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Transferee liable for unfair dismissal award following "pre-pack" TUPE transfer

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insolvency | TUPE | unfair dismissal | liability for basic award

The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has held that it is the transferee, rather than the Secretary of State, that is liable to pay the unfair dismissal basic award and notice of an employee who is dismissed after a "pre-pack" administration and TUPE transfer of the business as a going concern.