If you have been employed to do a specific
task or are qualified to perform a specific task and only
people who are qualified to perform that task and do it lawfully
then if you lose that qualification for whatever reason,
then your employer can dismiss you on the grounds of legal
Legal prohibition is rarely used but some examples could
include things like you are employed as a doctor in medicine
and because of patient complaints you are struck of the medical
list, then your employer can perfectly justify dismissing you
on the grounds that you can no longer pursue your duties as
a doctor because you are no longer legally entitled to do so.
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Other examples of legal prohibition would include being employed
solely as a driver and losing your driving license, being banned
from working as a teacher because of being convicted of an
offence against children or being put on the at risk register
in relation to children, young persons or old people.
If you are facing redundancy visit our redundancy pages.
If you are being unfairly Dismissed, visit our Unfair Dismissal pages.
If you are being disrciminated against due to race, visit our Race Discrimination pages.
If you are considering going to an Employment Tribunal then see our Employment Tribunal pages
If you are facing Constructive Dismissal, visit our Constructive Dismissal pages.
If you are losing your job due to Misconduct or Gross Misconduct, visit our Misconduct or Gross Misconduct pages.
If you are losing your job due to Capability then visit our Capability pages
If you think you may be suffering from disability discrimination then visit our disability discrimination pages
If you are being asked to sign a Compromise Agreement, then visit our Compromise Agreement pages.
If you are being put on Garden Leave then please see our Garden Leave pages