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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.
14 Jan 2020
We look at six important employment law cases that will get the headlines in 2020, covering significant issues such as...
2 Jan 2020
Six years after it was formed, Police Scotland completed a project that saw its 10 legacy pay scales and terms...
28 Nov 2019
The legal distinction between employee and worker usually focuses on rights such as leave and pay, but what happens in...
25 Nov 2019
Community Interest Companies (CICs) are becoming a more popular option for running heritage sites or similar organisations transferring out of...
21 Nov 2019
Capita has been urged to increase pay for staff who work in its O2 and Tesco Mobile customer contact centres.
20 Nov 2019
We profile the organisations on the HR Impact Award shortlist.
31 Oct 2019
With the recent collapse of Thomas Cook and other established companies in financial difficulty, such as Pizza Express and Links...
30 Oct 2019
As Halloween approaches, it’s time for HR professionals to reflect on the often nightmarish legal situations they face. Clare Gilroy-Scott,...
3 Sep 2019
How should you calculate holiday pay for a term-time worker without regular hours?
A recent Court of Appeal decision, The...
2 Jul 2019
Can an employer ignore a grievance if the employee no longer works for the organisation?
The most popular FAQ on...
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...