TUPE: changes now published and to be implemented in January 2014

By Kevin McCavish

Draft legislation amending the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 (TUPE) and the law relating to collective redundancies has now been published and is expected to come into force in January 2014.

The government consulted earlier this year on proposed changes to TUPE aimed at simplifying the legislation. The government published its response to the consultation on 5 September 2013, which outlined a package of amendments intended to improve how TUPE works in practice.

On 31 October 2013, draft amending legislation, the Collective Redundancies and Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) (Amendment) Regulations 2013, was published…

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