What are the Differences for Employers to be Aware of Regarding TUPE Transfers in NI and the Rest of the United Kingdom?Posted in : First Tuesday Q&A NI on 7 November 2023
Under the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 and the Service Provision Change (Protection of Employment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2006 (generally referred to as “TUPE”), the legal protections for employees being transferred between companies in NI are largely similar to those in GB, with the only differences being that the 2014 amendments to TUPE which were introduced in GB do not apply in NI. These differences include:
- Micro business (< 10 employees, no union or elected representatives)
GB: These businesses can inform and consult directly with their employees rather than through employee representatives.
NI: Strictly, all employers have to
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