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18TUPE transfers

Aims and Objectives

After reading this chapter you should be able to:

  • ■ Understand the background to the Acquired Rights Directive and its implementation in the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations
  • ■ Understand to whom the regulations apply
  • ■ Understand the nature of a TUPE transfer
  • ■ Understand the effect of a TUPE transfer
  • ■ Understand the position on dismissal resulting from a TUPE transfer
  • ■ Understand the role of consultation in a transfer
  • ■ Critically analyse the area of TUPE transfers and the relationship between the Directive and the Regulations
  • ■ Apply the principles to factual situations

18.1 The origins and aims of law on transfer of undertakings

A transfer of an undertaking refers to the ...

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