Mathieson and another v United News Shops Ltd EAT/554/94

Reports relating to this case:

  • Transfer of undertakings: Fundamental changes in business preclude transfer

    Date:
    1 July 1995

    An industrial tribunal was entitled to find that fundamental changes in the nature of the business carried on in a hospital shop after it was contracted-out to a private operator had "destroyed" any identity between the latter business and its predecessor, holds the EAT in Mathieson and another v United News Shops Ltd.