Business Transfers news

28 August 2014

TUPE update

If you are responsible for bidding for contracts, you will doubtless be familiar with TUPE, the legislation which protects employees’ employment rights when a contract is passed from one contractor to another. As a rule of thumb, whether you are the incoming or outgoing contractor, you can expect TUPE to apply on a change of contractor. However, a recent case in the Employment Appeal Tribunal Horizon Security Services Limited v (1) Ndeze (2) The PCS Group shows that this may not always be the case.