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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.
19 Apr 2005
The Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations (TUPE) have recently been subject to change, and Labour's re-election would lead to even more
12 Apr 2005
XpertHR answers questions on TUPE, including the recent change on pension provision
29 Mar 2005
After almost four years of waiting, they have arrived. The new draft Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) regulations (TUPE) were finally published on 15 March. Was the wait worth it, asks Stefan Martin
22 Mar 2005
From 6 April, workers whose companies have been transferred under TUPE regulations will have their pensions provision protected.
16 Mar 2005
Consultation has begun on draft changes to the TUPE regulations that protect employees' rights when a company is taken over
1 Mar 2005
Public authorities in the EU have no free hand to change the terms and conditions of employees they inherit when taking over a private sector organisation, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) has ruled.
24 Feb 2005
About 120 IT staff at the AA will be transferred after the motoring organisation outsourced its IT to IBM in a seven-year deal initially worth up to £50m.
Carlisle Facilities Group v Matrix Events & Security Services and others, 16 September 2004, Employment Appeal Tribunal
1 Feb 2005
27 Jan 2005
The department store group Allders finally collapsed into administration yesterday, putting the future of its 5,700 employees in doubt.
16 Nov 2004
The publication of new TUPE regulations next month makes it the topic of the moment. One of the trickiest areas...
12 Oct 2004
Contract loss is not a TUPE issue: Davies and Baig worked for The Travel Company and dealt with the travel...
12 Oct 2004
Is she or isn’t she? Following her dismissal on the grounds of performance, Mrs Ramdoolar claimed the company’s reasons were...
1 Jun 2004
Is the Code of Practice on public sector staff transfers really preventing two-tier workforces?