11 January 2017
The Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 and previous versions of the regulations (which have been in force in the UK since 1981) implement the European Acquired Rights Directive, the general purpose of which is to safeguard employee rights in the transfer of a business.
This inbrief summarises the main aspects of TUPE, how and when it applies and includes the changes to TUPE which were implemented in January 2014.
The Trade Union Act 2016 - the year ahead04 January 2017
Although the Trade Union Act 2016 (the “Act”) became law in May last year, further legislation is needed to flesh out some of its reforms and bring them into force. Now that the Government has begun publishing this additional legislation and updating related Codes of Practice, we take a look below at some areas where the impact of the Act’s reforms is likely to become clearer over the year ahead.
Collective agreements and TUPE - more dynamic than you might think12 March 2013
In Beerg's Global Labor newsletter, Katherine Shaw discusses the transfer of employees to another employer under TUPE.
M&A, Outsourcing & TUPE
Understanding and correctly applying TUPE is a critical part of the process of buying and selling businesses, outsourcing and internal group reorganisations.
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