TUPE reform at a glance — the key points
This update is intended to be an ‘at-a-glance’ summary of the key changes that will be made to TUPE following the government’s consultation response. At present, Walker Morris expects the new regulations to be brought into force in January 2014.
TUPE provides that on a business sale or transfer (including outsourcings), the employment contracts of employees, assigned to the part of the business being transferred automatically, transfer to the new employer (the transferee).
Such employees transfer with their continuity of employment in tact and are entitled to retain their existing terms and conditions of employment. TUPE provides significant employment protection to such employees in relation to any dismissal or change to terms of employment that is because of or connected with the transfer…
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