TUPE

Top 10 HR questions January 2018: TUPE consultations

Employees transferring to a new employer in a TUPE situation have the right to be consulted, but the rules on...

How does TUPE apply when an employee asks to be transferred?

When a business or service is transferred outside the UK, affected employees often take redundancy. But what happens if an...

Carillion workers “face uncertain future” after collapse

Thousands of workers face uncertainty after Carillion, the UK’s second largest construction company, went into liquidation yesterday.
The company went...

TUPE abattoir case decision reinforces activity rules

The recent decision on Anglo Beef Processors UK v Longland is the latest TUPE case to confirm the rules on...

Top 10 HR questions July 2017: Data subject access requests

Employers will have less time to respond to data subject access requests under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and...

Repeal Bill: No immediate change for workers’ rights

EU-derived legislation such as the Working Time Directive, TUPE and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will continue to apply...

employer insolvency

Employer insolvency: What lessons can be learned from Jaeger’s woes?

Jaeger’s problems are the latest warning for employers to know their duties to staff in cases of employer insolvency. Chris...

Redundancy pools

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...

TUPE  service provision change: case underlines TUPE rule on “principal purpose” of an “organised grouping of employees”

The case of Tees Esk & Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust v Harland.underlines the principle that for TUPE to apply...

Labour manifesto 2017: what employers need to know

The Labour Party’s official manifesto has been released today and includes some of the most radical changes to employment legislation...

australia

Australian employment law: 10 key features

Generous leave entitlements and a unique legal framework characterise Australian employment law. Qian Mou highlights 10 interesting aspects of workplaces...

TUPE

Common sense needed in TUPE service provision changes

A recent legal ruling shows that sound judgment is needed during TUPE service provision changes to decide whether or not...

Tribunal case shows a number of factors decide when TUPE applies

In the recent case of ALNO (UK) Ltd v Turner the Employment Appeal Tribunal stressed the need to apply the...