As far as I am aware I am suspended awaiting an outcome on the allegation.
I am on a supply contract with an agency, so they have no obligation to find me work, but up until now have averaged between 2-5 days per week.
Being placed on suspension is not an automatic assumption of guilt and does not amount to disciplinary action. It is there to be used as a precautionary measure whilst an employer investigates any allegations against the employee. Reasons for suspending could be in the case of gross misconduct, breakdown of relationship, risk to an employer's property, their clients or other employees, to preserve evidence or ensure it is not tampered with, avoid potential witnesses being pressured or intimidated, etc.
During the period of suspension the employer should conduct a reasonable investigation into the allegations against the employee. If the investigation gathers enough evidence to justify the taking disciplinary action that could be the next step. In that case the employee has the right to be informed in advance of the allegations against them and be given the opportunity to prepare for the hearing.
On the other hand, if the investigation does not find enough evidence to justify a disciplinary, the employer should terminate the suspension immediately and allow the employee to return to work as normal.
The issue in your case is that as an agency worker you are not protected against unfair dismissal so you can be removed from your job at any time for no apparent reason, even if it is based on false allegations. Agency workers have no guaranteed employment and are used on an as-needed basis and they can be removed at any time. They could find you other work with a different employer but there is no guarantee of that and only they know what their intentions are from now on. It is really a matter of time seeing where they take this and what they do with you. However, there is absolutely nothing topping you from writing to them and setting out your side of the story protesting your innocence. You may also contact them to chase up on the progress of this matter and see how they are getting along and what their initial intentions are.
I hope this clarifies your position? If you could please quickly let me know that would be great, as it is important for us to keep track of customer satisfaction. Thank you
Thank you for your advice.
you are most welcome, all the best