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TUPE transfers: move to franchise model not ETO reason for dismissal

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    Hardy and others v Meter U Ltd ET/1700982/10 to ET/1700986/10 (0 other reports)

Hardy and others v Meter U Ltd ET/1700982/10 to ET/1700986/10

unfair dismissal | transfer of undertakings | ETO reason | franchise

In this case, the employment tribunal had to decide the exceptionally difficult issue of whether or not employees who were TUPE transferred to a company that engaged individuals only under a franchise agreement were unfairly dismissed. Unsurprisingly, the panel members were divided on their reasoning and there is expected to be an appeal to the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT).