TUPE – What is employee liability information and must we provide it?

Posted in : How do I handle it NI on 19 September 2017
Employment Team at Tughans
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I am the HR manager of a business which is being sold. A number of our employees are transferring under TUPE and I have been told to provide the buyer with employee liability information. How do I handle it?

First of all, I am assuming that the transfer is happening in NI. This is important because we operate a separate TUPE regime to England & Wales. Here, you are required to share employee liability information (“ELI”) in writing no less than 14 days before the transfer – it’s 28 days in England & Wales.

The information you must provide the buyer (or “transferee”) is outlined at Regulation 11 of TUPE. The aim of ELI is to provide the buyer with an overview of the transferring

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