Sweetin v Coral Racing [2006] IRLR 252 EAT

Reports relating to this case:

  • TUPE case law update

    Date:
    2 February 2007

    This article looks at some of the important judgments in the area of the transfer of undertakings over the past year.

  • Transfer of undertakings: Compensation for failure to consult on TUPE transfer

    Date:
    7 April 2006

    In Sweetin v Coral Racing, the EAT holds that awards of compensation for a failure to inform and consult about staff transfers under the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations should be penal and not compensatory. 

  • Case round-up

    Date:
    1 April 2006

    Joe Glavina, of Addleshaw Goddard outlines the latest legal rulings and explains what you need to do to avoid tribunals.

  • Transfer ruling encourages responsibility

    Date:
    14 February 2006

    Awards of compensation for a failure to inform and consult about staff transfers under the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations (TUPE) should be penal and not compensatory, according to the Employment Appeal Tribunal in Sweetin v Coral Racing.