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Transfer of undertakings

Transfer of undertakings

Law of the United Kingdom and Ireland > England and Wales > Consolidation and merger

Edition Details

  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): England
  • Publication Information: London : Sweet & Maxwell, ©1998
  • Material: Updating loose-leaf
  • Type: Continually Updated Resource
  • Permalink: http://books.lawi.org.uk/transfer-of-undertakings-78952/ (Stable identifier)

Short Description

1 volume (Loose-leaf) ; 27 cm

Purpose and Intended Audience

Useful for students learning an area of law, Transfer of undertakings is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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Bibliographic information

  • Responsable Person: general editors: John Bowers [and others].
  • Publication Date: 1998/9999
  • Copyright Date: 1998/
  • Location: London
  • Country/State: England
  • Number of Editions: 1 editions
  • First edition Date: 1997
  • Last edition Date: 1998
  • General Notes: Includes index.
    Kept up to date with releases.
  • Languages: British English
  • Library of Congress Code: KD2127
  • Dewey Code: 344.41012596
  • ISBN: 075200476X 9780752004761 075200476X
  • OCLC: 876821035

Main Contents

Part 1 When does the TUPE apply?: the European concept of “relevant transfer”; Regulation 3 meaning of relevant transfer; special legislative provision for transfer. Part 2 Legal principles – automatic transfer: who is covered?; what is covered?; legal principles and problems. Part 3 Legal principles – special protection against dismissal: legal principles. Part 4 Legal principles – information/consultation: the legislative scheme; appropriate representatives; accommodation and facilities for appropriate representatives; affected employees; the duty to inform; the duty to consult; tripartite transfers; hiving down; the special circumstances defence; remedies; checklist – the obligations of the transferer and transferee. Part 5 Legal principles – contracting-out: Reg 12 – general principles. Part 6 Long-range planning: weighing up share v asset sale; preparing for the sale; developing a strategy for informing and consulting employee representatives. Part 7 Commercial negotiations: information retrieval; warranties/undertakings; indemnities; outsourcing. Part 8 Litigation/tribunal procedures: Hig Court; industrial tribunals.

Summary Note

This is a guide to the effects of the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations and subsequent interpretation by the courts. The regulations are explained clearly, with advice on when they apply and to whom, in all types of situations. '''

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  • Article Name: Transfer of undertakings
  • Author: Kenneth Birkbeck
  • Description: Transfer of undertakings Law of the United Kingdom and Ireland > England and Wales > Consolidation and merger Edition [...]

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