CHARITY | The effect of TUPE


When your charity is going through a restructure, you will have one hundred things on your to do list. One of the most important is thinking about what happens to any new staff that are coming on board. For example, if you are tendering for a contract to provide services and the contract involves providing […]

TUPE – duty to inform and consult

mediation in the workplace

When preparing for a TUPE transfer on the sale of a business, both the seller (the transferor) and buyer (transferee) have a duty to inform and consult about the transfer. But what does this involve? Seller’s duties The seller must inform the appropriate representatives of the following information: ·         The fact that there will be […]

Changing employment terms after TUPE

fixed term employment contract

The Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006, known as the TUPE Regulations, exist to protect employees if the business they work for changes hands. The regulations also apply if the commercial contract they work on, or part of the business they work for, is transferred from one employer to another. Get your FREE […]

How TUPE applies when buying or selling a business


If you are buying or selling your business, you need to think about what happens to your employees. This means you need to get to grips with the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations, commonly known as TUPE. These Regulations protect an employee’s rights when the business they work for or the commercial contract […]

Change management and employment law

supporting employees during change change management

Change can be scary and unsettling.   Some employees may openly accept change, thinking about how it can positively affect their role and work. Others may mistrust something new, but grudgingly accept it. And there may also be the odd one or two that flat out refuse it, which means employers need to find ways […]



Where a commercial contract to provide services changes hands (known as a “service provision change”), the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection from Employment) Regulations 2006 (TUPE) provides protection to affected employees. TUPE has the effect of transferring those employees assigned to the entity or activity that is transferring to the new employer with all their rights […]

Micro-Businesses Obligations

31st July saw the last of the 2014 TUPE changes come into force. Now, micro-businesses (those with fewer than ten employees) are able to inform and consult employees directly where there are no existing appropriate representatives. This sensible reform greatly reduces the burden on small business owners. Whilst this is a welcome improvement, we are […]