We specialise in guiding employers through the complex process of TUPE transfers with confidence and ease.
A 'TUPE transfer' happens when an organisation, or part of it, is transferred from one business to another (or from one entity to another) resulting in the transfer of staff from their original employer to the new business. Our team of experts, who have many …. many years of experience in the field of navigating transfers, can guide you through what can be a complex and confusing process with straightforward and pragmatic support.
When does TUPE arise?
Asset transfer – this happens when the assets of one business are sold to another. Whether you are the seller (transferor) or the buyer (transferee) you have obligations towards the transferring staff and the implications if you get this wrong can be significant – potential claims and financial costs. We can help you navigate this and ensure you take the right steps at the right time to make the process as painless as possible. Service provision change – This can happen in 3 different situations: 1. When you outsource a service 2. When you bring a service in-house 3. When you change an outsourced service provider. In all 3 cases, you need to know if TUPE will apply and if so, what you need to do to make sure you remain compliant with the regulations.
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