TUPE Right to Work Checks (HR Guide)
Immigration compliance is a commonly overlooked aspect of the TUPE transfer process. Among the demands of managing a complex transaction and workforce changes, employers remain under an obligation to ensure all workers are eligible to work, or the organisation risks enforcement action being taken against them. What are the rules relating to right to work […]
Employee Liability Information & TUPE
The Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations (TUPE), are designed to protect employees if the company by which they are employed changes hands. First passed in 1981, the regulations were updated in 2006, with further amendments in 2014. Its purpose is to seamlessly transfer employees, and any liabilities associated with them and their terms […]
When Does TUPE Not Apply?
The law on transfers of undertakings is intended to support a relatively simple underlying purpose: to protect and preserve an employee’s rights if the business that employs them changes hands. The legislation itself, however, is notoriously complex and technical. It is therefore important, especially for the incoming employer, to understand when and why the statutory […]