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Transfer ruling encourages responsibility

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Awards of compensation for a failure to inform and consult about staff transfers under the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations (TUPE) should be penal and not compensatory, according to the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) in Sweetin v Coral Racing.

Ms Sweetin was employed by Toals, a firm of bookmakers, at its shop in Stranraer, Scotland.