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 […]