmes, a Border Agency employee stunned his bosses with bizarre resignation letter iced on to a cake.

Chris , who worked at Stansted Airport, tweeted a picture of the note to resign from his job and pursue his dream to run a bakery business.

Mr Homes said: ‘I handed in the cake in person to the duty manager. I think he was pleasantly surprised.

‘It was a passion cake – a carrot cake made with coconut, pecans, sultanas and orange buttercream.

‘I wish the organisation and my colleagues the best for the future .

’The picture of the ‘resignation cake’ came to light when it was tweeted by his relative Stuart Jackson.

He tweeted: ‘So, my brother-in-law has resigned from his 9-to-5 job in spectacular fashion. Jerry Maguire meets Masterchef.’

Bill Form, Border Force Assistant Director at Stansted, said: ‘Chris handed in the cake, along with a more formal letter, yesterday. He leaves with our very best wishes and we wish him well for the future.
‘IT IS IMPORTANT TO SPEND MY TIME DOING SOMETHING THAT MAKES ME HAPPY’: THE CAKE RESIGNATION TEXT IN FULL

To The Management,
Border Force, Stansted:

Today is my 31st birthday, and having recently become a father I now realise have precious life is and how important it is to spend my time doing something that makes me, and other people, happy.

For that reason I hereby give notice of my resignation, in order that I may devote my time and energy to my family, and to my cake business which has grown steadily over the past few years.

I wish the organisation and my colleagues the best for the future and I remind you that, if you enjoy this cake, you can order more at www.mrcake.co.uk

Sincerely,
Chris Holmes
(Mr Cake)

 

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