Bringing an IT service back in-house – How do I handle it?

Posted in : How do I handle it NI on 15 October 2019
Employment Team at Tughans
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In this month’s 'How do I Handle It' Jack Balmer, Solicitor within the Employment Team at Tughans Solicitors considers an Employer’s obligation in relation to bringing back in-house an outsourced out-of-hours IT service.  This month’s problem concerns:

I am an HR manager at an organisation which relies on externally contracted staff to deliver out-of-hours IT maintenance to the rest of the business. However, we have reviewed the shift patterns worked by our internal IT team and believe that they can assume this responsibility, which would create a cost-saving. Our contract with the external contractor is due to run for another year and given this, I am unsure if TUPE will apply. How do

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