Key Employment Law Data

Implementing a TUPE transfer

  • If you are buying a business (or a self-contained part of a business) as a going concern, be aware this will, in most cases, also involve acquisition of the employees employed in the transferring business on the same terms and conditions of employment as with their previous employer, with their continuity of employment preserved under the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 (TUPE).
  • The TUPE legislation also applies to most cases of service provision changes, i.e. the contracting in and out of services where there is an organised grouping of employees which has as its principal purpose the carrying out of the activities concerned on behalf of the client, the transferring a...