Photostatic Copiers (Southern) Ltd v Okuda and Japan Office Equipment Ltd (in liquidation) [1995] IRLR 11 EAT

Reports relating to this case:

  • Transfer of undertakings: TUPE requires employee's knowledge of transfer

    Date:
    1 March 1995

    In Photostatic Copiers (Southern) Ltd v (1) Mr T Okuda and (2) Japan Office Equipment Ltd (in liquidation), the EAT holds that the automatic continuation of an employee's contract of employment under the Transfer of Undertakings Regulations does not apply unless and until the employee is given notice of the fact of the transfer and the identity of the transferee.