TUPE Update August 2021 – Debts Upon Transfer and Identity of EmployerPosted in : TUPE Updates on 17 August 2021 Issues covered: TUPE; Pay and conditions of employment
A court sees through an employer’s attempt get round paying a TUPE debt
In Integral Law v Jason  EWHC 3698 (Ch), a former employee of Integral Law was owed arrears of wages. He brought a winding up petition on the ground that the company was unable to pay its debts. A material fact was that he had recently transferred into Integral Law and there was money owing from the transferor (for which, of course Integral Law, as transferee, was liable). On the winding up application, the High Court reviewed his case. It dismissed the company’s application to restrain its former employee from presenting a winding up petition in relation to alleged unpaid salary. He declined to let
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