The Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 ‘TUPE’)

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TUPE: are we stuck with a pay rise given to an employee?

Q: HR conundrum: Are we stuck with a pay rise given to an employee shortly before the employee TUPE transferred to us? A: David Jones, employment solicitor at Myerson Solicitors, replies... The transfer date arrives and...
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Relocation, relocation, relocation

Relocation and TUPE - it's complicated. What claims can arise when the move involves collective redundancies? And who picks up the tab? Andrew Secker, Principal Associate for Mills & Reeve LLP, explores the issue.  While I have a...
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TUPE and contractual bonuses

Q: We’ve inherited employees under TUPE that had a contractual bonus linked to the transferor’s profits. Any advice? A: Kate Potts, Associate at GQ Employment Law, answers... The basic position is that the new employer (the transferee)...
TUPE. Taking the commercial view

TUPE: Taking the commercial view

When it comes to TUPE, it makes sense to take a pragmatic, commercial view, says Dominic Holmes, Partner, at Taylor Vinters LLP. OK, I admit it. TUPE isn’t everyone’s cup of tea. It is often perceived as...

TUPE and employee benefits: can we cut the package?

Q: We will inherit employees under TUPE that had generous private health cover (and permanent health insurance) under their employment contracts. Can we swop providers or dilute the benefits? What are our risks? A: Andy...
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Should employers always look on the Brightside of life?

When informing employees that their employment is being terminated, many employers choose to provide the employee with a “kinder” reason rather than the real reason to soften the blow. While this practice may be...
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TUPE: do we have to accept an employee from our competitor?

HR conundrum: A competitor has lost a tender to us. On learning it had lost the tender, it transferred an employee from another part of its business to the contract that’s transferring to us....
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TUPE and long-term sickness

Q: I have just acquired a new customer. The employees of the old contractor came over to us under TUPE. The old contractor didn't tell us about someone who was on long term sick...
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What HRs need to know about employees rejecting a TUPE transfer

What happens when an employee rejects a TUPE transfer? Christopher Hitchins, head of the employment practice at Katten Muchin Rosenman UK LLP, looks at what HR practitioners and employers need to know. TUPE’s fundamental principle is...
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The Great Repeal Bill and its impact on employment law

A significant amount of UK employment law is derived from EU law so what's going to happen after Brexit? Louise Merrell, senior solicitor at Clarkslegal takes a look at the laws which may be...

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