D for Dealing with Change

Posted in : Essential Guide to Employment Contracts on 10 December 2013
Kiera Lee
Mills Selig
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Kiera Lee, writes:

The Service Provisions Change (Protection of Employment ) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2006 (the Regulations) established that subject to certain qualifying conditions the principles of transfer of undertakings would apply where a business insources, outsources or assigns services to a new provider. Any employee working for the old provider would now automatically transfer to the new provider on the same terms and conditions (except for certain occupational pension rights).There are almost identical regulations in GB and the GB case law is therefore relevant to NI.

Both regulations also provide for an exemption where ‘the client intends that the activities will,

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Kiera Lee
Mills Selig

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