An incident occurred inn October 2012. My employer demanded to see me outside of working hours. in front of witnesses, in a public car park he threatened me and using a torrent of foul language that I resign which I refused to do. My employer runs a site security company and he told me he never wanted to see me on any of his sites again. He claimed to have a tape recording of me undermining his company and threatening to report him for breaches of health and safety regulations.
I followed the company's Grievance Procedure. I met with a member of the company (the wages clerk) who told me she was merely gathering facts and a formal committee would consider my grievance. Subequently I received a letter from her informing me that she had decided my grievance was unfounded. I appealed this decision and had a second meeting with the company's legal adviser would partially upheld my grievance. I have yet to know details of what was and was not upheld. The company offered me £1500 on a without prejudice basis. I accepted the offer in principle but asked them to consider a further £600 as a payment in lieu of notice. This was rejected. I resigned to claim constructive dismissal. My claim would have comprised arrears of pay (I have been out of work since the October incident [I was not formally suspended merely told not to report for work at the confrontation in October]), payment in lieu of notice and redundancy. I resigned with immediate effect on Saturday 12 January and (incommon with all employees) received a letter on Tuesday 15 advising me that an Insolvency Practioner had been appointed.