Failure to Inform or Consult Prior to TUPE Transfer: How do I handle it?Posted in : How do I handle it NI on 18 October 2018
"I am a Human Resource Manager in a business which is being sold imminently with all staff transferring to the purchaser. There is very little time to inform and consult the employees about the sale before it happens. I believe that they may be entitled to bring claims for a protective award. Who can bring this claim, what is the time limit for bringing the claim, and how much could an employee be awarded if they were successful at Tribunal?"
Under the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 (“TUPE”), there are certain obligations on a selling company, referred to as a “Transferor” to inform and consult employees affected by the forthcoming transfer. Failure to
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