Clear advice on redundancy and TUPE.

Employment


Employment :

Transfer of Undertakings and Redundancy

We have many year’s experience of advising and assisting in business transactions which are subject to the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations (TUPE).

TUPE applies whenever a business transfers some or all of its work to another company and includes its employees in the transfer. The law in this area is complex and it is not always obvious that TUPE applies.  It is therefore vital that you seek specialist advice from us before any transfer.

We will try to make things as straightforward as possible providing strategic, commercial but practical, advice on:

  • the practicalities of how TUPE relates to the sale or purchase of a business
  • the consultation process
  • outsourcing
  • changes to contracts of employment where these are allowed

Penalties for failing to comply with these obligations can be expensive both for the business transferring the work and the business acquiring it.

If this is not handled properly employees may be able to bring an unfair dismissal claim and the dismissal could be automatically unfair.  So make sure you avoid expensive mistakes by instructing us at the earliest opportunity.

To speak to someone who can help with a transfer of undertakings or any other employment issue call, email or request a call back.

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