Providing employment advice on business sales, acquisitions and outsourcing including on the application of TUPE
If you are disposing of or acquiring a business, or involved in the outsourcing or insourcing of in-house services such as Payroll or HR, the employment rights of affected employees may be protected under the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006.
The employment team can provide answers to queries you may have such as:
- What happens to employee contracts?
- What are your consultation obligations?
- What employee information are you obliged to provide to the other party in the transaction?
- What happens if you need to make redundancies or other changes in connection with the business transfer or outsourcing arrangements?
We will work with you (and our Corporate and Commercial Department where instructed) to guide you through the process so as to minimise the risk of claims and the impact of the transfer on affected employees.
We have prepared a question and answer brief on questions we are often asked about transfers subject to the TUPE rules.