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Continuity of employment: Continuity not broken by "redundancy" payment made following "relevant transfer"

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    Lassman and others v Secretary of State for Trade and Industry and another [1999] IRLR 413 EAT (0 other reports)

Payments described as "redundancy payments" made by the Secretary of State to employees of an insolvent employer did not operate to break continuity of employment after a transfer of that undertaking which fell within the Transfer of Undertakings Regulations, holds the EAT in Lassman and others v Secretary of State for Trade and Industry [1999] ICR 416. Continuity is broken only when a redundancy payment or its equivalent is received in respect of an actual dismissal.