Eddie Stobart Ltd v Moreman and Others [2012]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
  • Legal Body
    Employment Appeal Tribunal (UKEAT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Transfer of Undertaking (TUPE)
Issues covered: TUPE; service provision; organised grouping

The 35 Claimants in these proceedings were employed by Eddie Stobart Limited at a site at Manton Wood in Nottinghamshire. Eddie Stobart Limited closed the site on 20 April 2009. It is case of Eddie Stobart Limited that at that point the Claimants‟ contracts of employment transferred, by virtue of regulation 4 of the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 (“TUPE”), to FJG Logistics Ltd and that they ceased to be their employees. FJG Logistics Ltd did not accept that that was the case and declined to treat the Claimants as having become employed by them. It is clear on the facts that the Claimants were dismissed. The question was

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This article is correct at 24/02/2012

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