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Transfer of undertakings: No jurisdiction to restrain dismissal of transferred employees

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    Betts and others v Brintel Helicopters Ltd and KLM ERA Helicopters (UK) Ltd [1996] IRLR 45 HC (0 other reports)

Employees were entitled to a declaration that their employment had automatically been transferred under the Transfer of Undertakings Regulations, when a new contractor took over from their employer a contract for the provision of helicopter services to and from North Sea oil rigs, holds the High Court in Betts and others v Brintel Helicopters Ltd and KLM ERA Helicopters (UK) Ltd [1996] IRLR 45. But the Court further holds that it has no jurisdiction to grant injunctions to restrain the new contractor from dismissing those employees.