Employment Lawyers Can Answer Your Employment Law Questions
Thank you for your enquiry. My name is ***** ***** I am a Solicitor. As you have indicated that you are an employee with 11 years service time you will have acquired enhanced employment rights under the employment rights act. A phone call from your employer saying do not come in is not a formal dismissal so your legal rights are limited at this stage. My advice is that you draft a formal letter to your employer requesting clarification why you have not been permitted to return to work. You should be provided with full written reasons why.
If you are struggling to make contact then I would advise that you contact ACAS online as soon as possible so that your situation can be assessed by one of their advisors -https://www.acas.org.uk/contact
ACAS is a very useful service as they have a number of template letters and guides for people in your situation.