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With the recent collapse of Thomas Cook and other established companies in financial difficulty, such as Pizza Express and Links of London, Barry Ross looks at the plight of the workforce when companies face going under and the role of HR.
Around 900 staff are expected to be made redundant at Patisserie Valerie, as a rescue deal failed to save the cake and coffee chain from going into administration.
The European Court of Justice has held that "pre-pack" administration, which is designed to facilitate the sale of a business as a going concern in the event of insolvency, may not prevent employees from having TUPE rights.
A Northern Ireland tribunal has awarded protective awards of 90 days' pay to former City Link employees over the company's failure to consult on their redundancies.
In DLA Piper's latest case report, the Employment Appeal Tribunal examined the TUPE provisions that mean that employees do not automatically transfer where the transferor is "under the supervision of an insolvency practitioner".
HR and legal information and guidance relating to insolvency.