Mustafa and Steen v (1) Trek Highways Services Limited and Others [2016]

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 Change

In Mustafa and Steen v (1) Trek Highways Services Limited (2) Amey Services Limited (3) Ringway Jacobs Limited UKEAT/0063/15/BA Simler J reviewed the law on business transfers and service provision changes, overturning an employment tribunal decision which displayed errors in applying the law to the facts of the case.  It is a decision which helpfully re-affirms a number of important principles. 

This was a very considerable piece of litigation.  The evidence was heard over five days and the bundle of documents consisted of 1,666 pages. 

Amey was appointed as main contractor by Transport For London (TFL) to carryout highway maintenance services in the North London region

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This article is correct at 22/04/2016

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Dr John McMullen
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