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They claim gross misconduct. I wanted to sell my shares in the company (the ones I had been pressurised to buy) after I had discovered that our former ops directory had lost all of his (the share agreement was draconian and basically meant that if you left you lost all your shares - we had bought and paid for these shares, not been given them). Anyway, my employer put me on garden leave without notice and a week later offered me some money to go (very little and I refused). A while after this they started making allegations against me (totally unfounded) and eventually sacked me for gross misconduct.