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Case shows TUPE service provision changes only apply to group providing service immediately before the transfer

Dr John McMullen explains how the “principal purpose” test in TUPE service provision changes relates to an organised grouping of...

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TUPE transfers and long-term sick leave – appeal confirmed

A senior judge has granted permission for the TUPE case BT Managed Services Ltd v Edwards and another to go...

McMullen says the case confirms TUPE applies to transfers to multiple transferees split along functional lines

TUPE case confirms obligations apply to multiple providers

TUPE transferee obligations can apply where a service changing hands is divided among multiple providers on functional lines, explains Dr...

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What would happen to TUPE if the UK left Europe?

As part of our series of articles looking at the impact of a potential Brexit on employers and their legal...

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Redundancy pools: myth vs fact

Determining the correct composition of the redundancy pool is a step in the right direction to carrying out a fair...

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Who transfers under TUPE? Four key tips for employers

Determining the group of transferring employees in a TUPE transfer can raise tricky issues. Laura Merrylees sets out four key...

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EU referendum: 12 European cases that have shaped UK employment law

The “Brexit” referendum on whether or not the UK should withdraw from the European Union takes place on 23 June...

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Employment law in Japan: 10 surprising facts

The traditional Japanese idea of “lifetime employment”, with a full-time employee working for the same employer until retirement, has been...

TUPE webinar: Transferring an employee to another organisation creates challenges for HR

TUPE and short-term contracts: tribunal case leaves uncertainty

The recent employment tribunal case of ICTS UK Ltd v Mahdi shows there is uncertainty about TUPE and short-term contracts....

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TUPE service provision change: lay off does not prevent organised group of employees

Laying off employees before a service provision change does not necessarily...

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Top 10 HR questions December 2015: Severe weather

Many employers will have been affected by the severe storms over recent weeks. The top FAQ on XpertHR in December...

A Portuguese employment law case involving the transfer of an airline is a lesson in how TUPE applies

TUPE: ECJ decides a classic business transfer case

A recent ruling by the European Court of Justice provides a classic example for HR practitioners of what constitutes a...

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TUPE: A third party cannot dictate whether or not an employee is “assigned”

A recent ruling in the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) gives clarity about when an employee is “assigned” to an employer...