B for Business Transfers

Posted in : Essential Guide to Employment Contracts on 30 July 2013
Kiera Lee
Mills Selig
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Although the market for sale and acquisitions of businesses in Northern Ireland is not as buoyant as it was in the recent past, employers need to be aware that the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 and the Service Provision Change (Protection of Employment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2006 (referred to as TUPE) may still be engaged when taking on leases, parts of businesses and potentially insolvent businesses and also on the award of a contract to provide services.

When does TUPE apply?

Regulation 3(1) of TUPE states that the regulations apply to: a transfer of an undertaking, business or part of an undertaking or business to another

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Kiera Lee
Mills Selig

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