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Thanks for your patience. You are correct that you cannot claim for constructive dismissal as you need to have been employed continuously by them for at least 2 years, so you do not qualify. In effect they could very simply give you notice of termination and send you on your way, without having to think too much about the reasons for this or following a fair procedure.
In general, this would have likely amounted to a redundancy situation, but again as you do not have 2 years’ service you get no redundancy rights, such as redundancy pay or protection against unfair selection or procedure.
If they have made up their mind that your role will no longer be required and you do not think there is anything else suitable available for you to do, I would push them to terminate your employment and pay you in lieu of notice for the notice period due. This would at least give you the benefit of having a year’s pay as a lump sum and allow you to seek a new job, without the uncertainty or fear of being left with no income.
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