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Aug
14
2019

News Flash: The TUPE Quarter Launches Today!

We all know what a complex area TUPE can be so we’re launching a series of podcasts designed to bring you right up to date with all things TUPE! This..

Aug
13
2019

Transferor will need to provide more information to transferee from April 2020

Under section 1 of the Employment Right Act 1996, employers must provide most employees with particular information about their employment including start date, scale/rate of remuneration, and terms relating to..

Aug
06
2019

Obligation to keep national minimum wage records transfers to transferee

Employers have an ongoing duty to keep sufficient national minimum wage records to demonstrate their compliance with the law...

Jul
29
2019

Brexit and TUPE

We’re nearing October and it’s still unclear what the UK’s withdrawal agreement with the EU will look like or if one will exist at all! It is also unclear what..

Feb
28
2019

Dismissal for ‘purely personal reasons’ was still automatically unfair under TUPE

In Hare Wines v Kaur, the Claimant had a strained working relationship with a colleague who, as it happened, was going to be a director in the transferee’s business. ..

Aug
16
2018

Five month break in activities did not prevent a TUPE transfer

In this recent case, the management of a school in Spain was sub-contracted out by the local authority. In the midst of a dispute the contractor dismissed all of the..

Nov
10
2017

The importance of understanding the economic entity in a TUPE situation

For there to be a business transfer under TUPE there must be an ‘economic entity’ that retains its identity post-transfer...

Oct
06
2017

What’s the beef? TUPE regulations apply even where large part of job becomes automated

In Anglo Beef Processors v Longland and Meat & Livestock Commercial Services, Mr Longland had been employed as a carcass service officer for Meat & Livestock, manually classifying carcasses in..

Jun
30
2017

TUPE may apply on share sale if purchaser “steps into the shoes” of the employer

On a share sale, it is easy to presume that TUPE will not apply as the employer remains the same and it is just the ownership that changes. In..

May
30
2017

Is TUPE the next threat to the ‘gig economy’?

Recently it has been hard to escape reports about employment status and the ‘gig economy’ with companies like Uber, Deliveroo and Addison Lee attracting much attention. ..



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