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TUPE: no need for contemplation of specific transfer for automatic unfair dismissal

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transfer of undertakings | unfair dismissal | reason connected with the transfer

The Court of Appeal has held that, for there to be an automatic unfair dismissal under TUPE, there does not need to have been a particular transfer or transferee in existence or in contemplation at the time of the dismissal.