Sports Direct has bought House of Fraser out of administration for £90m.
Almost 350 apprentices employed by collapsed construction giant Carillion will be made redundant after alternative jobs for them were not found.
Union Unite plans to take legal action on behalf of a group of former Carillion employees who were made redundant when the company collapsed in January.
With stories about company collapse in the headlines all too often, Kelly Tucker from HR Star looks at the practical implications for employees.
Updated to reflect the increase in the maximum amount of a week's pay for payments by the Secretary of State, effective from 6 April 2018.
Updated to reflect the increase in the maximum amount of a week's pay for calculating a statutory redundancy payment, effective from 6 April 2018.
Updated to reflect an increase in the cap on a week's pay, with effect from 6 April 2018.
Updated to take into account an increase in the cap on a week's pay, with effect from 6 April 2018.
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.
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