If your employer sells or transfers the business to another company there are many issues to consider. What happens to you if the new business wants to change the basis upon which you are employed?
The Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations (TUPE) safeguards your rights when a business is transferred or sold. However it is not always obvious when TUPE applies. For example the outsourcing of work previously done in-house can be caught by TUPE.
At Hart Brown our dedicated team of specialist employment lawyers are highly experienced at advising clients in a wide range of businesses and industries who have been affected by TUPE including improper attempts to change the terms of employment and automatically unfair dismissals. This is a highly technical area where it is crucial that you receive expert advice
To speak to one of our employment law specialists who can advise you on issues relating to transfer of undertakings or any other employment law issue call, email or request a call back from one of our expert employment lawyers.
Jane specialises in commercial litigation and employment law acting for both employers and employees in both contentious and non-contentious matters. She has also over recent years carved out something of a niche in the field of mobile homes legislation acting for an owner with a number of sites.
Having studied geography at University College London Jane worked for a number of years in the aviation industry which has given her a real insight into the challenges faced by most businesses. Jane qualified as a Solicitor in 2004 before joining Hart Brown in 2011 and becoming a Partner in July 2018. Not only is Jane our specialist in employment law but she is also a prolific blogger within Hart Brown. You can find many of her articles on the 'News' section of the website.
Jane often receives praise from her clients:
“I appreciated the clarity of advice given at a stressful time”.
“A sensitive and highly professional approach and efficient work in the interests of the client”.
“Your advice, conduct and assistance have been indeed outstanding and very professional but also – and most importantly – very humane”.
And outside work:
1. What was your first car?
Mini Metro – I did not drive it much as it was always on the back of a tow truck.
2. Where is your favourite travel destination?
San Francisco because it has a relaxed atmosphere.
3. What advice would you give to a trainee solicitor starting their career now?