Continuity of employment: Transfer did not break continuity of period of employment
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Clark & Tokeley Ltd t/a Spellbrook Ltd v Oakes  IRLR 577 CA (0 other reports)
An employee's six-year employment in an undertaking from which he was dismissed one week before the transfer of the undertaking was completed counted as a period of employment with the transferee, who dismissed him 12 days later, holds the Court of Appeal in Clark & Tokeley Ltd (t/a Spellbrook Ltd) v Oakes and others  IRLR 577.
Mr Oakes was employed by Biss Vehicles Ltd ("BVL") from 1990. In the latter part of 1995 and in the early months of 1996, Clark & Tokeley Ltd ("CTL") offered to buy the business of BVL, which was not financially sound, as a going concern.