Hello, my name is Ben and it is my pleasure to assist you with your question today. What do you actually wish to achieve in this situation?
clearing my name
and just to see if they have followed the correct procedure
If you have been continuously employed at your place of work for less than 2 years then your employment rights will be somewhat limited. Most importantly, you will not be protected against unfair dismissal or constructive dismissal. This means that your employer can dismiss you or force you to resign for more or less any reason, and without following a fair procedure, as long as their decision is not based on discriminatory grounds (i.e. because of gender, race, religion, age, a disability, sexual orientation, etc.) or because you were trying to assert any of your statutory rights (e.g. requesting maternity/paternity leave, etc.). In the event that the reason for dismissal fell within these categories, then the dismissal will either be automatically unfair, or there will be a potential discrimination claim.
However as I do not see any discriminatory factors at play here, I also do not see any grounds on which you can take this any further. No fair procedure needs to be followed by the employer in the circumstances and once you have resigned the only potential claim you could make is for constructive dismissal, which you cannot make due to your length of service.
Whilst the employer does not have to provide you with a reference in the future, if they do they must ensure that any reference is factually correct and truthful. If the contents are misleading or untrue then that could be a separate claim for negligence but that is a separate matter that may arise in the future.
I am just due in a meeting now so please let me know if you have any further questions in relation to this and I will gladly help as soon as I am back, thanks
I hope this has answered your query and would be grateful if you could please take a second to leave a positive rating - your question will not close and I can continue providing further advice if necessary. Thank you