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Case of the week: TUPE transfers

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    Jackson v Computershare Investor Services plc [2008] IRLR 70 CA (3 other reports)

    • TUPE case law update

      Date:
      27 February 2008

      This article looks at some of the important judgments in the area of the transfer of undertakings over the past year.

    • Transfer of undertakings: TUPE confers no additional rights on employees

      Date:
      11 January 2008

      In Jackson v Computershare Investor Services plc [2007] EWCA Civ 1065, the Court of Appeal ruled that the provision in the TUPE Regulations to the effect that a transferred contract of employment will have effect after the transfer as if originally made between the employee and the transferee could not be construed so as to give the employee a contractual benefit to which she had not been entitled under her original contract.

    • Jackson v Computershare Investor Services Plc

      Date:
      14 November 2007

      In Jackson v Computershare Investor Services Plc [2007] EWCA Civ 1065 CA, the Court of Appeal has held that TUPE did not give an employee contractual rights additional to those to which she was entitled prior to the transfer.

This week's case of the week, provided by Addleshaw Goddard, covers TUPE transfers.

Jackson v Computershare Investor Services

Facts

Under the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations (TUPE), on a sale of a business, employees working in the business transfer to the new owner with their existing terms and conditions and continuity of employment intact.