In Amicus and another v City Building (Glasgow) LLP and others  IRLR 253 EAT, the EAT held that, after a transfer, the transferee employer is not obliged to consult with representatives of the transferred employees in respect of the measures that it proposes to take.
The Employment Appeal Tribunal has upheld an employment tribunal decision that there is no obligation under TUPE for transferees to consult with representatives after a transfer.
This article looks at some of the important judgments in the area of the transfer of undertakings over the past year.
In Amicus v Dynamex Friction Ltd and another, the High Court holds that it has jurisdiction to grant a freezing order to protect assets that might otherwise be dissipated by the employer to frustrate an award of compensation by an employment tribunal.
Two apparently contradictory judgements address whether treatment must have any material consequences to constitute a detriment under discrimination law. Plus, cases on Tupe, termination payments and unfair dismissal for misconduct unrelated to employment
This week's case roundup, covering failure to inform and consult on a TUPE transfer and dismissal as a result of bringing an employer into disrepute.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to collective employee relations and TUPE transfers.