BET Catering Services Ltd v Ball and others EAT/637/96

Reports relating to this case:

  • Transfer of undertakings: Contractor liable for public sector pay increases

    Date:
    15 April 1997

    In BET Catering Services Ltd v Ball and others and Whent and others v T Cartledge Ltd, the EAT holds that the method of determining employees' pay expressly provided for in their contracts of employment with transferor local authorities is, by virtue of the Transfer of Undertakings Regulations, transferred to a transferee private contractor without modification or amendment.