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Does an employee who is let go shortly before a transfer of business always qualify for automatic unfair dismissal? Dr John McMullen from Wrigleys Solicitors considers a recent case that went to appeal.
When a business or service is transferred outside the UK, affected employees often take redundancy. But what happens if an employee asks to be transferred to the outsourced offices? Dr John McMullen, a partner at Wrigleys Solicitors LLP, looks at the application of TUPE in these circumstances.
In this week's podcast, we discuss the thorny issue of harmonising terms and conditions after a TUPE transfer as well as the practicalities of handling dismissals in a TUPE situation.
In this week's podcast, we discuss the practicalities of informing and consulting with transferring employees on a TUPE transfer.
Darren Newman explains the "go to" definition of an "economic, technical or organisational reason entailing changes in the workforce" for the purpose of a TUPE transfer, established in Delabole Slate Ltd v Berriman.
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.
Chris Cook is partner and Keely Rushmore senior associate at SA Law. They round up the latest rulings.
A recent legal ruling shows that sound judgment is needed during TUPE service provision changes to decide whether or not the activities carried out afterwards are "fundamentally the same" as before. Dr John McMullen advises on the ruling.
Chris Cook is partner and head of employment and Keely Rushmore is senior associate at SA Law. They round up the latest rulings.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to TUPE.