Ali v Birmingham City Council EAT/0313/08

Reports relating to this case:

  • Case of the week: Resignations

    Date:
    27 January 2009

    This week's case of the week, provided by Thomas Eggar, covers resignations.

  • Unfair dismissal: Unambiguous resignation is nearly always effective

    Date:
    12 December 2008

    In Ali v Birmingham City Council EAT/0313/08, the EAT held that an employee's unambiguous resignation was effective and could not be unilaterally withdrawn once it had been accepted by the employer. It is only in exceptional circumstances that words of resignation should not be taken at their face value

  • Ali v Birmingham City Council

    Date:
    31 October 2008

    The Employment Appeal Tribunal has held that an employee's unambiguous resignation will be found not to be effective only in exceptional circumstances.