Employment Lawyers Can Answer Your Employment Law Questions
Hello, I’m Ben, a UK lawyer and will be dealing with your case today. I may also need to ask some questions to determine the legal position.
How long have you worked there for?
What are you ideally hoping for?
Thank you. I will get back to you with my answer as soon as I can, which will be at some point today. The system will notify you when this happens. Please do not reply in the meantime as this may unnecessarily delay my response. Many thanks.
Many thanks for your patience. One thing you must consider is that you cannot force the employer to place you on garden leave and in the end that decision is entirely up to them. You can of course continue negotiating over this and perhaps even make it clear that you will potentially consider a claim in the Employment Tribunal for constructive dismissal for being forced to leave because of what happened and that may potentially prompt them to consider settlement rather than having to deal with a claim. There is however no guarantee that would happen and all you can do is keep trying until you hopefully get the outcome you were hoping for.
Does this answer your query?
Yes it can do, especially if your contract did not contain any clause or provision allowing for a change of duties or area like that. Does this clarify things a bit more for you?