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Transfer of undertakings: Transferor's liability for failure to inform and consult passes to transferee

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Key points

  • In Alamo Group (Europe) Ltd v (1) Tucker (2) Twose of Tiverton Ltd [2003] IRLR 266, the EAT holds that where a transferor fails to comply with its duty to inform and consult upon a relevant transfer, liability for that failure passes to the transferee under reg. 5 of the TUPE Regulations.