Secretary of State for Trade and Industry v Cook and others EAT/582/96

Reports relating to this case:

  • Transfer of undertakings: Transfer not dependent on employee's knowledge

    Date:
    1 February 1997

    There is no precondition which requires employees to have knowledge of the fact of a transfer and the identity of the transferee before their employment contracts can be transferred under the Transfer of Undertakings Regulations, holds the EAT in Secretary of State for Trade and Industry v Cook and others.