Fairhurst Ward Abbotts Ltd v Botes Building Ltd and others [2003] All ER (D) 418 (Mar) EAT

Reports relating to this case:

  • Transfer of undertakings: Severed part of undertaking is economic entity capable of transfer

    3 October 2003

    In Fairhurst Ward Abbots Ltd v (1) Botes Building Ltd; (2) Mr K Vaughan and others, the EAT holds that a contract to provide building services, which was split up and put out to tender as two separate contracts when it was due to be renewed, became two separate economic entities capable of transfer under the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 1981.