Baker v (1) British Gas Services (Commercial) Limited (2) J&L Electrics (Lye) Limited [2017]

Posted in: Case Law
  • Case Reference
    EWHC 2302
  • Legal Body
    England and Wales High Court (EWHC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Transfer Regulations (TUPE), Transfer of Undertaking (TUPE)
Issues covered: Liability; Personal Injury; Breach of Duty; Transfer Date

Regulation 4 of TUPE transfers to a transferee all rights, powers, duties and liabilities under or in connection with a transferring employee's contract of employment. In Bernadone v Pall Mall Services Group Limited [2001] ICR 197 the Court of Appeal confirmed that a liability in connection with the employment contract included liability for the tort of negligence, that is to say for personal injury. This was illustrated in the recent GM High Court case of Baker v (1) British Gas Services (Commercial) Limited (2) J&L Electrics (Lye) Limited 2017 EWHC 2302. Mr Baker was an electrical

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This article is correct at 10/01/2018
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Dr John McMullen
Wrigleys Solicitors LLP

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