The Transfer of Undertaking (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 (TUPE) are designed to protect employees when the business in which they are employed, changes hands.
TUPE can be a complex piece of legislation and a clear strategy is needed from the outset to avoid the many pitfalls and ensure legal compliance.
How Hill Dickinson can help
Hill Dickinson has extensive practical experience of advising sellers and buyers on the employment law aspects of transfers, acquisitions, disposals and the outsourcing of contracts for services both in the public and private sector. Our public sector team frequently advise on workforce guidance and other public sector specific aspects such as wider consultation.
This experience together with our commercial
pragmatic approach enables clients to decide on the best strategy
for managing a transaction and reducing the associated risks and