Ward Brothers (Malton) Ltd v Middleton and Others  UKEAT/0249/13/RNPosted In: Case Law
Legal BodyEmployment Appeal Tribunal (UKEAT)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionTransfer of Undertaking (TUPE)
This case concerned an appeal against a decision that the claimants had transferred to the transferee (C) due to the fact that the official appointment of administrators to the haulage company Bulmers (B) had taken place after the transfer.
It was argued the potential administrators acted in a purely consultative capacity when they were asked (prior to the transfer) about the inevitability of a termination of the business’ trading activity and the likelihood of a voluntary winding up. B was in severe financial difficulties and a winding up order had been issued by HMRC. Trading activities
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