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Transfer of undertakings (TUPE) laws safeguard employees’ rights when there is a transfer of a business or service from one organisation (the transferor) to another organisation (the transferee).
On a TUPE transfer, the contracts of employment of transferring staff transfer to the new employer, which also inherits the transferor’s duties and liabilities under those contracts.
After the transfer, the new employer is restricted in its ability to makes changes to the transferring employees’ contracts of employment.
6 Jun 2019
The Independent Workers’ Union of Great Britain (IWGB) has urged one of London’s most exclusive membership clubs to ensure its...
2 May 2019
The annual increase to the limits on compensation that can be awarded in an...
14 Mar 2019
A recent Court of Appeal case looked at whether someone dismissed directly before a business transfer was right to claim...
22 Feb 2019
An employment tribunal has found that a hospital trust did not unfairly dismiss 13 maintenance workers because they had not...
1 Feb 2019
How should employers deal with overtime when calculating holiday pay? Does it make a difference if the overtime is voluntary,...
21 Nov 2018
CBRE won the 2018 Personnel Today Award for Managing Change this evening, in recognition for the speedy transfer of Carillion’s...
21 Nov 2018
Real People HR walked away with HR Consultancy of the Year at tonight’s Personnel Today Awards 2018 in recognition of...
21 Nov 2018
The HR Impact Award, sponsored by XpertHR, went to CBRE Global Workplace Solutions at the Personnel Today Awards 2018 this...
2 Oct 2018
Can you dismiss before a probationary period ends if they're not up to the job?
25 Sep 2018
Service provision change is a notoriously thorny area of TUPE transfer law. But it can become even more complex where...
5 Jul 2018
Union Unite plans to take legal action on behalf of a group of former Carillion employees who were made redundant...
18 Jun 2018
Around 1,500 jobs are expected to be lost in the £1.7bn takeover of Virgin Money by Clydesdale Yorkshire Banking Group...
1 Jun 2018
Many HR professionals will have spent months preparing for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Now it is finally in...
30 Apr 2018
Does an employee who is let go shortly before a transfer of business always qualify for automatic unfair dismissal?